At the heart of the typical suction roll, hidden within layers of steel, lies the internal bearing. One of the most sensitive components of the roll, it is not only difficult to maintain, but also the least forgiving when it fails.

Do you know what reliability is worth in your plant?  If not, it is a good idea to figure out how much a 1% increase or decrease in reliability is worth.  Here is a couple of ideas on how to do so. 

IDCON can help your organization define a clear and simple Reliability and Maintenance Strategy for your plant, mine, mill, and/or corporation.

A bearing has a random life due to a complex set of factors that determine the life of a bearing.

The tissue making industry is dynamic with new assets under construction, older assets that are aging and paying the bills, and on the back end of the process, assets that are being retired and scrapped.

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