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Preventive Maintenance, Essential Care and Condition Monitoring Book

Author: Idhammar, Idhammar, Et Al.
Pages: 337
Released: September 1999
Cover: Soft cover


This preventive maintenance book is a “must have” for all maintenance professionals. It is a unique resource for improving maintenance management processes and learning smart preventive maintenance (PM), condition monitoring, inspection and troubleshooting techniques on a wide variety of components including pumps, motors, gears, bearings, chain, pipes and valves, couplings, seals, fans, lubrications, lifting equipment, hydraulics, pneumatics, compressors, steam, electrical systems, etc. The condition monitoring and PM techniques are presented in the book together with inspection tools and examples of how to inspect and prevent failures for a number of standard components. The maintenance book carefully explains how to set up and improve a preventive maintenance program in any industry. The reliability book teaches the reader how to organize condition monitoring, lubrication, alignment, cleaning, and other preventive maintenance systems into one orchestrated process. Add to cart to buy.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Moving From Reactive to Results Oriented Maintenance (ROM)

1.1 Objective of This book
1.2 Introduction to IDCON, INC
1.3 Maintenance Management - Results Oriented Maintenance

Section 2: Using ROM to Optimize Your Preventive Maintenance Process

2.1 PM/ECCM Philosophy
2.2 Definitions for PM/ECCM
2.3 Selecting Maintainability Method
2.4 Implement Selected Maintainability Method
2.5 Document the PM /ECCM process
2.6 Documentation of Condition Monitoring - Concepts and Definitions
2.7 Equipment Numbers
2.8 Standard (Inspection) Text
2.9 Who should run the inspection Route?
2.10 Inspect on What Frequency?
2.11 Organizing an inspection Route

Section 3: Fasteners, Welds, and Foundation, Spring Supported Elements, and Keys

3.1 Fasteners
3.2 Welds
3.3 Foundations
3.4 Spring Supported Elements
3.5 Keys, Key-Ways, and Locking Devices

Section 4: Valves and Pipes

4.1 Valves
4.2 Pipes

Section 5: Introduction to Ball and Roller Bearings

5.1 Bearing Types
5.2 Bearing Terminology
5.3 Ball Bearing Nomenclature and Designations
5.4 Ball Bearings
5.5 Bearing Damage and its Causes
5.6 Adding Lubrication
5.7 Condition Monitoring Methods for Bearings

Section 6: Chains

6.1 Inspection on Chain Drives
6.2 Alignment
6.3 Chain Drive Condition Monitoring and Troubleshooting Guide

Section 7: Belts

7.1 V-Belts
7.2 Tools for Condition Monitoring of Belts
7.3 High Torque Drive (HTD) Belts
7.4 Belt Troubleshooting Guide

Section 8: Couplings

8.1 General
8.2 Misalignment
8.3 Laser Alignment
8.4 Condition Monitoring
8.5 Shaft Couplings
8.6 Couplings Alignment Tolerances

Section 9: Gear Boxes

9.1 Basic Gear Types
9.2 Gear Wear Patterns and Failure Types
9.3 Condition Monitoring of Gear Boxes While Running
9.4 Condition Monitoring of Gear Boxes During Shutdown
9.5 Condition Monitoring Aids
9.6 Summary of Condition Monitoring and Preventive Maintenance of a Gearbox

Section 10: Seals

10.1 Packing Types
10.2 Lantern Ring
10.3 Installing Packing
10.4 Mechanical Seals
10.5 Condition Monitoring of Seals

Section 11: Pumps

11.1 Centrifugal Pump
11.2 Submersible Pump

Section 12: Fans and Blowers

12.1 Fans
12.2 Common Fan Terms
12.3 Fan Troubleshooting Guide
12.4 Heavy Duty Fan Condition Monitoring Guide
12.5 Blowers
12.6 Blower Condition Monitoring Guide
12.7 Blower Troubleshooting Guide

Section 13: Heat Exchangers

13.1 General
13.2 Condition Monitoring of Heat Exchangers

Section 14: Lifting Equipment / Cranes

14.1 End Trucks with Drive
14.2 Frame and Girders
14.3 Hoist Unit
14.4 Wire Rope
14.5 Hook and Hook Block
14.6 Sliding Controls

Section 15: Conveyors

15.1 Condition Monitoring of Belt Conveyors
15.2 Condition Monitoring of Plate
15.3 Condition Monitoring of Roller Conveyors
15.4 Condition Monitoring of Screw Conveyor

Section 16: Hydraulic Systems

16.1 General
16.2 Contamination
16.3 Fluid and Temperature Recommendations
16.4 Leakage
16.5 Condition Monitoring of Hydraulic Cylinder (Non-Rotating)
16.6 Hydraulic System Troubleshooting Guide

Section 17: Lubrication Systems

17.1 Function and Types
17.2 Lubrication Control
17.3 Lubricating Methods
17.4 Deterioration and Contamination
17.5 Condition Monitoring of Lubrication Oils
17.6 Condition Monitoring of Centralized Grease Lubrication System

Section 18: Pneumatic (Compressed Air) System

18.1 Air Quality
18.2 Air Handling
18.3 Condition Monitoring of an Air Handling Station

Section 19: Air Compressors

19.1 General
19.2 Reciprocating Type Compressor
19.3 Rotary Screw Compressor
19.4 Rotary Screw Compressor Troubleshooting Guide
19.5 Air Compressor Condition Monitoring Guide

Section 20: Steam and Condensate Systems

20.1 Steam Traps
20.2 Condition Monitoring
20.3 Steam System Condition Monitoring Guide

Section 21: Electrical Systems

21.1 General
21.2 AC Motors
21.3 DC Motors
21.4 Breakers
21.5 Relays - General
21.6 Transformers
21.7 Motor Control Center
21.8 Switchgear Cubicles and Control Panels
21.9 Cables and Conduits
21.10 Power Capacitors
21.11 Thermography
21.12 Batteries
21.13 Photoelectric Sensors

Section 22: Rotary Joints

22.1 Lug Supported Joints
22.2 Self Supported Joints
22.3 Seal Rings
22.4 Rotary Steam-Joint, Johnson without compressor
22.5 Rotary Steam-Joint, Johnson with compressor
22.6 Rotary Steam-Joint, Johnson
22.7 Rotary Joint - Dryer, Beloit, CS Simplex

Section 23: Instruments & Aids for Condition Monitoring and Troubleshooting

23.1 Temperature Measurements
23.2 Visual Inspections
23.3 Leak/Crack/Thickness Detection and Measurement
23.4 Rotating Equipment Condition Monitoring Tools
23.5 Fluid Monitoring/Contamination Control
23.6 Using Alignment Tools
23.7 Additional Useful Instruments

Appendix A: Acronyms

Appendix B: Condition Monitoring Standards

AC Motor
Gear Coupling

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