Maintenance Repair and Operations Blog

This blog focuses on industries that require active plant maintenance, total productive maintenance and preventative maintenance. These include mining, pulp & paper and many more. Subscribe to stay ahead of maintenance industry trends.

Maintenance personnel know how important cleaning is to maintaining efficient turbines. Airborne particles inevitably ingress into the gas turbine compressor, fouling the air path surface. This leads to reduced efficiency and increased fuel consumption. The question is whether the cleaning should be done online or offline. Both methods are complementary, and both are important. In […]

With industrial equipment, when surfaces in motion come in contact with each other or harsh environments, there is often progressive damage that results in loss of material from exposed surfaces. This is classified as wear. By definition, wear is the removal of the material from the surface of a solid body as a result of […]

See it at the Henkel Booth at OTC 2015! Since 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) has been a can’t-miss event for the offshore oil and gas industry.  This is the place where more than 100,000 attendees gather to discuss the latest developments in drilling, exploration and technology. The 2015 OTC event will be held […]

Power plant critical components such as coal burner nozzle tips take a lot of abuse. Not only are they exposed to extreme heat, but they also experience wear due to the flow of fine coal dust. Such challenging conditions make burner tips of coal-fired power plants highly vulnerable to failure – and when they fail, […]