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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The company's digital preventive maintenance approach is claimed to improve accuracy and consistency while also decreasing and eliminating paperwork, and ensuring documentation and compliance with regulations.
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While it may cost you up front, preventive maintenance will end up costing you less than running equipment to failure--to the point that it shortens the serviceable life of your equipment and requires expensive repair or replacement.
ProActive also has become a great teaching tool for new employees, who gain a better understanding of their specific preventive maintenance responsibilities and can learn about each piece of equipment as they complete the work orders.
In any event, the maintenance information obtained for forecasting your budget and developing a work plan should include efficiency trending reports (like back-work logs, completed preventive maintenance actions, overtime trends, and equipment reliability trends).
The company's preventive maintenance services consist of plant visits at six-month to one-year intervals.
Preventive Maintenance Company, based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, is a leading provider of predictive maintenance services for the pulp & paper, metals, food, automotive and other industries.
Preventive maintenance is integral to both ensuring high quality and a safe food product.
For more information on establishing and executing preventive maintenance plans, call the experts at Air Products at 800-654-4567.
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Examine any unexplained incidents of demand maintenance that were required between scheduled preventive maintenance intervals.

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