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Maintaining Wastewater Treatment Systems

Continuous vibration monitoring of pump stations at a major wastewater treatment plant pays off for the City of Tampa. The Howard F. Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (HFCAWTP) is a state-of-the-art facility that treats all wastewater discharged from the City of Tampa, fl, system from approximately 100,000 accounts. The plant has a license capacity of […]

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Viewpoint: Notice Anything New?

Jane Alexander, Editor-In_Chief Now that you’ve read through this month’s magazine, it’s fair to ask if you’ve noticed anything new on our cover and in our pages. You should have. That’s because we’ve made changes in some wording and visual elements to support a sharpening of our focus. With this issue of Maintenance Technology, we […]

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Uptime: Cheaper Is Not Always Better

Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor Now that you’ve read through this month’s magazine, it’s fair to ask if you’ve noticed anything new on our cover and in our pages. You should have. That’s because we’ve made changes in some wording and visual elements to support a sharpening of our focus. With this issue of Maintenance Technology, […]

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Ultrasonic Showcase

Keep the following information in mind as you seek out the best product for your specific needs. Ultrasonic technology can be one of the most valuable items in a predictive maintenance “toolbox.” This equipment can locate unwanted leaks, arcing, bearing noise and other problems in your mechanical and electrical equipment. Used effectively, ultrasonic technology can […]

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Enhancing safety and productivity…Is There Voltage?

With the help of new pre-verification devices, coming up with the right answer has gotten safer, easier and much quicker for one Arkansas paper mill. Electrical safety demands that we know the right answer to one question: “Is there voltage?” Since a wrong answer can have life-threatening consequences— like arc flash, for example—it’s important for […]

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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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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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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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