Next-generation machinery alignment tools make it much faster to become proficient

Next-generation machinery alignment tools make it much faster to become proficient

Diagnosing and correcting misalignment on critical industrial machines, including compressors, pumps, turbines, and the like, used to be the domain of only expert alignment specialists. But today’s more advanced alignment systems enable maintenance pros with a range of skills and experience levels to succeed in this important endeavor, says David Metz, a veteran millwright and…

Social distancing at work: what it means and ways to do it safely

Social distancing at work: what it means and ways to do it safely

Social distancing—the act of reducing face-to-face contact to slow the spread of contagious diseases—will reshape many workplaces for the foreseeable future. Social distancing means, among other things: Staying at least 6 feet away from other people Not gathering in groups or crowds Minimizing contact with people from other households Some critical facilities never closed, and…

How to lead and maintain reliability in a crisis
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How to lead and maintain reliability in a crisis

 What’s changed and what hasn’t in these challenging times of virus-driven decision making? As asset management and other maintenance and reliability activities continue, adherence to new pandemic-prompted standardized best practices is even more critical. In this webinar, educator and expert Dr. Klaus Blache will discuss the challenges but also the opportunities brought on by…

Maintenance planning do’s and don’ts to increase your M&R team’s effectiveness
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Maintenance planning do’s and don’ts to increase your M&R team’s effectiveness

Those responsible for reliability maintenance and asset uptime should consider adding maintenance planning to your list of critical processes. That’s a major takeaway from a Fluke Reliability Best Practice Webinar in April 2020 in which reliability expert Shon Isenhour scrutinized the quality of today’s maintenance planning practices. Isenhour, a founding partner of asset management consultant…

10 key steps to CMMS success
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10 key steps to CMMS success

 Experts estimate that up to 70 percent of initial CMMS implementations fail to meet expectations. A CMMS implementation is not just about CMMS data. It also involves centering empirical asset health data within your own cohesive synergy involving people, processes, and technology. In this webinar, Gregory Perry, Fluke Reliability Senior Consultant, explores the 10…

Plant Engineering survey: Top 10 actions in response to the pandemic

Plant Engineering survey: Top 10 actions in response to the pandemic

Consider where your organization is now in its response to the coronavirus and compare that to the results of two COVID-19-related surveys conducted in March 2020 by CFE Media & Technology. The publishers surveyed manufacturers and other industry professionals about the impact COVID-19 would have on their organization and how they would respond. Participants in…

Boost Workplace Safety and Compliance with eMaint CMMS Software

Boost Workplace Safety and Compliance with eMaint CMMS Software

Enhancing your organization’s workplace safety program and adjusting both your onsite and offsite operational processes immediately, rather than post-COVID-19, will pay off in the future. Most likely, you’ll soon need to meet additional compliance regulations and, although there are no new mandates yet, many manufacturing and other industrial sectors expect them to come. Meanwhile, you…

Adaptive alignment: the next generation in laser shaft alignment systems
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Adaptive alignment: the next generation in laser shaft alignment systems

 What if laser shaft alignment systems could automatically adapt to different assets, simple-to-complex alignment challenges, and any user’s skills and experience? Such adaptability is the hallmark of a new generation of laser alignment technology. With it, alignment jobs get done faster and with higher precision. In this webinar, Jonathan Gough, Fluke Reliability Product Manager…

Q&A on early learnings from the pandemic

Q&A on early learnings from the pandemic

Ramesh Gulati, Asset Management and Reliability Specialist at Jacobs Asset Management Group, discussed in a recent webinar some of the early lessons learned and the impact they will have on maintenance and reliability teams going forward. During the webinar, Ramesh held a Q&A session. What would be the major impediments to restructure the work dynamic in…

Lessons from the pandemic to help maintenance & reliability pros be more effective
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Lessons from the pandemic to help maintenance & reliability pros be more effective

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread havoc across the globe but has also brought key learnings that may change the way we do business forever. These will likely include more workplace protections such as hand sanitizer and PPE, more distance between workspaces and people, and a heavier reliance on technology for sharing data, communicating, and…