Tag: maintenance excellence

How NFTs will get you into Manufacturing in the future.

How NFTs will get you into Manufacturing in the future! https://vimeo.com/724057738 In this episode we will talk about what NFTs are and how they will be use in the future of manufacturing. In the last episode we talked about 3D printing, block chain and now NFTs.  NFT are the next step in the future of […]
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What is Block Chain in Manufacturing

As factories around the world become increasingly interconnected, the influence of blockchain is becoming more prevalent. The Factory of the Future spans across a whole network of machines, parts, products and value chain participants. Now, more than ever, manufacturers face the challenge of securely sharing data. Blockchain can give transparency and trust through all stages […]
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What the Future of Maintenance Holds for All of Us.

The Future of Maintenance, when we live to 100 years old. Because life expectance is going up a lot, we as Maintenance professionals need to prepare by learning these new things. We are not going to retire at 65 anymore. A maintenance person 20 -30 years old today will live to be 110 years old. […]
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A Great CMMS

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

MTBF, MTTR, MTTF: What is the Difference. A Guide to Failure Codes and Metrics   This is a terrific article I found 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 […]
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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… 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 backwards…This […]
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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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