Reliability and Maintenance

IDCON INC Reliability Tip: How to Use Root Cause Problem Elimination (RCPE) during Corrective Maintenance

Imagine you work in a mill as a mechanic and get a work order that states: Replace bearings on a press roll due to high vibration level. You complete the work and the damaged bearings and seals were replaced according to the plan. The machine was started up and is now producing paper again.

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Operations Maintenance Coordinator: A Beneficial Role

TORBJÖRN IDHAMMAR, IDCON INC. Why do we need an Operations Maintenance Coordinator? Maintaining a good Reliability and Maintenance program requires sharpening existing skills and reminding ourselves of what we already know: that improving production reliability largely depends on the commitment and involvement of operations. To achieve this, assigning the role of an Operations Maintenance Coordinator (OMC) is critical. It is ...

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Small Jobs in Maintenance

Small jobs are managed instead of planned; they do not need to go through the formal planning process. However, there are some controls that must be followed to prevent this job category from being abused.

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Keeping it Simple – Some Principles of Successful Reliability and Maintenance Management

free reliability and maintenance webinar

On April 20th at 10:30-11:00 AM (EST) in his second webinar in the “Keeping it Simple” series, Reliability and Maintenance Management expert Christer Idhammar gives you a glimpse into why “knowing why” is important in managing maintenance and how knocking bolts became the catalyst behind Christer’s philosophy. You’ll also learn some forgotten truths about managing maintenance processes. Join us through ...

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