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Feed Forward Publications

Feed Forward Maintenance - Engineering Books, CDs and Publications. We specialize in industrial engineering. This allows us to deliver best practice facility maintenance, reliability training and manufacturing engineering books, ebooks, software, CDs, CBTs, free downloads and a newsletter. 

Feed Forward Publications was acquired by Business Industrial Network (http://www.bin95.com) in September of 2003. At that time the website was re-engineered for better navigation and automated download system was created. Also all product prices where reduced by 40% or more. 

The new Feed Forward Publication that evolved offers authors from around the world an automated download system designed by Pay Pal, new products added every month, and a once pay for subscription newsletter - now for free. Free articles, downloads and ebooks are available too. 

Feed Forward Publications maintains customer satisfaction by offering an unconditional money back guaranteed and free shipping to companies around the world for most titles owned by Feed Forward Publications.

Home page of Feed Forward Publications: http://www.feedforward.com.au 

How to SMASH Maintenance Advisor 
by Mike Sondalini
genre: Industrial Engineering
This e-book contains thorough explanations of the 48 top issues in maintenance and reliability that people working in maintenance and operations must know. Every person in the maintenance department and the production department learns dozens of benefits overnight from reading this one reference book. 

It brings world class maintenance into perspective for maintenance and operations crews. Now in one book all the concepts that are necessary to grasp have been laid out in "black and white" for maintenance and operations workers. With this book you can talk to them about the most important issues to address to achieve major improvements. It's a great resource for people who want their workers to rapidly learn, understand and appreciate the critical maintenance and reliability issues. It contains all the important information maintenance, repair or operations crew needs to have at their finger tips so that they can appreciate the importance and the methods of best practice maintenance. With How to SMASH Maintenance Advisor at hand they will know where they are going!

electronic version
Feed Forward Publications, February 2003, ISBN: 0-9750232-1-7
paperback version
Feed Forward Publications, April 2002, ISBN: 0-9750232-0-9

This ebook is available for purchase by libraries through Follett: TitleWave and TitleTales.

Belt Bucket Elevator Design, Use and Care - 2nd edition 
by Mike Sondalini
genre: Engineering
This second edition of the very popular and rare title Belt and Bucket Elevator Design consists of even more details to use in the industrial design engineering, fabrication and care of belt and bucket elevators. 

Critical information and engineering decision detail has been added on bearing selection, shaft seal, belt tension, dust extraction, hazardous applications, drive selection and more on proper use and care for operators and maintainers. 

This second edition adds more detail and information on many of the numerous other industrial design engineering decisions to be made when building and maintaining belt bucket elevators. The format of this edition remains unchanged. The bucket elevator design information is presented first followed by important information on the other factors that influence its successful industrial design, use and care. 

The author gives valuable knowledge about his experiences with bucket elevators. Bucket elevators lift bulk materials from one level to another and function well when designed properly for the duty, and are used as designed. Since bucket elevators are used on powders, granules, grain, chip shaped products, lumpy materials and hazardous material handling, problems can occur. Mike notes possible remedies in his ebook.

electronic version
Feed Forward Publications, February 2004, ISBN: 1-933047-14-3

This ebook is available for purchase by libraries through Follett: TitleWave and TitleTales.

The True Cost of Manufacturing Downtime 
by Donald B. Fitchett
genre: Business Management
The True Cost of Manufacturing Downtime is the final piece to the lean manufacturing puzzle and a great cost justification tool for maintenance managers to general managers. This ebook focus is primarily on downtime tracking using Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and a root cause methodology. 

Guide to process mapping production cost. Primarily explorers manufacturing cost metrics in an exhaustive effort to create awareness of the greatest cost savings opportunities in facilities today. Covers over nineteen cost centers with real dollar amounts and examples.

What makes this book unique is the author's approach to throw away the "overhead" bucket so all cost can be tracked and associated with machine downtime. This methodology reveals many cost saving opportunities that would not be evident using the industry standard labor cost tracking. 

The general summary of this book has been published as an industrial engineering article in engineering and management journals as well as top websites around the world. This is an excellent book to help maintenance managers with cost justification of capital improvement planning.

electronic version
Feed Forward Publications, March 2003, ISBN: 1-933047-15-1

This ebook is available for purchase by libraries through Follett: TitleWave and TitleTales.

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