The metric of plant maintenance should now be in the ability of the plant to meet the strategic goals of the company beyond customarily expected cost savings, such as improved plant output, performance predictability, product quality, customer service, safety, environmental control, etc.
low maintenance costs
these symptoms (e.g., a low pressure of the pump) with the right work (e.g., check either for a blockage, damaged impeller, or leaking seal). The result, as found in the airline industry, are assets that are far less likely to fail and that require far lower maintenance expenditures. Furthermore, creating a RCM environment is not a one-time process. Rather, it is a continuous, evolving, and ever improving process of analysis. Still, desired RCM functionality should entail the ability to Select critical