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Moving from reactive to predictive maintenance can significantly improve the efficiency of any industrial process. By analyzing oil samples on a regular basis, technicians can monitor the condition of machinery and predict potential issues before they occur. This allows for planned maintenance, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.
If you’re looking for new ways to maximize uptime, you might want to learn more about Industrial Internet of Things and how it can help in preventing machine breakdowns.
There’s no better tool than oil analysis for predicting and preventing problems and optimizing machine performance. However, to understand what is really happening, you should consider multiple inputs involving your processes, practices, personnel, and application of the lubricant.
Central Lubrication Systems help extend the life of your equipment by minimizing friction and wear on moving parts. These systems provide precise amounts of lubricant to components, allowing them to stay adequately lubricated, reducing wear and tear on them.
With a limited workforce and surging demands, many plants are becoming more proactive towards equipment reliability. They are utilizing IIoT devices such as Sensei OLEX. These plants have started with a pilot program and now are installing Sensei OLEX at additional plants.
Clue is a classic mystery board game that is fun to play. But did you know that you can also learn life lessons by playing Clue that can be applied in the workplace, especially in maintenance?
Improper lubricant storage and handling can lead to contamination, safety threats and other problems with your lubricating oil. Dedicate some time to transform your entire you lube room into a clean, organized, and healthy place to store valuable lubricants.
A lubrication audit opens the door for many costs saving strategies, including a full list of recommendations on improving oil sampling procedures, assessing fluid storage and handling procedures, and setting appropriate target and alarm limits. Because of an audit a papermaking plant saved more than $500,000 a year in repairs.
Grease Lubricators are essential for any effective preventative or predictive maintenance program. Installing them will help ensure the right lubricant, in the right amount, and in the right frequency is successfully implemented as the foundation of you predictive/preventive program.