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Why adding too much grease makes Bearing Failure more likely

Check out this great “Reliability Rapid Fire” discussion video between Allan Rienstra & Haris TrobradovićMany companies add grease to their rotating assets on a regular – but unregulated –...

Reliability for Food & Beverage industry – discussion: Can you eat...

https://youtu.be/Bit2xgGIJiQTitle: Can you eat Reliability?Speakers: Allan Rienstra (SDT International) Haris Trobradovic (SDT International)For more PT/MC industry presentation: https://www.imotion.events/

Six Signs your Bearing Lubrication Program is on Track

At SDT Ultrasound Solutions we are meticulous about bearing lubrication. We know one lubrication mistake can mean hours, even days of unplanned downtime… because we’ve seen...

Can you eat Reliability?

https://youtu.be/fF0OL2hJKpg "Can you eat Reliability?" “Not literally, but a reliable process will produce more food and those extra will surely end up on someone's table. So,...

Lubrication Contamination

  Posted by Tristan Rienstra Particle contamination in bearing grease, also known as lubrication contamination, is a common problem encountered by manufacturers and their lube techs around...

Stories from the Melt Shop: Level One Ultrasound Inspector, John Garrison’s...

John Garrison is a SDT Level One Trained Ultrasound Inspector working as a Melt Shop Mechanical Technician in Alabama. This is part of his...

Bearing Grease Management using Ultrasound

Inspection TechniqueGreasing of bearings using ultrasound, often described as best practice, helps us understand how much grease needs to be applied. Ultrasound is...

What led to this condition?

Everything is fine? That shouldn’t make us invisible18 pumps under the responsibility of a Condition Monitoring team, demonstrating an almost identical behavior, with identical...

Time-Based greasing? Sure?

It makes sense to be reminded, from time to time, that calendar is not always the best decision-making tool. Actually, it rarely is.Because, if...

Medieval Maintenance

 Has the term “Medieval” ever been used to describe practices and procedures within your company’s maintenance department? Synonymous with antiquated tools and outdated techniques,...

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