Archive | October, 2007

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The Fundamentals: How To Write A Standard Maintenance Procedure

Shortcuts won’t work when it comes to developing the type of clear, easy-to-understand instructions that everyone can follow. A Standard Maintenance Procedure, or SMP, is a written set of instructions that specifies how a maintenance procedure is to be performed. It should be specific and detailed enough so that a qualified maintenance technician who has […]

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The 7 Highly Effective Steps Of Remanufacturing

Undecided on the path to take? Here’s how the choice to remanufacture is helping end users across industry increase Mean Time Between Failures. As more and more manufacturers turn to automation to improve their productivity and profitability, asset management becomes an even bigger part of the overall picture. Deciding whether to repair, remanufacture or replace […]

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Capacity Assurance Market

IR Camera With Real-Time 14-bit Digital Recording         Based on a high performance 320×240 detector array, Electrophysics’ TVS-200EX infrared camera produces very high quality thermal images. Advanced features include in-camera real-time 14-bit digital recording, image fusion of thermal and visible images as well as temperature alarm functions. Wide angle and telephoto lenses are available as accessories. […]

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Inexpensive Electrical System Insurance

Surge protection devices… The concepts are simple, the solutions straightforward. You’ll find it much less expensive to keep surges and electrical noise from frying your equipment and processes than to recover from the aftereffects of such events. When it comes to losses from electrical and electronic equipment failure and disruption, few events can match the […]

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Going for the gold…Part II

In the first installment of this series, the author discussed overcoming some common misconceptions to help you on your way to becoming an Elegant Maintenance Manager. This month, he deals with bringing corrective maintenance under control and extending it to preventive maintenance work to achieve efficiencies consistent with the assigned budget. If one could get […]

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Real-World Learnin

We’ve said it before: We are always interested in reader feedback, no matter how it reaches us. Letters sent directly to our contributors in response to their respective columns or features can be especially helpful in that they often allow us to draw conclusions on the state-of-the-art, the mood of the industry, etc. That, in […]

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Boosting Your Bottom Line: Optimizing Motor-Driven Systems Can Save Big

Your company can achieve signifi cant energy and bottom-line savings by implementing an effective motor management plan. With a welldefi ned, proactive plan in place, you are in position to optimize the benefi ts of NEMA Premium™ motors and best practice repair. But, the savings don’t stop there. Examining and optimizing motors as part of […]

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