From condition monitoring to condition management : The need to improve reliability

  • By Ken Keith
  • 5 years ago
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Reactive maintenance

Preventive maintenance

Traditional condition monitoring. What is it? What is it missing?

Two steps to deliver greater value

Going further – improving reliability

Going further still – defect elimination

The roadmap to complete reliability.  A quick walk through the roadmap

NOTE: We are dealing with the very important discussion of reliability improvement through defect elimination inside-out

Condition based maintenance is a key part of a maintenance cost reduction, downtime reduction, safety improvement program.

But it is just one part! And it does not improve reliability!

We will explore how to improve your condition monitoring program, then how to take advantage of CM skills to extend machine life, and then how to implement a defect elimination program