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Eliminating Outdated or Pointless Maintenance Practices, Part 1

Save time by eliminating outdated or pointless maintenance practices.

To avoid squandering the limited time that maintenance has available, look for maintenance practices that can be eliminated. For example:

• Tighten connections. This practice actually leads to connection failure. And even if connections are tight, how do you know the mating contact surfaces aren’t oxidized? Since you’re in the enclosure anyhow, use a thermographic camera to spot connections that need attention.

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