Maintenance

Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Precision Roll Grinders vs. Other Grinding Services: The Rewards of Value, Part I

Precision Roll Grinders vs. Other Grinding Services: The Rewards of Value, Part I

A True Story

Here's a true story to demonstrate cost savings. A maintenance supervisor chose the least expensive roll grinding service from a short stack of bids. Upper management was pleased, but only for a little while. Within 6 months, the roll caused chaos in the production line, producing chatter, barring, profile variations and unplanned maintenance. The roll was sent for another roll grind.

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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Is your Reliability and Maintenance Strategy Lacking Individual Development?

Is your Reliability and Maintenance Strategy Lacking Individual Development?

For a competitive advantage, an organization must have a basic development strategy for Reliability and Maintenance. Following Reliability and Maintenance best practices ...

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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Improving Flaker Productivity - A Case Study

Improving Flaker Productivity - A Case Study

Often the goal for roll cleaning is to prevent contaminants from getting into the finished product. However, for the flaking industry, application-specific doctor blades ...

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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Bearing Preservation

Bearing Preservation

A bearing has a random life due to a complex set of factors that determine the life of a bearing. SKF confirms that bearing life is random even when bearings are operatin...

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Case Study - Suction box rebuild

Case Study - Suction box rebuild

In 2013 a newsprint mill in southern USA was losing suction in one of their suction couch rolls, specifically roll #5095. They replaced it with spare roll #5094 and disma...

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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Two reasons why your reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives might not generate achievable results

Two reasons why your reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives might not generate achievable results

I'll summarize these two reasons for you and then give you more details.

  • Lack of long-term consistent leadership
  • Focus on the tools that support the holistic system instead...
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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Two reasons why your reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives might not generate achievable results

Two reasons why your reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives might not generate achievable results

I'll summarize these two reasons for you and then give you more details.

  • Lack of long-term consistent leadership
  • Focus on the tools that support the holistic system instead...
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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Examining Yankee Health by Understanding Blade Wear

Examining Yankee Health by Understanding Blade Wear

The tissue making industry is dynamic with new assets under construction, older assets that are aging and paying the bills, and on the back end of the process, assets tha...

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Mills and Technologies - Maintenance

Thwarting Roll Defects

Thwarting Roll Defects

Starts With Identifying Problems That Require Precision Grinding

One of the most important factors in driving profit and maximizing manufacturing efficiency is, ironically...

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