There are very few operations managers in any manufacturing organization that will ever prefer their equipment to operate at sub-optimal levels. Understanding this, it’s the responsibility of these managers to ensure that their equipment remains operating at the highest efficiency. The performance of your equipment is the heart of your operation. If any machines are underperforming, the final product’s quality, efficiency, or yield rate will drop as a result. To optimize your operation, you need to ensure that each machine is working at peak efficiency. Predictive maintenance will help you to do just that. Rather than following the traditional preventative maintenance approach, predictive maintenance ensures that equipment is only receiving the maintenance that is necessary to its health, in the most optimal timeframe. Alternatively, preventative maintenance may require more maintenance be done, which increases the downtime experienced by any piece of equipment. This is the exact opposite of what any operations managers hope to achieve. Understanding this, it’s imperative to prioritize predictive maintenance strategies. To learn more about these strategies and the technologies empowering them, continue reading on to the resource coupled alongside this post.
Low Or No Maintenance Industrial Machinery provided by FLEXIM, an organization specializing in steam flow measurement