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Part 6 -10 Components of a Successful Condition Monitoring Program

  Part 6 -10 Components of a Successful Condition Monitoring Program. Right Processes and Procedures and What Can Be Learned About Reliability on a Silent Meditation Retreat by Alan Friedman Uptime Magazine Oct/Nov 2016 Download a PDF version of Part 6 here Buy my book on Amazon: Audit it. Improve it! Getting the Most from Your…
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KPIs for Condition Monitoring

KPIs for Condition Monitoring KPIs KPIs For Condition Monitoring help you determine the effects or outcomes of your efforts. Are you really getting a benefit from your condition monitoring program?  How can you know if you do not measure? But what KPIs do you measure? Well, that depends on the goals of your program. Is…
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10 components part 5 – right understanding analysis and reporting

Right Understanding, Right Analysis and Right Reporting – Part 5 of the 10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program – by Alan Friedman Uptime magazine August / September 2016 – PDF version Buy my book Audit it Improve it on Amazon Part 6  http://www.zencovibrations.com/part-6-10-components-successful-condition-monitoring-program/ Part 5  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-part-5-right-understanding-analysis-reporting/ Part 4  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program-part-4/ Part 3  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-successful-cm-program-part-3/ Part 2…
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10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program – Part 4

10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program – Part 4 – Right Tools and Right Data By Alan Friedman Uptime magazine June / July 2016 Download PDF version Buy my book Audit it Improve it on Amazon Part 6  http://www.zencovibrations.com/part-6-10-components-successful-condition-monitoring-program/ Part 5  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-part-5-right-understanding-analysis-reporting/ Part 4  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program-part-4/ Part 3  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-successful-cm-program-part-3/ Part 2  http://www.zencovibrations.com/right-people-10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program/ Part 1  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program/…
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10 componentes parte 2 personas correctas

10 Componentes de un Programa de Vibraciones Exitoso Parte 2 – Personas Correctas y Liderazgo Correcto Uptime Feb/Mar 2016 – Alan Friedman Version PDF: http://www.zencovibrations.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/10-componentes-de-un-programa-2.pdf El libro: www.amazon.com/Audit-Improve-Getting-Vibration-Program/dp/1941872247                         Personas Correctas Personas correctas – La norma ISO18436-2, la cual cubre el entrenamiento y la…
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Condition monitoring management:

Not just another tool in the toolbox. Condition monitoring management. Condition monitoring technologies should help you change your processes By Alan Friedman Download the PDF here: Industrial supply magazine spring 2016 Buy my book on Amazon: Audit it Improve it Condition monitoring management: A good tool should change the way you work. In fact, you could…
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future of vibration monitoring

Reliability radio interview with Alan Friedman and Terrence O’Hanlon talking about the future of vibration monitoring, wireless technologies, big data, analytics and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Recorded in April 2016 at the Reliability Conference in Las Vegas. You can listen to the entire interview here: https://soundcloud.com/uptime-1/alan-friedman What do you think the future holds in…
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10 Components of a Successful CM program Part 3

10 Components of  Successful CM Program – Part 3 Right Goals and Right Follow-Up and Review by Alan Friedman Uptime Magazine April / May 2016 Part 3 of this series focuses on setting goals and KPIs for condition monitoring. Download PDF here 10 Components: Maintenance personnel go to work and do their jobs taking measurements…
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right people

Right People-10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program

Part 2 – Right People and Right Leadership Part 2 of this series on the components of a successful vibration program describes the skill sets and attitudes that are most appropriate for those who want to run successful vibration monitoring or condition monitoring (CM) programs. By Alan Friedman. Published in Uptime Magazine Feb – Mar 2016. Download PDF…
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10 componentes de un programa de vibraciones exitoso

10 componentes de un programa de vibraciones exitoso – Alan Friedman Ver articulo aqui gratis free PDF Esta articulo es de Uptime Magazine revisión diciembre/enero 16 Vib Alan Friedman es fundador y CEO de Zenco, un proveedor de auditorías y entrenamiento de programa de vibraciones. Alan tiene más de 24 años de experiencia ayudando a configurar y administrar…
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10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program

Part 1 of 6 – 10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program. 10 Components of a Successful Vibration Program by Alan Friedman from Uptime Magazine Dec 2015. Buy my book Audit it Improve it on Amazon Part 6  http://www.zencovibrations.com/part-6-10-components-successful-condition-monitoring-program/ Part 5  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-part-5-right-understanding-analysis-reporting/ Part 4  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program-part-4/ Part 3  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-successful-cm-program-part-3/ Part 2  http://www.zencovibrations.com/right-people-10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program/ Part 1  http://www.zencovibrations.com/10-components-of-a-successful-vibration-program/ A…
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Machine vibration test guide – free download

Download a free vibration test guide here. When setting up or managing a vibration monitoring program or condition monitoring program, it is important to document information about the machine and create a vibration test guide. (Audit it. Improve it! Getting the most from your vibration monitoring program. Buy it here) Here are the important things…
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10 Reasons why you need to audit your vibration program NOW!

Only 30% of PdM programs are successful. If your is not one of them then it is time to Audit you vibration monitoring program NOW! 10 Reasons why you need to audit your vibration program NOW! By Alan Friedman is now available in the December 2014 issue of Uptime Magazine and on the web. You…
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Me and my book at IMC 2014

Audit it. Improve it! Getting the most from your vibration monitoring program is now available for sale at MC 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. The book is now available online here: http://books.mro-zone.com/Audit_It_Improve_It_Getting_the_Most_p/mm9781941872246.htm

How Vibration Works: The Importnce of Trending

by Alan Friedman Presented October 2009 at CMVA Introduction    Although it has been said many times, it can never be said enough, when it comes to vibration, trend, trend, trend! I cannot tell you how many times I have been asked a question like “What are the acceptable levels of vibration in a 200 HP air compressor”…
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Dealing with a reduced maintenance staff

Dealing with a reduced maintenance staff Reliable Plant: Issue: 2/2009 The economic downturn is, or will soon, affect every one of us, which means we, once again, are going to be asked to do more with less. As maintenance departments lose personnel, decisions will have to be made on how to continue to keep operations…
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Why PdM Programs Fail: Misuse of Technology

Why PdM Programs Fail:  Misuse of Technology by Alan Friedman Originally published here: http://reliabilityweb.com/index.php/articles/why_pdm_programs_fail_misuse_of_technology/ A very good mechanic knows that you need the right tool for the job, but a common problem with PdM programs is that sometimes people acquire the tool before fully understanding what problem needs to be fixed.  Of course, when you…
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Why PdM Programs Fail: Lack of Good Partnering

Why PdM Programs Fail: Lack of Good Partnering -Alan Friedman Many companies have failed to experience the 10:1, 20:1 or even 30:1 ROI promised with the adoption of a Predictive Maintenance (PdM) or Condition Monitoring (CM) program. In recent years, the industry has seen a trend towards outsourcing these monitoring functions to experienced third parties.…
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Why PdM Programs Fail: Personnel Issues

Why PdM Programs Fail:  Personnel Issues By Alan Friedman Many facilities and enterprises have failed to achieve the 10:1, 20:1 or even 30:1 Return on Investment (ROI) often promised with the introduction of a Predictive Maintenance (PdM) program.  Investments have been made in monitoring equipment and training but, unfortunately in many instances, data collectors are…
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Why do PdM Programs Fail?

Why do PdM Programs fail? Originally published here: http://reliabilityweb.com/index.php/articles/why_do_predictive_maintenance_programs_fail/#! by Alan Friedman In the past few years we have witnessed a marked change in predictive maintenance (PdM) practices whereby more and more companies are choosing to outsource their programs. While many facilities routinely calculate 20:1 return on investment metrics, others cynically refer to aging data…
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