The Four Types of Maintenance

There are four primary types of maintenance that are used in plants and shops. All maintenance falls into one of these categories whether you realize it or not. Here is a brief rundown of them: Corrective Maintenance Corrective Maintenance is con

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Bottom-Line: What’s the Deal with Baselines?

Authored by: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS   The lubricant world is like any other world in which we are involved, we sometimes overlook the basics. One of the key aspects many people overlook in their lubricants is the baseline. Like in life, we must

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Shop Cleanliness and Organization: A Step in the Right Direction

Authored by: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS Over the years, the Ottsen team and I have visited many plants and facilities. One of the most common problems we find is poor lubricant management and organization. Cleaning up your shop and organizing your lubr

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