Asset Management and Reliability, Asset Performance Management, Risk-Based Approach, Maintenance

Implementing a Risk-based Approach to Calibration 

February 9, 2024 || Joe Leuser
How does your organization determine calibration test points, tolerances, and frequency? A simple rule of thumb to calibrate instruments at 10, 50, and 90% of full-scale range and use a tolerance of 1.5 or 2 times the manufacturers’ tolerance. Many companies standardize frequencies to calibrate all critical instruments every six…

Facilitation is the Key to Successful FMEAs

October 19, 2017 ||
The Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a versatile risk management tool that has been around for several decades, first used by the US Armed Forces in 1949. It started gaining popularity in the 1960’s with its use in the aerospace industry during the Apollo missions. FMEA has been…