Equipment/ Asset Management

7 Breakdown Maintenance Planning Tips

Is a breakdown maintenance plan even possible? How can one plan for breakdown maintenance? It is by nature very unpredictable!  However, there are some things that you can do. This will make your maintenance team better in handling unplanned equipment breakdowns and other maintenance emergencies.

7 Tips To Plan Equipment Preventive Maintenance

When equipment preventive maintenance Becomes A headache! Have a lot of equipment preventive maintenance being skipped? Is it because reactive maintenance aka breakdown maintenance is dominating your day? 😒 Want to create a good preventive maintenance plan to reduce equipment breakdowns and complaints from users and management? Here are a few preventive maintenance planning tips …

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Why An Equipment Maintenance Workflow Is Important

Equipment maintenance Workflow Setup Well organized maintenance programs have a clear equipment maintenance workflow (see the diagram below). For instance a workflow with the following steps: External users or customers send in maintenance work requests. We schedule this maintenance work as well as preventive maintenance and create work orders. Technicians receive these work orders and …

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Equipment Maintenance Software Reports For Real Costs

Some maintenance jobs can be costing more than you thought! Maintenance managers often look at equipment maintenance software reports by equipment to find equipment that is getting expensive to maintain. But that’s just part of the story… There are other ways to to slice our data and look for ways to reduce costs and improve effectiveness. …

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Equipment Downtime Tracking vs Equipment Availability

Why Equipment Downtime Tracking Is Better Than Tracking Equipment Availability We always want to measure total equipment downtime. Equipment availability especially when expressed as a percent can mislead. For instance say the equipment downtime doubles from hundred hours to two hundred hours. However, if you have a lot of equipment, you will see just a …

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How To Manage Maintenance Backlog For Equipment

What is maintenance backlog? Maintenance backlog refers to maintenance work that is overdue. We usually measure maintenance backlog in hours or days. It shows the total time estimate it would take to complete the pending maintenance work orders. It is a very important maintenance metric for facilities managers, maintenance managers and maintenance planners. We must …

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How To Use A CMMS For Maintenance Request Software

Maintenance request software may seem like a rather specialized requirement! However, if one is responsible for managing maintenance at a large facility or industrial plant we will be handling a lot of requests for maintenance work. Most requests will be for emergency or breakdown maintenance. Often the requester wants an immediate fix! But that’s just …

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Why Proactive Maintenance Is Better Than Just Preventive Maintenance

Proactive Maintenance – What Does It Mean? Proactive maintenance tries to identify and fix the root causes equipment failures. As part of your maintenance plan it can result in significant cost savings. It is different from reactive maintenance and preventive maintenance.

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Seven Asset Maintenance Tips With CMMS Software

Equipment Asset Maintenance Is Critical Asset maintenance is critical in industries with large numbers of expensive equipment & machinery. These assets often are a large portion of the capital investment. Hence, proper maintenance is crucial to get maximum useful life and reduce unexpected failures of equipment. Computerized maintenance management software, aka CMMS software, is an …

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