Maintenance Technology June 2017 - 2
THERE IS MUCH MORE AT
Our website, maintenancetechnology.com, is constantly updated
to keep you informed of the latest in reliability and maintenance
developments. The most recent information you'll find includes:
Video interviews from Mainstream 2017. Editorial Director
Gary L. Parr conducts video interviews with Boeing's Rodney Pervier
and seven other presenters at the 2017 Mainstream Conference.
The event, described as "The maintenance, reliability, and assetmanagement conference for companies that care about people,
leadership, innovation, and culture," offers an excellent program
designed to help attendees make significant progress toward a culture
of reliability. In each of the interviews, the speakers share their success
stories in a variety of applications and industries. To view the videos,
Webinar: Realize MRO Success. MRO data optimization and
GARY L. PARR
Pervier is one of
interviewed in a new
Managing Editor, Print/Emedia
Ken Bannister discusses
used- and waste-oil
handling and safety.
protection systems are generally thought of as a necessity that acts as an "earthquake switch"
for your critical machinery. Often, these systems are stranded in hard-to-reach areas and are
not connected to the plant's data processes. They are typically hard to configure and require
many spare parts to deal with the different types of signals. This webinar addresses new
technologies that are emerging to deliver valuable predictive data from the protection system,
making it a contributor to improving plant and asset reliability.
We want your tips. Share the tips and tricks you use to improve plant performance through
our new Tip of the Month program. If you have a quick, proven problem solution; a clever
workaround; or a better way to perform a task, evaluate a situation, document an issue, or
communicate information, send it to MTTipster@maintenancetechnology.com. Selected tips will
be posted on maintenancetechnology.com and the best submission each month published in
Maintenance Technology. For more information, turn to page 9.
Need help with your SAP efforts? SAP is a powerful tool that can be complex and,
at times, frustrating. To help you maximize SAP and improve your R&M efforts, be sure to
check out our SAP Tips and Trick column. Each month, SAP expert Kristina Gordon shares her
extensive SAP knowledge to help you get over those large and small hurdles that keep you from
reaching the next level. To learn more, go to maintenancetechnology.com and search for SAP
Tips and Tricks.
Find the above, industry news,
product information, the MT archives, and more at
ROBERT "BOB" WILLIAMSON
KENNETH E. BANNISTER
Webinar: Not Your Granddad's Machinery Protection System. Machinery
Vice President/Group Publisher
governance is foundational to an organization's asset-management
ecosystem. Our latest webinar will provide you with expert insight
and lessons learned through a case study that showcases a large
multinational company's approach to MRO data optimization.
Recognizing, handling used and waste oil. The subject
of this month's lubrication article (p. 38), is how to recognize the
differences between used and waste oils and factors that affect storing,
recycling, and disposal. In the accompanying podcast, lubrication
expert Ken Bannister talks about additional aspects of dealing with
used lubricants, particularly safety and environmental concerns.
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