Archive | November, 2010

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6:08 pm
November 15, 2010
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From Our Perspective: Daring To Imagineer

ken_bannisterI’ve been doing a lot of research for my upcoming “Don’t Procrastinate … Innovate!” series of columns outlining innovative, value-based maintenance approaches, tips and tricks for this magazine’s sister publication, Maintenance Technology. The process has put me in touch, so to speak, with a number of industrial and scientific visionaries.

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4:38 pm
November 14, 2010
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Problem Solvers

lmtndcreformSafer Oil-Pail Carts 

Oil-pail carts built with the Creform® System provide safe storage and disposal of oily or solvent-soaked rags. Comprised of plastic-coated steel pipe, mechanical joints and hardware accessories, this easily moved system keeps the pail approximately 24″ above the floor. With its ESD-rated components, grounding a pail to the system structure helps dissipate static charges. A spring assists the closing feature, ensuring a barrier is in place, thereby limiting oxygen and ignition access.

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5:59 am
November 14, 2010
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Boosting Your Bottom Line: Life-Cycle Cost — The Real Purchase Price

motor-decisions-matterLife-cycle cost (LCC) analysis is a powerful method of evaluating the total costs over the lifetime of equipment or systems. A basic LCC analysis will reflect purchase, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal costs. Looking beyond the initial purchase price will help you understand where your organization spends its money.

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