Category: Getting out of the breakdown mode

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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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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The Maintenance Geek is speaking at EASTEC on May 16th at 3:50 – 4:25pm

  Please mark you calendars:   Tuesday May 16th at 3:50 pm. Register today and get ready for the EASTEC experience, including: Hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies, equipment and products Keynotes and technical presentations with industry leaders and experts Networking opportunities to meet new contacts and develop relationships Resources that can solve your […]
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The Maintenance Geek has been asked to speak at EASTEC in May…

May 16-18, 2017 | Eastern States  Exposition, West Springfield, Massachusetts I was pleased to find out that I have been accepted to speak at EASTEC. Here is the letter I received: Dear Robert: On behalf of SME, thank you for submitting an abstract for EASTEC 2017.  We are pleased to inform you that your abstract, […]
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5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization is available

Are your best maintenance professionals ready to retire?  Do your younger people need to work smarter not harder? In General, breakdowns are 5 to 10 times more expensive that preventing it in the first place.   My new book 5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization is out and available on Amazon.com   http://amzn.to/2c78hia If you want […]
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Putting Together the 5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization

Are your best maintenance professionals ready to retire?  Do your younger people need to work smarter not harder? In General, breakdowns are 5 to 10 times more expensive that preventing it in the first place. My new book 5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization is coming out next week.   Here are some highlights […]
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Step 5 of the 5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization

Are your best maintenance professionals ready to retire?  Do your younger people need to work smarter not harder? In General breakdowns are 5 to 10 times more expensive that preventing it in the first place.   My new book 5 Steps to a World Class Maintenance Organization is in final proof Here are some highlights […]
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