Scheduled Maintenance

English | Español Systematic scheduled maintenance is the set of maintenance tasks that are performed on equipment or installation by following an established program, according to working time, the quantity produced, and mileage, according to a fixed schedule or following some other cycle that is repeated periodically. This set of task is made no matter […]

What Is RCM? (Reliability Centered Management)

English | Español RCM or Reliability Centered Maintenance is one technique more within the possibilities to develop a maintenance plan in an industrial plant that it has some important advantages over other techniques. Initially, it has been developed for the aviation sector, where the high costs derive from the systematic replacement of parts threatened the […]

What Is Total Productive Maintenance? (TPM)

English | Español TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) emerged in Japan thanks to the efforts of the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) as a system destined for achieving the elimination of so-called ‘six great losses’ of equipment, in order to facilitate the implementation the way of working “Just in time”. By Santiago García Garrido The […]

Vibration Analysis

English | Español The interest of the mechanical vibrations reaches the Industrial Maintenance going hand in hand with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, in the interest of warning which means a vibrating element in a machine, and the necessary prevention of failures that bring the vibrations in the medium term. The main interest for the maintenance […]

What Is Predictive Maintenance?

English | Español Predictive maintenance  Predictive maintenance is a technique to predict the future failure point of a machine component, so that the component can be replaced, based on a plan, just before it fails. Thus, equipment downtime is minimized and the component lifetime is maximized. Predictive Maintenance Organization This technique involves the measurement of […]

Types Of Maintenance

English | Español This article attempts to detail the traditional division into types of maintenance, noting that this division, apart from a simple academic concept or training purposes, it is not more useful. It is not possible to determine that a particular machine, the type of maintenance to be applied is one of the traditional […]