Reliability Engineering Articles
Our expert staff is well known throughout the industry for its breadth of knowledge gained through years of practical experience. The following articles, written by members of our staff, have been published in industry journals and Web sites.
As appeared in the January Edition of Noria’s Lean Journal e-newsletter
Principles are beliefs, codes or morals used to guide any client company’s business behavior. They bring consistency, predictability, integrity and trust to performance measurements across all functions so that employees can understand their role within the system. The target is to create employee ownership and the belief in ONE CULTURE, ONE TEAM.
By Sam McNair, CMRP, of Life Cycle Engineering
As appeared in Plant Engineering
Fatigue failures can be particularly hazardous because they often occur with no visible warning signs and the failure is often sudden and total. While most maintenance technicians understand how to torque fasteners properly, very few understand the reason why it is so critical to torque properly in applications subject to fatigue…
By Paul V. Arnold of Reliable Plant
Big rewards, new reputation, good publicity among the results of Alcoa's power plant's journey to Reliability Excellence…
By Robert (Bob) Call, CMRP of Life Cycle Engineering
As appeared in Maintenance Technology
When establishing an effective maintenance program, one must determine not only which Preventive Maintenance (PM) routines to accomplish, but how often should they be done…