Tag: get 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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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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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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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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