Archive | April, 1998

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April 2, 1998
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MAINTECH: For the Action-Oriented Manager

For a number of years, MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY Magazine has been looking forward to the opportunity to sponsor a conference and trade show designed specifically for its readers. We know that members of the maintenance reliability community have a number of events from which to choose. However, we believe there is still room for another if […]

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April 2, 1998
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More Thoughts About Responsible Custodianship

My second and third articles in this series suggested that the development of maintenance strategy consists of three main elements: Determine the maintenance requirements of each asset Decide what resources are required to fulfill the requirements effectively Implement the systems needed to manage the resource efficiently. It also was stressed that the only way to […]

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April 2, 1998
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CMMS Failure Is Not An Option

Helpful information for getting a failing CMMS implementation projectback on track. You spent a quarter of a million dollars and countless hours of productivity to purchase a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Good. Smart move. But it has been 6 months, and so far all you’ve gotten from the software is headaches. Maintenance supervisors claim […]

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April 1, 1998
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Importance of Machinery Alignment Records

Recording coupling alignment data can be tedious, but it is worth the effort. Future jobsgo faster and smoother. Sample forms providethe basis for designingyour own recording and reporting sheets. Over the past 20 years, awareness of the beneficial effects of accurate and precise shaft alignment has increased dramatically. It would appear, therefore, that precision shaft […]

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April 1, 1998
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The Empowerment Checklist

A true revolution is taking place in American leadership style as companies move from the era of command and control to one of employee empowerment. Managers and supervisors are being challenged to redefine their roles in this new era. We at HSB Reliability Technologies have been facing questions about visions, missions, expectations, and empowerment with […]

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