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Industrial Machinery Repair

Best Maintenance Practices Pocket Guide

Industrial Machinery Repair provides a practical reference for practicing plant engineers, maintenance supervisors, physical plant supervisors and mechanical maintenance technicians. It focuses on the skills needed to select, install and maintain electro-mechanical equipment in a typical industrial plant or facility.The authors focuses on "Best Maintenance Repair Practices" necessary for maintenance personnel to keep equipment operating at peak reliability and companies functioning more profitably through reduced maintenance costs and increased productivity and capacity.A number of surveys conducted in industries throughout the United States have found that 70% of equipment failures are self-induced. If the principles and techniques in this book are followed, it will result in a serious reduction in "self induced failures".In the pocketbook format, this reference material can be directly used on the plant floor to aid in effectively performing day-to-day duties. Data is presented in a concise, easily understandable format to facilitate use in the adverse conditions associated with the plant floor. Each subject is reduced to it simplest terms so that it will be suitable for the broadest range of users. Since this book is not specific to any one type of industrial plant and is useful in any type of facility.

Audience
Plant engineers, maintenance supervisors, physical plant supervisors, mechanical maintenance technicians

Paperback, 560 Pages

Published: July 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7621-2

Reviews

  • Ricky Smith and Keith Mobley have compiled a manual that is chock full of useful, important information for all maintenance mechanics, young and old, new and experienced. It is an amazing compilation of the basic knowledge every skilled mechanic should be familiar with. -Plant Engineering, Dec. 2004 It is fun, challenging, and enlightening... -Plant Engineering, Dec. 2004

Contents

  • Why Utilize Best Maintenance Repair Practices?; What is True Preventive Maintenance?; Maintenance Skills Assessment; Safety; Balancing; Bearings; Chain Drives; Compressors; Control Valves; Conveyors; Couplings; Dust Collectors; Fans and Motors; Gears; Hydraulics; Lubrication; Machinery Installation; Mixers and Agitators; Packing and Seals; Precision Measurements; Pumps; Steam Traps; V-Belt Drives; Welding

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