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Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy September 3, 2013

Disaster recovery plans, procedures

In the wake of the natural disasters, maintenance professionals and motor repairers need creative solutions to speed the removal of moisture and contamination from thousands of swamped motors.

By Chuck Yung
Maintenance Strategy September 3, 2013

Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors

Two mistaken ideas about how to dry wet windings have persisted for years. One is that heating the windings with a welding machine is good way to dry out an electric motor. The other is that windings should not be dried at oven temperatures above 180 F.

By Chuck Yung
Maintenance Strategy August 28, 2013

Survey: Manufacturing job confidence, mobility on the rise

Randstad Index find four in 10 workers may look to switch jobs in next 12 months

Maintenance Strategy August 28, 2013

Sharing data on quality performance more likely in manufacturing

ASQ study finds most companies link quality with top management

Maintenance Strategy August 19, 2013

Consideration when deciding to repair NEMA Premium motors

Further investigation needed before making a decision on motor repair

By Thomas H. Bishop
Maintenance Strategy August 15, 2013

Despite hot issues, plant managers keep their cool

Companies all over the world are thriving and growing amidst the challenging economy, but certainty about the future remains murky

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Maintenance Strategy August 9, 2013

So, how long should bearings last?

While circumstances vary, best practices suggest bearings should last eight to 12 years if properly maintained

By Andy Page, GP Allied
Maintenance Strategy August 9, 2013

Subsurface fatigue can lead to bearing failure

A combination of technologies can alert to the early signs of failure

By Andy Page, GP Allied
Maintenance Strategy August 8, 2013

India machine tool market seen as emerging force

Experienced manufacturers see a pathway to success in newly industrialized market

Maintenance Strategy August 7, 2013

Siemens: ֱ facility still learns from experience

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Siemens has used the experience of its workers all over the world to build and expand their operations

By Plant Engineering