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The objective of the paper is to show the implementation of infrared thermography within World Class Manufacturing (WCM) maintenance strategy. The results from infrared thermography inspections in a food processing and packaging solutions company were presented. Applicability of the infrared thermography, during a two-year period, caused a substantial reduction the potential breakdown in the pilot area. Upon feasibility confirmation, the proposed method was spread to other production equipment of the company.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2013, VOLUME 17, ISSUE Issue 4, PAGES [977 - 987]
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