Test & Measurement http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6624/more en Moving T&M to the Fast Lane http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/moving-tm-fast-lane <div class="node-body article-body">In the 1990s, as the predictive and condition-based maintenance field began to flower with technologies like infrared thermography, vibration analysis, and ultrasonics, Bob Madding attended a presentation by a leading maintenance guru that left him mildly puzzled. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/moving-tm-fast-lane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/moving-tm-fast-lane#comments Test & Measurement Silver Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:36:00 +0000 124821 at http://ecmweb.com Is It Repair Work or Guesswork? http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/it-repair-work-or-guesswork <div class="node-body article-body">Do you have standard diagnostics and troubleshooting procedures that lead logically to repair recommendations?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/it-repair-work-or-guesswork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/it-repair-work-or-guesswork#comments Test & Measurement mro-insider Silver Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:14:00 +0000 124041 at http://ecmweb.com alexaldo/iStock/Thinkstock Tip of the Week: Test and Measurement Safety http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-test-and-measurement-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some ways you can take live measurements while avoiding exposure to arc blast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-test-and-measurement-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-test-and-measurement-safety#comments Electrical Testing Test & Measurement Safety Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 120201 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Safety First sign</p> What If You Can’t Shut the Power Off, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/what-if-you-can-t-shut-power-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">In Part 1, we acknowledged you can’t always isolate equipment from its energy sources to work on it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/what-if-you-can-t-shut-power-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/what-if-you-can-t-shut-power-part-2#comments Test & Measurement mro-insider Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 117861 at http://ecmweb.com ivansmuk/iStock/Thinkstock Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - April 21, 2015 http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-april-21-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">A major process area in the plant has been experiencing phantom problems. Tanks that appear nearly empty on the control console suddenly show full. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-april-21-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-april-21-2015#comments Test & Measurement mro-insider Silver Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:23:00 +0000 114771 at http://ecmweb.com Guru3Ds/iStock/Thinkstock Use Free Testing to Get New Business http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/use-free-testing-get-new-business <div class="node-body article-body">Offering to do initial tests for no charge gets your foot in the door and can lead to more business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/use-free-testing-get-new-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/use-free-testing-get-new-business#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Test & Measurement Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 111231 at http://ecmweb.com Test Equipment: Buy or Rent? http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/test-equipment-buy-or-rent <div class="node-body article-body">Look beyond acquisition costs and determine the value the equipment can provide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/test-equipment-buy-or-rent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/test-equipment-buy-or-rent#comments Electrical Testing Test & Measurement Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:49:00 +0000 111221 at http://ecmweb.com Typical Testing Can Leave You Testy http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/typical-testing-can-leave-you-testy <div class="node-body article-body">Your preventive maintenance plan must be specific and well thought out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/typical-testing-can-leave-you-testy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/typical-testing-can-leave-you-testy#comments Electrical Testing Test & Measurement Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:53:00 +0000 109971 at http://ecmweb.com A Love-Hate Relationship with Electrical Testing http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/love-hate-relationship-electrical-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Learn to be passionate about your electrical testing duties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/love-hate-relationship-electrical-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/love-hate-relationship-electrical-testing#comments Electrical Testing Test & Measurement Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:12:00 +0000 107471 at http://ecmweb.com Partial Discharge and Asset Management http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/partial-discharge-and-asset-management <div class="field-byline"> By Thomas Sandri, Shermco Industries, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For more than 50 years, companies have performed partial discharge (PD) testing on electrical assets as part of ongoing predictive maintenance programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/partial-discharge-and-asset-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/test-measurement/partial-discharge-and-asset-management#comments Test & Measurement Ops & Maintenance Silver Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:27:00 +0000 47861 at http://ecmweb.com