Tag: air leaks

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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How to Purchase a used Ultra Probe for Air Leak Detection

What to look for when you purchase a Used Ultra Probe UE100 Greetings Today we’re going to look at UE systems Ultra Probe 100 This is an analog ultra pro we’re going to look at what should be in the kit… For sure you should have a manual it has many pages of terrific information… […]
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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 3 of the 5 steps in Developing a World Class Maintenance Organization

Step 1:  Rank your Equipment and collect some simple data. Step 2: Control your critical spare parts. Step 3 Stop Wasted PMs Typically 50% of PM’s are wasted. An example would be doing a PM in an electrical panel, the goal is to tighten the 100 or so connections, typically 1 or 2 will need […]
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Can a compressed air leak survey save your shop $10,000 to $50,000?

 Yes it can… Try  spending the money you save from a good air leak survey on some tools to keep you out of the breakdown mode. Scenario #1      200 HP of compressed air, 100 HP full time and 100 HP as backup. house pressure is 107 to maintain 100 PSI throughout the system. […]
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What is EUA? And why should I care?

Energize CT’s EUA has been created as an economic development initiative for the manufacturing sector. Sponsored by Eversource the assessment helps manufacturers qualify and identify specific energy reduction opportunities and the efficient measures needed to reduce kWh and CCF consumption. This study that looks at how much, where, and when you use energy. This assessment […]
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