Intermittent Faults & A Valuable Lesson Learned
A recent post by Samanth Isin related to cavitation really hit home with me. Early in my refinery career I was trying to solve a problem where a really expensive pump and gearbox was getting wrecked, and replaced in-kind, approximately every 6 weeks. While the refinery employed a very sophisticated Honeywell TDC…
Thinking Beyond the Fix
Good afternoon Community! It should be no surprise that one of the biggest justifications for deploying machine health solutions is the proven reduction of unlanned downtime and the risks associated with catestrophic failure. These are huge wins for any manufacturing or producing operation. However, even with these newly…
Implementing Augury Solution vs In-house Vibration Routes
What are the advantages and disadvantages of having an internal program and technicians executing vibration monitoring routes? How do they stack up to implementing the Augury solution for machine health?
Production Health and Becoming Prescriptive
Afternoon to the Community! Many of my posts to this community have been about the power and value of Production Health (prior post included at the bottom). It is a subject that can be a bit abstract especially to those that are primarily focused on the very necessary maintenance function. However, I wanted to raise this…