Following up on an article about connections and interdependencies between ISO 55000 and 14000, this one digs into evaluation of environmental impacts of products and processes from cradle to grave.
Some sites haven’t gotten the memo or haven’t paid attention to it: A plant’s costly fourth “utility” is not a good manual-cleaning option on several counts, including safety and reliability.
The ESA method provides a good look into the condition of electrical and mechanical components upstream and downstream from a motor. That includes producing valuable info on pumping systems.
Three new GloWear high-visibility vests from Ergodyne were designed with specific workers in mind.
You don’t need a microscope to find an elephant. You just need to follow the tracks. Same goes for solving big problems in plants and facilities. Check out the author’s 5-step process.
If an organization is ISO 14000-certified, the very existence of ISO 55000 could place that certification at risk should the organization fail to take environmental life-cycle impacts into account.
The role of reliability pros is a proactive one. Machinery quality assessments can be a cost-effective part of their toolkits, whether they’re evaluating new or existing equipment.
When maintainers leave job sites, the chance to collect crucial data and record the scene evaporates. Such activities, though, are among the most critical steps in maintenance.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and you’ll see some interesting ones in this article. The good news? Rotor-bar failures aren’t common in properly applied systems.
IDEM switches from AutomationDirect are said to be suitable for all industry applications.