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Don’t Fall Victim to These Overlooked Overhead Crane Safety Tips

Don’t Fall Victim to These Overlooked Overhead Crane Safety Tips

Thanks to redundant engineering, today’s overhead crane systems are substantially easier and safer to operate than their counterparts from just twenty-years ago. However, utilizing the latest technology, redundant fail-safe systems, and OSHA safety standards can...

Establishing SMART Business Goals for 2023 for Predictive Maintenance

Establishing SMART Business Goals for 2023 for Predictive Maintenance

Every January, companies create a new list of business goals for the new year. And while many business owners would like to see more customers or profits, a common goal for those in the manufacturing is to reduce downtime. Unfortunately, most business goals only...

How to Create Value with IoT-based Predictive

How to Create Value with IoT-based Predictive

According to analyst firm Aberdeen Research, 82% of companies experienced unplanned downtime over the past three years. That unplanned downtime cost companies as much as $260,000 an hour! While Predictive maintenance can significantly reduce that expensive downtime...

Gain Peace of Mind with APOLLO Predictive Maintenance Technologies

Gain Peace of Mind with APOLLO Predictive Maintenance Technologies

Unreliable equipment invariably leads to costly downtime, lost production, and expensive repairs. Predictive maintenance technologies provide stability by utilizing a proven approach to enhancing the reliability of everything from electric motors to chillers. In turn,...

How to Establish an Electric Motor Testing Program

How to Establish an Electric Motor Testing Program

The Benefits of an Electric Motor Testing Program We’re all familiar with the fallout from an electric motor failure; when the production or packaging line stops, so does the company revenue. Fortunately, you can minimize the downtime and unplanned repair/replacement...

Visual Inspections are still as important as ever!

Visual Inspections are still as important as ever!

In the world of technology, more specifically maintenance technology, there are so many different tools we are using to make decisions. We use vibration analysis, ultrasonic analysis, motor current analysis, thermography, and so many other technologies that many...

How important is certification for vibration analysis?

How important is certification for vibration analysis?

Category I, Category II, Category III and Category IV – What are they and what do they have to do with vibration analysis? Why should they matter to my corporation? Through The Vibration Institute, Mobius Institute, Technical Associates of Charlotte, and various other...

How are you using maintenance data? To make decisions?

How are you using maintenance data? To make decisions?

There is so much data available to us in today’s world. Smart homes, smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, everything is “smart.” If you went out and bought one of the smart devices, would you use it? Or would you use it just like your previous “non-smart” thermostat?...