Maintenance Phoenix

Achieve Breakthrough Performance Today - Optimize Production Capacity

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Apr 23, 2013 5:31:01 AM

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Tags: P-F Curve, Lean Six Sigma, asset reliability, Asset Health, asset integrity, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, breakthrough in performance, Capacity Assurance, capacity assurance, Equipment Issues, Excellence in Maintenance, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Maturity, Maintenance Philosophy, Nowlan and Heap, Plant Manager, Proactive Maintenance, Production Management, production optimization, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Processes, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

PM Procedures without Effective Repair/Restoration Procedures is Insanity!

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Mar 22, 2013 6:02:57 AM

"PM Procedures are not Built to Stand Alone - Without Effective Replacement / Restoration Procedures Failures will Continue"

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Tags: P-F Curve, PdM, RCM, Reactive Maintenance, Failure Mode, Failure Modes, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Asset Health, asset integrity, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, best practices training, Corrective procedures, Developing procedures, effective procedures, Equipment Failures, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, Excellence in Maintenance, failure elimination, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, hydraulic maintenance, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance Function, maintenance manager, Maintenance Maturity, Maintenance Philosophy, maintenance procedures, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Maintenance Technician, Nowlan and Heap, Optimize PM, Pdm Strategy, PF Curve, PM Metric, PM procedures, Proactive Maintenance, Procedure Based Maintenance, procedure based maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, reliability training, Ricky Smith, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Honest Feedback on Maintenance Issues from Maintenance Techs

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Mar 14, 2013 6:51:15 AM

You must read this email I received recently, it is a wonderful incite into the problems most Maintenance Managers Face based on Maintenance Technician Feedback

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Tags: lubrication, Maintenance Supervisor, Lubrication, Maintenance Strategy, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, best maintenance practices, best practices training, Developing procedures, effective procedures, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, Excellence in Maintenance, failure elimination, hydraulic maintenance, known best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Maturity, Maintenance Philosophy, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Technician, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Maintenance of Hydraulic Systems - Optimize Hydraulic Reliability Today

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Mar 4, 2013 5:12:40 PM

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, Lubrication, Maintenance Strategy, asset reliability, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, best practices training, continuous improvement, Equipment Failures, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Excellence in Maintenance, hydraulic maintenance, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance Managers, maintenance of hydraulics, PM for Hydraulics, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Proactive Maintenance Foundational Requirements

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Feb 11, 2013 10:47:06 AM

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Tags: Condition Monitoring, P-F Curve, PdM, Predictive Maintenance, RCM, Failure Modes, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Alcoa Mt Holly, Alumax Mt Holly, Asset Health, asset integrity, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, failure elimination, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, maintenance manager, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Maintenance Technician, Nowlan and Heap, Pdm Strategy, PF Curve, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Lubrication is the #1 Killer of Equipment Reliability

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Oct 31, 2012 12:28:05 PM

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Tags: lubrication, Maintenance Supervisor, PdM, Reliability, Uncategorized, Lubrication, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Developing procedures, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, evaluating lubrication, lubrication excellence, Lubrication Program, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, maintenance procedures, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, PM Maturity Matrix, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky Smith, Shut Down Management, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Seven Days to Better Equipment Reliability

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Oct 30, 2012 10:13:52 AM

Does it seem like every day it is the same old thing and even though you try your best to make improvements in equipment reliability, they never seem to stick? I know the feeling, and it is frustrating. What if you could improve equipment reliability in seven days? I know what you are thinking: it will never work. The following seven day schedule lays out an approach for improving your equipment reliability that you can use in your facility. Give these ideas a chance to succeed and you will be amazed with the results. (Please Comment at the end of this article)

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, asset integrity, Asset Reliability, Equipment Issues, Evaluate PM, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Excellence, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Why Preventive Maintenance Does Not Work!

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 28, 2012 11:50:23 AM

What does this graph tell you? Does this organization have an effective PM Program? NO

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Tags: lubrication, Maintenance Supervisor, P-F Curve, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Alcoa Mt Holly, Asset Health, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Developing procedures, Equipment Issues, Evaluate PM, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, maintenance procedures, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Optimize PM, Pdm Strategy, PM Maturity Matrix, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky Smith, Shut Down Management, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

How to Eliminate Equipment Failures?

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 27, 2012 10:08:30 AM

You’ve gotten buy-in from the boss by showing him how much money the organization can make from a good FRACAS. He said, “Great idea! Now go make it happen.” How many new ideas have you seen come and go in your organization? I have seen many through my career and I am sure you have as well. FRACAS is something that must be sustainable because it is the continuous improvement process for your Maintenance Strategies for each piece of equipment. In this chapter, we are going to offer you a phased approach to success, one step at a time.

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, Reactive Maintenance, Failure Modes, Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, asset integrity, Asset Reliability, continuous improvement, Equipment Failures, Equipment Issues, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Excellence, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky's Conferences and Workshops - Join him, root cause, Shut Down Management, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Procedure Based Maintenance - Rethink Maintenance

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jun 11, 2012 11:44:28 AM

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Developing procedures, effective procedures, Equipment Issues, human induced failures, Maintenance Managers, maintenance phoenix, Maintenance Planner, maintenance procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, World Class Maintenance

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