There is no real mystery about vibration and vibration analysis. Even the most technically inept recognize when their car develops a strange sound or vibration. All recognize when a washing machine spin cycle is out of balance. In both cases most know what to do.
Like most things here in the world, long-term investment and implementation usually yields in the best results and quality. Maintenance is no exception. While the construction of the Panama Canal...
In good maintenance organizations, 20 to 30 % of all maintenance hours are used on Root Cause Problem Elimination (RCPE). This includes the time to find the root cause of problems and to eliminate...
A well-organized and readily accessible storeroom is key to efficient maintenance. Without this support, becoming efficient in maintenance is a challenge, maybe even impossible. There are ot…
While the industrial world may be in the midst of a volatile period with much economic uncertainty, maintaining the core of its current workforce is critical for capitalizing as the economy...
Preventing and inspecting is considered preventive maintenance, while planning, scheduling and execution is corrective maintenance. Together they form a complete view of how we succeed in maintenance management. Preventive maintenance and work management processes can be viewed as a chain that must not be broken.
Planning and scheduling is at the center of good maintenance management. Here we arrive at what is “corrective maintenance” as part of our chain that must not be broken. It is important to understand the difference between planning and scheduling. These two elements of maintenance work management are essential and are too often mixed up.