OGP SIG: How to Prepare for a Successful RCM Analysis
Presenter: Douglas Plucknette
November 30, 2017
Success with Reliability Centered Maintenance is highly dependant on completing several upfront tasks designed to ensure the RCM team has all the information necessary to perform a successful RCM analysis.
How RCM, IoT and Next Gen Will Affect Reliability
Presenter: Alan Ross
December 5, 2017
The success of any reliability program is based on the ability to change the culture from reactionary to proactive. This presentation will be delivered in two parts with the first part focused on the challenges our industry is facing concerning high voltage electrical systems - transformers specifically - and the second part presenting how to meet these challenges, from a reliability perspective.
Leading Reliability with Vision
Presenter: George Williams
December 6, 2017
Reliability is a culture and culture needs many things to sustain. Structure and robust systems can help maintain culture, but vision is needed in order to establish a reliability culture. Individuals need to see what is bigger than themselves and believe that it is possible before they sign up for the journey associated with any culture change. This presentation will explore some of the ideas around setting a vision within the context of reliability.
PM Optimization: Integrating Lean into your Maintenance Strategy
Presenter: James Kovacevik, CMRP, CAMA, MMP
January 16, 2018
PM Optimization is often thought of as an activity to improve the effectiveness of the maintenance strategy. Looking at the activities in the PM routine and matching them with known failure modes. While this is the first step to improving any maintenance strategy, it is not enough to drive the organization to world class levels. The efficiency of the PM program is critical to minimizing the impact on the organization.
How Proper Grouting Practices Increase MTBF
Presenter: Ahren Lehner
February 6, 2018
There are a number of considerations to properly design and install rotating or critical equipment systems with the goal of optimizing operating reliability: reducing operating costs, extending Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF), and increasing the foundation life-span. This technical session provides an overview into different design considerations and installation best practices for achieving optimum performance from the equipment system and how attention to proper grouting practices is an essential component of this goal.
Selling Reliability - A Plan to Break Out of Budget Jail
Presenter: Torbjorn Idhammar
February 15, 2018
This Business and Management presentation gives the participants an understanding of simple financial calculations that make the case for reliability in maintenance in terms that purchasing and the CFO will understand.