WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES OF INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE?

OBJECTIVES OF INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE

The objectives of industrial maintenance are usually oriented in many industries towards a greater production capacity at minimum cost. The reality is that every company ultimately wants the maximum profit that is constant over time. Profit in a company is defined as the difference between sales and fixed or variable expenses to produce a product … Read more

HOW TO STRUCTURE THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT?

MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT

The structuring of maintenance departments depends mainly on the size of the company. Moreover, these structures have changed along with the technological evolution of the machines and the maintenance tactics applied in the companies. Maintenance department structures according to company size As mentioned above, the size of companies directly influences the type of structure and … Read more

MAINTENANCE INDICATORS: MEASURING MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

MAINTENANCE INDICATORS

In every company there are indicators that serve to measure management and set goals. In maintenance management there are also such indicators. Although they can change according to the type of industry; here you will see the most used maintenance indicators. It is necessary to define the indicators to be used in the maintenance area, … Read more

CMMS – MAINTENANCE SOFTWARE: HOW TO CHOOSE?

CMMS

In the previous article, we talked about the levels that maintenance has. In the instrumental level of maintenance, there are all the real elements required to have a management and maintenance operation system. Therefore, CMMS information systems in maintenance are vital for a good maintenance management. Information is the core of maintenance, and it is … Read more

MAINTENANCE OUTSOURCING: WHEN TO HIRE THEM?

MAINTENANCE OUTSOURCING

Having staff and/or technicians in charge is not an easy task for some companies. Because there is a greater responsibility in terms of labor benefits, training and extra benefits that some companies provide to their employees. Many companies have the option of outsourcing services or labor, and in many cases they do so for economic … Read more

WHAT IS THE MAINTENANCE WORK ORDER FOR?

work order

We have talked so far about the different techniques and philosophies of maintenance management. Today we are going to talk about information management in maintenance and what role the work order plays. The maintenance process needs and generates a lot of information, so it is very important to choose the right system to collect data … Read more

VIBRATION ANALYSIS PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

vibration analysis

Vibration analysis is one of the most widely used predictive maintenance techniques in asset management today. This technique is highly effective for monitoring rotating equipment within industrial facilities. The use of this technique in the industry exceeds 3 decades, having very good results and visibly improving the reliability of rotating machines. Initially the vibration analysis … Read more

WHAT ARE THE PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES?

predictive maintenance techniques

It is no secret that predictive maintenance, when applied to a company through a well-structured maintenance plan, achieves very good results in terms of reliability and availability of machines. The raison d’être of predictive maintenance, as its name indicates, is to predict the state of a company’s equipment and thus anticipate a possible imminent failure. … Read more