June 2020

Jonathan Trout, Noria Corporation

Criticality analysis is defined as the process of assigning assets a criticality rating based on their potential risk of failure. Read about how to perform a criticality analysis and more.

Dr. Nathan C. Wright, Transformational Performance Solutions

If you can achieve a proactive approach to your equipment, you can save up to 90% of what it is costing you to react to it. The universal fact about equipment is you schedule the right maintenance, or it will schedule the wrong maintenance for you. Let’s not look at the 90% possible savings but look at a 10% reduction in maintenance costs.

Jonathan Trout, Noria Corporation

Maintenance management is the process of maintaining a company’s assets and resources while controlling time and costs, ensuring maximum efficiency of the manufacturing process.

Derek Lammel, Dynapar

The key is to balance continuous vibration monitoring with periodic route-based monitoring and use the right tool for the right type of asset. This article includes examples of critical process bottlenecks and safety related assets.

Daniel Rader, Noria Corporation

Failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system (FRACAS) is an organized method of sorting through the possible means of asset failure and working back to all the possible root caus…

Christer Idhammar, IDCON

Since the mid 1970s I have been preaching the importance of a partnership between Operations and Maintenance. I see it as Operations + Maintenance = Production. You could include also stores...