preventive maintenance

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preventive maintenance

a planned MAINTENANCE programme aimed at minimizing or eliminating breakdowns to buildings, plant, machinery and equipment with their consequent disruption to production, or inconsistent machine operation which might affect product quality. A preventive maintenance programme would involve keeping an up-to-date PLANT REGISTER which notes the maintenance requirements of each machine; scheduling the frequency of inspections, lubrication and overhauls for each machine; GROUP REPLACEMENT of parts, where appropriate, or replacement of parts as they fail (see CONDITION-BASED MAINTENANCE); making modifications and improvements which increase reliability and at the same time bring the plant, machinery or equipment up to date.
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Fortress UAV Protect is a nose-to-tail preventative maintenance service that rivals those of manned aircraft maintenance services.
While most of the services may be routine lab maintenance tasks, one cannot forget to consider the preventative maintenance needs for each individual machine.
Most preventative maintenance programs are done by calendar because they have numerous processes where soft parts must be scheduled for removal based on general wear and tear.
The service agreements and preventative maintenance plans provide you peace of mind that your investment is operating at optimal capacity and allow you to concentrate on other
The programme reportedly offers hoteliers the following two service options: Periodic Preventative Maintenance Plan, which will provide inspection and maintenance of head-end hardware, systems checks from head-end to guest rooms for connectivity speed and functionality, and includes coverage of wired as well as wireless rooms; and Wireless RF Refresh, which includes a wireless survey and a systems physical check.
"There are some really good recyclers who don't have equipment problems, and it's because they have a preventative maintenance program in place.
This service is customizable, integrated on-site, and offers remote preventative maintenance activities with predictive maintenance to identify problems before they occur.
The authorization for this action is in FAR 43.3(g), which states: "The holder of a pilot certificate issued under Part 61 may perform preventative maintenance on any aircraft owned or operated by that pilot which is not used under Part 121, 129, or 135." Preventative maintenance is defined by FAR 43, Appendix A (c).
Computerized maintenance management software--a tool for managing and tracking preventative maintenance so facility managers can prevent rather than react to maintenance issues--has yet to fully penetrate the real estate management industry.
The new option increases the lift table's life, Presto says, by modifying several lift components so that they become regreaseable for preventative maintenance. The option is available on standard lifts and wide-base units, with capacities ranging from 2,000 to 6,000 lbs.
The power plant's preventative maintenance program required regular disassembly for inspection, cleaning and lubrication of the gear teeth.
By simplifying the delivery of point-to-point switched connectivity to the individual drives in the storage array, InSpeed also enables new diagnostic and preventative maintenance capabilities.