Posts Tagged ‘reliability’
The Effect of Misalignment on Seals
Coupling manufacturers have an “acceptable” misalignment tolerance range that is typically much greater than precision shaft alignment tolerances. Why is that? Because flexible couplings are designed to allow for incidental movement of machines during operation. Seal manufacturers have very tight tolerances for allowable misalignment. Why? Because of how they seal. Typical mechanical seals have mating…Read More
Why Your Maintenance and Reliability Team Needs a Hype Man
A hype man in rap and hip hop supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections, and attempts to increase the audience’s excitement. Emmanuel C. M. says, “the hype man is essential to a live performance. He is an integral piece to the whole show. It’s his job to be the support for the performer, give the performer energy…Read More
Does Improved Reliability Translate to a Safer Plant?
As a technical trainer for VibrAlign, I do a lot of reading in order to hopefully continuously improve. I am also very curious. Quite often I run across articles I believe are worth sharing. This article was on LinkedIn, an IDCON reliability and maintenance discussion written by Mr. Ken Latino. In case you have not…Read More