Friday, January 20, 2012
ENGINEERS, technicians and other persons involved in the maintenance of critical equipment were yesterday introduced to some of the latest technologies in predictive maintenance at a one-day seminar hosted by Technology, Energy, Maintenance and Project (TEMP) Solutions Limited at Wyndham Hotel in Kingston.
The one-day seminar featured four international speakers who presented on different technologies, including bolt torquing, predictive maintenance, ultrasound technology, and infrared thermology application.
Keith Whyte, managing director of TEMP Solutions, said the objective of the seminar was to update participants on the different types of technologies that are available to improve plant reliability, and equipment uptime, thus ensuring greater efficiency and profitability.
Jesus Sifonte (right), president of Puerto Rico engineering company PDM Tech Technology, addressing participants at yesterday’s seminar on predictive maintenance technologies, which was hosted by Technology, Energy, Maintenance and Project (TEMP) Solutions Limited at the Wyndham Hotel in Kingston. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)
(From left), Dennis Ray, sales manager at HY-PRO; Wayne Ruddock, Advanced Infrared Resources; Keith Whyte, TEMP Solutions; Jesus Sifonte, president of PDM Tech, Puerto Rico; and Tony Febles, Caribbean manager for HYTORC (Puerto Rico) in discussion prior to the start of yesterday’s seminar.
Tony Febles (right), Caribbean manager of HYTORC Bolting in Puerto Rico, explains how the hands-free torque and tension machine works to (from left) Oral Rainford, principal director of policy, planning, development and evaluation in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Commerce; Yolanda Silvera, lecturer in the Engineering Department at the University of Technology; and TEMP Solutions Limited head Keith Whyte.