Archive | 2002

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8:07 pm
February 1, 2002
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The Secret To Life

Robert C. Baldwin, CMRP, Editor While surfing down the cable channels the other day, I clicked on the movie “City Slickers” and stayed long enough to enjoy the “secret to life” scene. That is where city slicker Mitch Robins (Billy Crystal) and tough trail boss Curly (Jack Palance) get to know each other while driving […]

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7:30 pm
February 1, 2002
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Digital Telemetry Monitors Motor Health

The system consists of three physical elements: the rotor collar—a split ring clamped around the motor output shaft, a copper pickup loop surrounding the rotor collar, and a receiver unit. There is a scene in the movie “Hunt for Red October” to which maintenance personnel can relate. In it, the skipper of a Russian attack […]

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7:15 pm
February 1, 2002
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I'll Meet You On The Web

Numerologists report that 2002 is the year of partnership and collaboration. As you begin new initiatives and improvement programs, you may want to ask yourself how you can approach these goals as part of a team rather than alone. There may be many resources available locally; however, there is a world full of useful information […]

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2:09 pm
February 1, 2002
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Process Improvement and Integration

Increasingly, organizations are required to do more with less to stay afloat in today’s difficult economy. This places a heavy burden on maintenance personnel. It is imperative that you implement world-class processes that ensure your assets perform efficiently, and that you implement the appropriate computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) or enterprise asset management (EAM) technologies […]

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9:23 pm
January 1, 2002
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Reaping the Benefits of CMMS

Optimizing a CMMS purchase requires purpose and dedication from beginning to end. The effectiveness of maintenance can make the difference between success and insolvency, between limping by financially and organizational excellence. Many companies and organizations consider their computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and processes as catalysts for achieving a competitive advantage. Yet, good intentions are […]

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8:04 pm
January 1, 2002
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Where To Place Your Bets In 2002

Robert C. Baldwin, CMRP, Editor Good news. At least I think it could be good news. The dot-com bust and the telecom disaster have messed up spending in the information technology (IT) sector. Analysts are saying that there will be negligible growth in IT spending this year. Why is that good news? If you are […]

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7:12 pm
January 1, 2002
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Taming the World Wide Web

Welcome to the first of what we expect will be many columns designed to map some of the most productive areas of the information superhighway to help you increase maintenance and reliability productivity in your organization. You are probably spending more and more time online and we want to make that time more useful. This […]

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