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  • CMMS: Step By Step

    David Berger, P.Eng., Plant Services contributing editor, explains how to get more from your CMMS through process mapping.

    David Berger, P.Eng., Plant Services contributing editor
    07/20/2009
  • Pump Purchasing 201

    Not-so-common tips you should know before making a pump decision.

    Craig Redmond, P.E.
    07/03/2009
  • The Good and Bad of OEE

    David Berger, P.Eng., contributing editor, says overall equipment effectiveness is a powerful, meaningful metric if you're aware of what it excludes.

    David Berger, P.Eng., Contributing Editor to Plant Services
    04/06/2009
  • Adroitly Manage Alarms

    Six underutilized techniques can provide significant benefits

    Peter Andow, Honeywell Process Solutions
    04/01/2009
  • Keep Bundle Blunders at Bay

    Combining air coolers can provide savings but also pose problems.

    Andrew Sloley, Contributing Editor
    03/16/2009
  • Keep Maintenance Up in a Down Economy

    Contributing Editor David Berger, P.Eng., says these techniques can help you avoid getting hurt by a sharp budget cut.

    David Berger, P.Eng., Contributing Editor, for Plant Services
    03/12/2009
  • Inside, Outside

    Contracting strategies for a new economy.

    Bob Sperber, editor at large, Plant Services
    02/10/2009
  • Look Beyond Orifice Plates

    Consider other types of elements for differential pressure measurement.

    By Greg Livelli and Steve Pagano, ABB Instrumentation
    12/29/2008
  • Ensure Good Coverage

    Follow these strategies for maintaining coatings of exposed equipment.

    By Thomas W. Burker
    12/21/2008
  • Lean on Reliability

    Reliability excellence is the foundation of Lean manufacturing.

    Darrin Wikoff, CMRP
    11/26/2008
  • Change Management

    In Part 2 of this article, David Berger, P.Eng., contributing editor, reminds you not to forget the human factor when designing a CMMS implementation process.

    David Berger, P.Eng., contributing editor
    10/29/2008
  • Predicting Motor Failure

    Power signatures reveal potential problems with performance and reliability.

    Sheila Kennedy, contributing editor
    08/25/2008
  • Build reliability in during design

    Instrumentation that promises to improve reliability may not always be what they seem. You have to consider whether a site can properly maintain sophisticated instruments.

    Dirk Willard
    12/19/2007
  • Eliminate exchanger tubing troubles

    Today, many companies consider coating the inside of carbon steel tubes a best practice for extending the performance and lifecycle of a heat transfer system.

    Edward Curran, Curran International
    11/14/2007
  • Plants get help in boosting reliability

    More and more companies are placing greater emphasis on maintenance and seeking help from vendors to boost the effectiveness of their efforts, as some recent major investment decisions demonstrate. Many automation companies now are benefiting by building up asset management services alongside process control capabilities.

    Mike Spear, editor at large
    02/26/2007
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