Maintenance Phoenix

Common Traps in Your Proactive Maintenance Plans

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Mar 2, 2015 1:49:45 PM

Introduction

Let’s face it. Often times, our proactive maintenance strategies are a mess (I decided to just get that out there in the first sentence and not try to dance around the issue). Show of virtual hands, Thumbs Up if you feel that your proactive maintenance plan is the right one for you – one that produces real results and is streamlined and efficient. Thumbs Down if you feel that this program is a paper-tiger, eats up far too many valuable resources, does not provide the value that we really need, and is one of your most significant opportunities for improvement. If you voted Thumbs Up, this article is probably not for you. If you voted Thumbs Down, please read on.

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Tags: PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, asset management, Excellence in Maintenance, failure elimination, Maintenance Function, Maintenance KPIs, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, optimal asset reliability, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Procedure Based Maintenance, reactive maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Processes

Simple Explanation of the P-F Interval

Posted by admin on Aug 26, 2013 8:21:12 AM

The P-F Interval Made Simple

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Tags: P-F Curve, P-F interval, PdM, RCM, Asset Failure, Failure Mode, Failure Modes, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Asset Health, Asset Reliability, Equipment Failures, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, failure elimination, failure mitigation, Failure Reporting, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Excellence, maintenance management, Maintenance Maturity, maintenance planning, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Nowlan and Heap, PF Curve, Proactive Maintenance, Procedure Based Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky Smith, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

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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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, P-F Curve, PdM, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, asset integrity, asset management, Asset Reliability, best practices training, breakthrough in performance, Developing procedures, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Excellence in Maintenance, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Excellence, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, maintenance planning, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Maintenance Technician, Proactive Maintenance, 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

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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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, PdM, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Alcoa Mt Holly, Alumax Mt Holly, Asset Health, asset integrity, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, best practice training, best practices training, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Excellence in Maintenance, failure elimination, FRACAS, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Function, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Maturity, Maintenance Philosophy, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Processes, planner training, Planning training, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, reliability best practices, Reliability Engineer, reliability engineering training, Reliability Processes, reliability training, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Key Performance Indicators - Managing the Maintenance Function

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

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Asset Health, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, failure elimination, known best practices, Leading and Lagging Metrics, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Function, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Philosophy, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Processes, managing maintenance function, managing maintenance process, PM Metric, Proactive 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

Your Shutdown Success is Pre-Determined

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jan 4, 2013 1:46:24 PM

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Tags: lubrication, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Asset Health, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance KPIs, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Maintenance Technician, Ricky Smith, Shut Down Management, shutdown management, 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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