We asked members of the operations team in process manufacturing: What is the strategic role of the Reliability Engineer (RE)? The answers vary from a good understanding of the strategic impact of a reliability engineer to more simple responses like
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Here you’ll find helpful free reliability and maintenance resources, articles, and videos to help you run your plant well. You can see some of our most popular posts below.
At Fletcher Challenge Canada’s Crofton, B.C., Pulp Mill, A Preventive Maintenance Program Stressing Teamwork Helps Avoid Breakdowns
The pulp and paper industry in Western Canada is in a period of unprecedented change. Against a background of poor markets, rising costs, aging plants, a shrinking fiber supply, and unceasing pressure from owners to improve returns, managers are being
For decades, many “experts” have used the graph in Figure 1 to discuss the optimum level of maintenance. This Figure is based on an old-fashioned, yet widespread approach that bases preventive maintenance on Fixed Time Maintenance (FTM) replacements and overhauls
Best reliability and maintenance practices take several years to develop, normally 3-6 years. It starts with a strong leader who realizes an improved availability, quality and throughput can increase revenue and profits for the corporation. As the leader drives and
We often get the following two questions: 1. With what condition monitoring technique are failures usually found?2. What is the cost saving associated with finding failures? The answer depends on the current equipment condition, the amount of equipment, the type
Reliability and Maintenance Book Resources
IDCON’s Reliability and Maintenance and Books are a unique collection focused on practical hands-on tips and techniques. These books have been developed by consultants who have spent their life in the industry.
There are 9 books in the collection:
- Condition Monitoring Standards Books (Vol. I, II III and IV)
- Preventive Maintenance Essential Care and Condition Monitoring Manual
- Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
- Results Oriented Reliability and Maintenance Management
- Reliability-Focused Spare Parts and Materials Management
- Knocking Bolts
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At IDCON, we understand the pressure you face trying to build a reliable plant.
We provide side-by-side, reliability and maintenance consulting and training designed to keep your equipment running.
For over 45 years, we’ve partnered with hundreds of manufacturing plants around the world to eliminate the costs and the pressure caused by unreliable equipment.
And we’d love to do the same for you.