PM optimization made easy

Digging yourself out of the reactive maintenance hole.

Joe Anderson, The J.M. Smucker Company
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Preventive maintenance is time-based maintenance, a routinely scheduled, time-based activity. (To define the word “time” used here, it can mean calendar-based, time-based, interval-based, or usage-based, whatever the set parameter is.) What needs to be understood is that PM tasks can be proactive or reactive depending on how they are utilized. PM, just like predictive maintenance (PdM), helps to find and identify symptoms and faults earlier within the failure curve. Reactivity treats those symptoms and faults, whereas proactivity gets to the root cause and puts methods in place to prevent or reduce the failure from occurring. In a reactive environment, the idea of…

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