Reliability and Maintenance

Is your mill stranded on an Happy Island of Reliability

by Christer Idhammar, IDCON INC Founder, Reliability and Maintenance Guru and author. IDCON is a Reliability and Maintenance Management Consulting firm helping mills improve overall productivity through better work processes. If you measure reliability by department, electrical, mechanical, process control etc. You may each have a reliability of 97-99%, and everybody is very happy on their island. But if you ...

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Rack ’Em!

Even Alabama’s diviest dive bar wasn’t enough to throw me off my game.

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A Case for Planners

With or without planners, someone always plans work. Otherwise, the work could not be done.

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IIoT for R&M: The Real Struggle

What will it really take to adopt IIoT technology into Reliability and Maintenance? Part 2 of this article looks at overcoming the biases that are the first cause of failure, plus two other causes and how to address them.

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Visible and Invisible Costs

Improving manufacturing reliability, safety, and maintenance costs can only be achieved through people.

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IIoT for R&M: The Real Struggle

What will it really take to adopt IIoT technology into Reliability and Maintenance? In Part 1 of this two-part series, we’ll look at the first hurdle.

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