Strategies to Operations Series 2: ABC/XYZ

April 14, 2020 by Slimstock

Through finding the balance between investment in inventory and service levels, businesses can exploit the laws of Pareto principle in order to adopt a more proactive approach to managing the entire assortment. It is no secret that for many businesses, 80% of the turnover is generated by just 20% of the assortment. Given that such a large proportion of the assortment seemingly offers such little value to the business, you would be forgiven for focusing all of your attention on the best[...]

categories: Service

An Introduction to Pneumatics

March 31, 2020 by SLS & Festo

Back in the days, pneumatics have for some considerable time been used for carrying out the simplest mechanical tasks. However in more recent times it has played a more important role in the development of pneumatic technology for applications such as robotic and automation. But before we delve into pneumatic technology, some of you might be wondering.. what exactly is pneumatic? How does a pneumatic system work?  And where can we use pneumatics? Without further ado, let us get down to it.

categories: Service, Product- Non-Bearings

Strategies to Operations Series 1: Assortment Index

February 11, 2020 by Slimstock

For a business to succeed, the inventory strategy must align with the overall corporate vision of the organisation. However, when it comes to executing the supply chain strategy, even seemingly small inventory management decisions can have a profound and far-reaching impact across the rest of the organisation.

categories: Service

Failure Analysis Case Studies

May 09, 2019 by SLS

Failure Analysis Case Study 9: Insufficient Preload on Bearing of a Gearbox in a Machinery Manufacturing Company Failure Analysis Case Study 10: Undersized Shaft in an Electric Works Company

categories: Service

Reaching Greater Height in Safety and Reliability with Enerpac

August 25, 2017 by SLS

  The strong and successful partnership between SLS and Enerpac stems from the alignment of shared values, specifically, the primary focus of providing our customers and end-users with safe, secure and reliable services and products. On 17 July 2017, SLS Petaling Jaya is proud to achieve the status of Enerpac Authorised Service Centre, the only company in Malaysia to be awarded with this certification. With the certification as an Authorised Service Centre, staff are trained by experienced[...]

categories: Service

Proactive Maintenance- Your Comprehensive Maintenance System

January 23, 2017 by SLS

  Thus far, we had several discourses about reactive maintenance, predictive maintenance and preventive maintenance. Today, we will look into the most comprehensive maintenance yet- Proactive maintenance.

categories: Service

Breaking It Down: Predictive and Preventive Maintenance

January 09, 2017 by SLS

  In our previous blog, we discussed about reactive maintenance and how unplanned breakdown can cause many problems to your operation . In fact, there are other ways that can help you to save on operational costs. We touched on how a careful maintenance program can help you to save on operational costs. Today, we will explore two types of maintenance programs: Predictive Maintenance Preventive Maintenance  Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Definition: A technique designed to help determine the[...]

categories: Service

Reactive Maintenance May Not Be The Best Idea

November 29, 2016 by SLS

Imagine this:

categories: Service

SLS: SKF's Certified Maintenance Partner

November 11, 2016 by SLS

  We understand that maintenance can be an agonizing problem to many industries where improper maintenance and mishandling can cause premature failure in machinery and its components and ultimately; affect the operation costs of business. As maintenance is a critical part to run an operation, it is extremely crucial that it falls into the hands of experienced and qualified engineering team with equipped knowledge to help identify customers’ machinery problems and provide solutions and also[...]

categories: Service

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