Archive | March, 2008

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Lubrication Of Electric Motor Bearings

Bearing failure or proper lubrication? The choice is yours. Better lubrication practices could prevent the type of bearing damage that leads to costly premature motor failures in countless plants. How are you taking care of these crucial activities in your operations? Proper lubrication of ball and roller bearings in electric motors is essential to their […]

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Gear And Reducer Inspection And Analysis

Where do you start? What’s important? How do know that you’re doing it right? When a small reducer fails, in most plants the usual reaction is to replace it without even opening it up to see what happened. But, when a large or critical unit is involved, the inspection and evaluation can be incredibly intimidating. […]

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Uptime: Getting Operations’ Buy-In For Reliability

Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor This is the third installment in a series on “Developing & Deploying a Reliability Culture” that began in the January 2008 issue. Getting an organization to the point where equipment and process reliability makes sense is essential for successful capital-intensive businesses. Noted reliability expert Paul Barringer, of Barringer & Associates, Inc. […]

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