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I continue to be amazed at the shameful way many plants abuse—make that “kill”—their bearings. Designed and lubricated in accordance with their actual operating conditions, bearings often outlive their parent machine’s usefulness. Unfortunately, there’s no thrill in this scenario. So, to bring in some excitement, we overload our equipment, speed it up, run it 24/7 […]
Energy-Efficient Hydraulic Fluid Shell Lubricants has added a new lubricant to its Shell Tellus hydraulic oil range that can help increase the energy efficiency of hydraulic systems.
Check out this energy-saving alternative to burnout methods. Dreisilker Electric Motors is re-introducing its trademark Motor-Safe Repair System for rewinding electric motors as an alternative to other destructive methods using burnout ovens.
In the new world of multifunction manufacturing teams, limited resources, and relentless pressure on costs, managers are wrestling with three common issues: How to prioritize the use of limited resources. How to manage for optimum results. How to measure progress. If what you measure is what you get, perhaps we had better begin from […]
One of the BIGGEST challenges we have in the “maintenance arena” is being fully valued by our senior leadership. Many don’t know that because we are routinely asked to do so much “non-maintenance” work it actually prevents us from doing productive maintenance work.
Reduce Costs With This New Mobile Diesel Gen Set Caterpillar has introduced a mobile diesel generator set to its line of towable compact products. Rated at 175 kW, the new XQ175, with a fuel-efficient Cat® C6.6 engine, offers ease of use and improved monitoring. The control panel is collocated with the distribution panel. Analog gauges […]