Meeting the demand of your customers will require every piece of equipment in a fleet to be operating at the highest of levels. Machinery that’s expected to operate at these levels will require the correct maintenance in order to do so. Typically, organizations will maintain their equipment via a preventive or predictive maintenance approach. In a preventive maintenance framework, the intent is to adhere to prescribed maintenance and replacement intervals in order to keep equipment in good working order and up to spec. Predictive maintenance takes the proactive approach of preventive maintenance, and incorporates a more targeted strategy, aiming to identify and address potential maintenance issues as they occur. While both predictive and preventive maintenance aim to offset the costly effects of equipment downtime, predictive maintenance introduces further efficiency by focusing maintenance resources where they are most needed and provide the most value. Equipment downtime is among the costliest scenarios that can occur in a manufacturing organization. To learn more about how predictive maintenance is preventing additional downtime, continue reading to the infographic included alongside this post.
Low Or No Maintenance Industrial Machinery provided by FLEXIM, an organization offering an industry leading flowmeter for steam