Thank you for a great December! Here’s a list of the month’s posts for review:
When gauges are ignored, they can become a point of failure. Most of the plant accidents in recent years can be attributed to faulty gauges.
Since 1998, laser alignment is the industry standard method for accurately realigning belts, pulleys, sheaves, sprocket drives, and other wear components.
L&S Electric uses ultrasonic air leak surveys to detect leaks in pressure and vacuum systems, detect electrical arcing, and inspect for bearing failure.
Energy fact of the day: Within months, the US will have three oil fields producing more than 1 million barrels per day.
The dry spell affecting the dam’s power source has outlasted any other in the 77 years that the structure has generated hydro electricity.
Circuit protection is the intentional installation of a “weak link” in an electrical circuit either a fuse or circuit breaker or a circuit protection device.
Achieving a reduction in component wear and an increase in reliability is an effective and clean average bearing lubrication film thickness.
Each week, PdMA Corporation publishes a tip regarding PdM and overall motor care. Below are five such tips.
How well do you know your bearings? Take the bearing quiz and find out.
Balancing is crucial to the function and service life of rotating equipment. Imbalance is the most common cause of machine failure supported by bearings.
Avoid noise generated by poorly running machinery needs immediate attention to avoid costly downtime and decreased profit with a sound level analysis.
Competency plays a large part of safety. Having the tools for a good safety program mean nothing if nobody knows how and when to use them.