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Predictive maintenance: Pedal to the metal

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Amid a lot of industry noise, there’s no better way to get a sense of the value of modern maintenance approaches – and the imperatives associated with implementing these – than to hear stories directly from practitioners. In every industry and across the world, companies driven to improve reliability at their facilities are testing and investing in new ways to optimize their assets. Their efforts are paying off in greater uptime, efficiency, safety, and cost savings.Run-to-failure is increasingly reserved for rare and unique circumstances. This trend started when increasingly capable condition inspection and monitoring tools shifted the asset management focus from…

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