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Why does silicone cause carbon brush wear in DC motors? It is known that the presence of silicone will cause very rapid wear of carbon brushes. The wear rate can be many times greater than the rate of wear would
Every plant or facility desires to have a documented PM program in place- one that is followed with discipline. Doing so provides the lowest overall maintenance and operating cost over time. Immediate benefits are:
A very important part of a cost-effective preventive maintenance program is what I call the route-based activity. These are activities that are easiest to do, and to administer, if they are presented in a list. This list can be presented
Preventing failures and extending the life your plant equipment is the linchpin to ensuring uptime. In the previous three issues of Reliable Plant, my columns touched upon defining best practices in order for leadership to clearly communicate the plant’s direction
Reliability and Maintenance Books
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 11 books in the collection:
- Condition Monitoring Standards Books (Vol. I, II III, IV, and V)
- 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
- Shutdown Turnaround Optimization Process
KEEP THINGS RUNNING
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.