Author: TMG

A Great CMMS

The terms you need, to deal with the data you collect, to work less and make more money.

MTBF, MTTR, MTTF: The Difference, and a Guide to Failure Codes and Metrics 11 minutes Written by Ryan Chan Published on March 05, 2020 Equipment failure metrics make up an entire category of performance indicators. These failure data provide undeniable value in the maintenance setting,if properly used because equipment failures can be very costly. To leverage this […]
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A Great Article by Russ Bowman of Exair on Cabinet Cooling

Electrical Panel Heat Protection: Limitations of Fan Cooling Published on July 2, 2021 by Russ Bowman In preparation for some labor-intensive outdoor projects, I did some research into heat-related health risks, and their prevention. My first thought on prevention was getting someone else to do it, but my wife made a good case for “pride […]
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FLR’s are costing you a fortune…$$$

These can be costing you tens of thousands of dollars… They are easy to maintain… https://vimeo.com/614658810 Greetings, The most neglected piece of equipment in anybody’s shop. The FLR (Filter, Lubricator, Regulator). This is a unit that needs to be set up with all the arrows going the same way. They will not operate properly running […]
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How to Bullet Proof your Spare Parts Crib Inventory

Bullet Proof your Spare Parts Control and Grow Your Business Smaller Manufacturers suffer every day from downtime because they lack the parts they need to repair and get the equipment running full steam ahead. Get rid of parts you no longer have equipment for. 20 – 30% of your crafts people time is spent hunting […]
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8 Ways to Optimize your Compressed Air System

Shut it Off.Drop your energy bill by 20% by shutting down your compress air system when you are not running production. put in a small compressor for the equipment that must have air all the time. Fix Your Leaks.A  1/4″ air leak at 100 psi will cost you more than $2,500 a year. Older systems […]
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Get your Maintenance People Certified as FAA Certified Drone Pilots

Certify your Maintenance Personnel to be Certified Drone Pilots Do this now to Be ready for big growth this year 2021…   Smaller Manufacturers need to train their maintenance professionals now to grow their businesses. Pay for this investment by Identifying roof anomalies and preventive maintenance.    With your own maintenance pros. Keep your maintenance pros […]
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How to use predictive sensors in your maintenance strategy.

Utilizing Maintenance Sensors is an Extension of Preventive Maintenance, by John Kravontka… Predictive Sensor Overview/Strategy Utilizing maintenance sensors is an extension of preventive maintenance. It is based on the theory that equipment operates efficiently when measurements of temperature, vibration, sound, amperage, accuracy/alignment, pressure, etc., fall within acceptable limits. As the equipment wears, these measurements drift […]
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