Get more value from your CMMS (Part II): Integrations for improving machine health
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Get more value from your CMMS (Part II): Integrations for improving machine health

You may be surprised by how supercharged your CMMS can be when connected to more powerful sensors, software, and other compatible systems. Your CMMS is designed to support maintenance and reliability, and the outcomes only get better with systems that interoperate. Integrations can be painless and can set your company up for years to come….

Get more value from your CMMS (Part I): Best usage models for business impact and user adoption
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Get more value from your CMMS (Part I): Best usage models for business impact and user adoption

Some of the most game-changing features and usages of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) often get overlooked. That’s a drag on your ROI and can be rectified by simple instruction and training. In this webinar, Michael Mills, a senior solutions engineer for Fluke Reliability, breaks down a typical company’s CMMS usage model. Then, he…

How a defect elimination program works and why it could work for you
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How a defect elimination program works and why it could work for you

“Defect elimination” has become a hot topic in the reliability world. But what exactly does it mean? Defect elimination is a bottom-up approach that uses small teams tackling small projects with broad participation. With that stronger involvement comes a greater understanding and buy-in to the reliability improvement effort. In this webinar, expert Michelle Ledet Henley…

Industrial machine alignment: Tips for getting precise measurements in demanding conditions
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Industrial machine alignment: Tips for getting precise measurements in demanding conditions

Mines, sawmills, and pulp and paper plants represent some of the toughest environments to maintain machine alignment. Matt Joinson, the owner and operator of Jaffray Millwright and Welding, located in Jaffray, British Columbia, knows this well. He’s got many stories to tell as well as advice for alignment professionals across sectors. Joining him in this…

How today’s advanced electric motor testing technologies expose motor failure
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How today’s advanced electric motor testing technologies expose motor failure

The increasingly sophisticated motor testing technologies used today quickly identify anomalies and mechanisms leading to motor failure. In this presentation, Don Donofrio, veteran instructor and consultant for The Snell Group, an internationally recognized expert in electric motor testing training and research, demonstrates the methods used for de-energized and energized motor testing. These methods are powered…

It’s 2021. How’s your IIoT program doing?
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It’s 2021. How’s your IIoT program doing?

If you’ve been waiting until the time is right to begin focusing on your Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiatives, you just might be waiting too long. The fact is that the concept of interconnected applications, equipment, and technology is more than just an abstraction. The IIoT market is forecast to grow to $110.6 billion…

Root causes of lubricant degradation and how to prevent it from harming your machines
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Root causes of lubricant degradation and how to prevent it from harming your machines

Oil analysis is a primary way to determine lubrication breakdown, a sign of potential premature failure in critical and other assets. Lubricant degradation occurs in six ways—oxidation, thermal degradation, micro dieseling, electrostatic spark discharge, additive depletion, and contamination. Expert Sanya Mathura, founder of Trinidad-based Strategic Reliability Solutions, Ltd., introduces the basic concepts of lubrication, and…

The rise of the connected worker: implications for maintenance and operations in 2021

The rise of the connected worker: implications for maintenance and operations in 2021

As more plants move ahead with their digitalization strategies, individual maintenance and reliability professionals will find themselves becoming increasingly “connected” in 2021. But what does that actually look like? Where are the biggest differences, what are the speedbumps we should watch out for and which opportunities are the most exciting? Keith Larson, editor-in-chief of Control…

Why you must rank your assets for ‘criticalness’

Why you must rank your assets for ‘criticalness’

Typically within an organization, asset criticality is visualized on a ranked list known as an Asset Criticality Ranking. In this webinar, Fluke Reliability experts Frederic Baudart and Gregory Perry discuss “criticality” as one of the most misused terms in the maintenance reliability world. Organizations often use this word when they really should be talking about…