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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8220;Currently, network operators have limited visibility on the outcome of preventative maintenance visits, and the information documented by maintenance technicians is sometimes inaccurate, incomplete and even illegible,” said Heidenreich.
Mechanical systems with moving parts require preventative maintenance and service from time to time and the most effective means for managing the associated costs and services is through a planned maintenance schedule and service agreement, as offered by Bruel & Kjer.
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.
9 and every pilot who performs preventative maintenance should know those requirements.
In the case of operators who own one piece of equipment, for example, an excavator digging basements, they will probably choose to handle preventative maintenance themselves.
Hardcat says it takes just five minutes of training to ensure proper usage--to deliver a cost-effective preventative maintenance programme.
EOP created a dedicated preventative maintenance (PM) program and team under which the company's numerous building systems and equipment undergo periodic scheduled quality and efficiency checks.
Contract service, backup service, preventative maintenance programs and maintenance leases are available.
Benefits of on-site instrument calibration are said to include minimal production disruption, reduced downtime, no shipping damage or costs and expert on-site advice on preventative maintenance.
Homeowners in 18 states who are eager to prolong the lifespan and efficiency of their major home appliances and systems can now take advantage of professional preventative maintenance plans launched this month from American Home Shield, a business unit of The ServiceMaster Company, one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks.
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