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Protect Your Assets and Avoid Catastrophic Failure Of Your Equipment

AMS EZ 1000 Offers In-the-Field Calibration and an Improved Design to Increase Operational Flexibility In this month’s reliability interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, is here to discuss the capabilities and applications of Emerson’s AMS EZ 1000. The EZ 1000 can help reliability organizations shorten process downtime by eliminating factory calibration and reduce the amount […]

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What the 377BT Infrared Thermometer Does & How it Works

In this month’s reliability interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, is here to discuss the capabilities and applications of the 377BT Infrared Thermometer and how it relates to many fields.

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How to Develop an Oil Analysis Strategy

Implementing a monthly oil analysis program at your plant can boost the efficiency and overall performance of your equipment while reducing the chance of an unexpected failure and costly downtime.

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How to Start a Vibration Program

Vibration programs are developed to monitor machines and find potentially damaging problems before they arise. In this month’s Reliability Interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand how to develop a successful vibration program.

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How to Develop an Effective Preventive Maintenance Program

What is Preventative Maintenance? Preventive Maintenance (PM) is typically used on equipment that has a high cost of failure. For this purpose, “failure” means more than when equipment ceases to function; it also covers situations where the equipment is unable to perform its intended function at needed quality, cost, and throughput.

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Key Technologies to Maintain your PdM Program

Choosing the right technology to support and maintain your PdM program is critical to success. Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand some key technologies to consider when developing your PdM program.

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How to Maintain your PdM Program

PdM programs can drastically improve plant performance. If not maintained, however, these programs can fail to deliver value. In this month’s Reliability Interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand how you can maintain your PdM program to deliver maximum ROI (return on investment).

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Route Based vs. Wireless Data Collection Methods

Both Route-based and Wireless vibration data collection methods offer essential data about critical plant assets. Understanding which method or blend of methods is right for your plant is a key aspect in developing or assessing your preventative maintenance strategy. Reliability expert, Brian Dzoh is here to explore the topic with us for this month’s Reliability Interview series.

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Why is Routine Oil Analysis Important?

Our Reliability interview series is dedicated this month to exploring the topic of oil analysis. I caught up with Reliability experts Brian Dzoh and Levi Ahlefeld from Proconex to learn more.

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What is your Replacement Asset Value? (RAV)

Replacement Asset Value is this month’s Reliability interview series topic, and Brian Dzoh, Reliability Specialist at Proconex is here to help us learn more about it.

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Driving Towards Top Quartile

Dan Phillips, Chair of the SMRP Allegheny Appalachian Chapter, provides insights regarding the savings that top quartile performers can see and how to get started.

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How to See a Return on Your PdM Program

Paul Cronin, Senior Reliability Consultant, Emerson Process Management, talks about how to see a return on your PdM program once you get it up and running.

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