Preventive Maintenance

What is Preventive Maintenance? A Comprehensive Guide

Preventive maintenance is a strategy that helps plan regular and routine maintenance to maximize the longevity of assets, equipment, and buildings. It also helps reduce the chances of unexpected equipment failures, costly unplanned downtimes and reactive maintenance. Businesses implement PM strategies by planning and scheduling maintenance activities based on real-time operational data using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

Non-destructive Testing for Protective Coatings: Implementing a Lifetime Corrosion Prevention Program

Non-Destructive Testing for Protective Coatings: Implementing a Lifetime Corrosion Prevention Program   Jim Deardorff, President of Superior Coatings During the 20th century cheap and abundant energy made corrosion a manageable problem. This era is coming to an end. Soon, industry will find there is less funding available for corrosion prevention after adjusting for rising energy …

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preventive maintenance best practices

Checking Best Practices for Preventive Maintenance

by Torbjörn Idhammar Example best practices and the questions you need to ask to determine if your plant is using them. Visiting plants in different corners of the world, we often are asked: “What are the current best practices for preventive maintenance (PM)?” We usually answer that we define preventive maintenance using 95 key elements. …

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