Maintenance Phoenix

Day in the life of a Proactive Maintenance Planner

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jul 2, 2013 4:57:41 AM

 

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How to Evolve to the "next level" of Maintenance and/or Reliability Maturity?

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Feb 22, 2013 7:34:00 AM

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Key Performance Indicators - Managing the Maintenance Function

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Feb 20, 2013 1:58:58 PM

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World Class Maintenance Philosophy

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jan 7, 2013 2:54:50 PM

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Seven Steps to a Working Failure Reporting System - FRACAS

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Dec 26, 2012 8:42:41 AM

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Lubrication is the #1 Killer of Equipment Reliability

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

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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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What is the Level of Maturity of Your Current PM Program

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Oct 1, 2012 10:21:30 AM

 In the world of Preventive Maintenance their are all types of information which can be found.  This is what I consider the one of the best methods to determine the maturity of your current PM Program. A while back I developed this matrix with others I trust in this area. It was then vetted by some of the best experts in Preventive Maintenance in the World.

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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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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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