Electrical Troublshooting Quiz August 15, 2017 NiroDesignr/iStock/Thinkstock

Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz — Aug. 15, 2017

Sometimes well-intended pressure from operations people can cause repair techs to work fast instead of smart

A month ago, the plant manager was impressed with your maintenance background, so he hired you. In that month, you’ve solved a few long-standing problems, so now he’s got another one for you.

One area of the plant has three critical production machines. They are critical because even when the machines run at maximum capacity, every widget is sold. Any downtime is revenue lost forever. The problem is the downtime rate is higher than in any other area of the plant. “It

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