Why resilience is so important during times of crises

Posted on: April 13th, 2020 by Aladon

By Marius Basson, president of Aladon I have been talking and writing about ways to build resilience over many months leading up to the COVID-19 lockdown, not knowing that we would actually test our own resilience and witnessing what our clients experience during this very challenging time of COVID-19 and the disruption of business.  Following
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Aladon expands cutting-edge asset management and reliability solutions; announces new software development office in South Africa

Posted on: April 2nd, 2020 by Aladon

Aladon, a global asset management thoughtware company announces the addition of a new office in South Africa designed to develop asset management software. The software works seamlessly with the Aladon methodologies. The goal for the global leader in reliability centered maintenance is to expand into software development as a continued commitment to deliver high quality,
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Rethinking N+1 redundancy design guidelines in the public utility industry

Posted on: March 4th, 2020 by Aladon

How often do we challenge long accepted design practices, especially in the utility industries such as power, water and wastewater? In order to do so, we must look outside public utilities and apply lessons from other industries. Airline and auto industries are two that rely less on redundancy by focusing on increasing the reliability of
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Case study: Root Cause Failure Analysis of a Centrifuge Failure

Posted on: January 27th, 2020 by Aladon

On November 19, 2013, a Centrifuge experienced a catastrophic failure, throwing the pillow block bearing and the planetary gear box from the unit and causing secondary damage to the structure and Rotary Drum Thickener. The 750-lb. gearbox (10) on the unit came free and flew 30 feet in the air and damaged the 460v power
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Aladon Team Expands

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by Aladon

Aladon is expanding in 2020 with the addition of Jeffrey Sanford and Kris Hahn. Both Jeffrey and Kris are certified maintenance & reliability professionals (CMRP) and have been Aladon Network members for several years and are joining the Aladon senior staff team. Jeffrey Sanford, CMRP Jeffrey Sanford is a senior consultant of reliability engineering and condition assessment,
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