Highly Charged Reliability

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Bill Myers spearheads an Electrical Maintenance Program that helps AstraZeneca’s West Chester, OH, facility become safe and reliable.

By Michelle Segrest, Navigate Content - Reporting for Maintenance Technology Magazine

Bill Myers learned the hard way that sometimes we are taught more by our mistakes than our successes. In the end, he was able to learn from both. “Ten years ago, a small mistake was made with an electrical connection, and it turned into a big issue,” said Myers, AstraZeneca’s senior engineering technician at the West Chester, OH, facility. “In this line of work, mistakes are dangerous. You must learn from them, and quickly.” To read the full story and learn Bill's Top 5 Reliability Tips, follow this link. 

Powering Auto Production

A highly sophisticated electrical protection-and-control system helps Mercedes-Benz keep the power running and its people and equipment safe.

By Michelle Segrest, Navigate Content - Reporting for Maintenance Technology Magazine

When electric current flows through an air gap between conductors, it creates an arc flash. Sparks fly, equipment can explode, and anyone who happens to be nearby can be injured—or even killed. 

To read the full story and to view informative videos, please follow this link.