This week on the Reliability Tribe blog we are going to begin discussing some simple inspections that can be done on a machine base. All Reliability programs need to be built on a solid foundation (which we will discuss later). Just like a Reliability program your machines need to also be built on a solid foundation. Machine bases deteriorate so slowly that often we assume they are good. Every now and then we need to take a look at the machine base to inspect what’s supporting your Reliability. The video below gives some examples of machine base inspections.