The opportunity to save millions of dollars over the life of the mine on a handful of assets by extending component life seems like a simple decision to make.  But it's not. We recently held a 30 minute webinar about the concept of extending component life (past OEM budgeted) life through the analysis and utilisation of condition monitoring data.  We've done the math and we know the potential…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
23rd Feb, 2021 | 1 mins to read
Angus Lay
Angus Lay
03rd Feb, 2021 | 3 mins to read
What would the cumulative value of one cent doubled every day for a month end up at? I’m sure a lot of you would have done this. It’s quite astonishing.…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
02nd Feb, 2021 | 3 mins to read
Getting full value from your condition monitoring program is possibly the best investment you'll make in your equipment. I recently wrote a blog post for…
Richard Marshall
Richard Marshall
29th Jan, 2021 | 3 mins to read
Keeping oil in peak condition can have far reaching benefits from reducing maintenance expenditure to increasing reliability. It's that time again where…
Richard Marshall
Richard Marshall
15th Jan, 2021 | 2 mins to read
Do you plan to fail a core component prematurely this year?  Surely not! Australian cricketing great, Glenn McGrath was always asked to predict the…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
11th Jan, 2021 | 3 mins to read
Understanding the Importance of Evaluations in Oil Sample Reports It’s often easy to decide what to do when an oil analysis lab report returns a ‘normal’…
Richard Marshall
Richard Marshall
16th Dec, 2020 | 3 mins to read
Quality sampling is the basis for any decisions based on oil analysis. Taking a sample is not difficult, but don’t make these mistakes. Following this…
Matt McLeod
Matt McLeod
17th Nov, 2020 | 4 mins to read
Used oil analysis is a predictive maintenance technology used to infer the condition of oil-lubricated compartments. Data gained through…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
29th Oct, 2020 | 3 mins to read
Oil sampling programs can provide incredible insight into machine conditions, but if you don’t get that sample right then time and cost invested can be…
Angus Lay
Angus Lay
15th Oct, 2020 | 9 mins to read
Oil analysis dates back to the end of World War II when the US locomotive industry started the practice to successfully detect diesel engine problems via wear metal in the engine oil. It’s a tried and tested process that has stood the test of time and forms a permanent place in any condition monitoring plan.  In a time when there was less data to work with, oil samples were one of the primary,…
Matt McLeod
Matt McLeod
06th Oct, 2020 | 5 mins to read
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