A look at the two principal motor testing methods: de-energized and energized

A look at the two principal motor testing methods: de-energized and energized

Every industrial facility has motors. They may range in horsepower, age, OEM, and criticality, but they’re still the most common asset facing maintenance and reliability (M&R) teams. According to the Electric Power Research Institute, improving motor maintenance can improve operational efficiency by up to 15%. In a webinar he gave for Fluke Reliability in February…

Breaking down lubricant degradation by failure mode for reliable oil analysis

Breaking down lubricant degradation by failure mode for reliable oil analysis

To successfully integrate oil analysis into your machine reliability practices, you must first understand how lubricants degrade. That point was made exceedingly clear by lubricant expert Sanya Mathura in a January 2021 webinar for Fluke Reliability. Mathura, managing director of Trinidad-based Strategic Reliability Solutions, detailed the six ways lubricants degrade and offered advice on handling…

University housing streamlines work order management with CMMS

University housing streamlines work order management with CMMS

It can be challenging to keep a university housing system working properly with effective work order management and forecasting abilities of future maintenance requirements. In 2014, one university housing office began searching for an efficient way to automate work order and asset management with a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system. The univeristy’s housing assets…