There are likely as many definitions for various types of maintenance as there are companies. The purpose of this podcast is to offer definitions for each of the types indicated in the title, and to provide the reasoning behind each...
- Ron Moore
- RELIABILITY CONNECT
Allied Reliability discusses the business challenge, solution, and business impact of the US Chemical Company's reliability journey.
Failure-based Maintenance (FBM) is unscheduled maintenance or repair to return the asset to a defined state. There are no interventions until a failure has occurred. This includes the Reactive Maintenance and the Run to Failure (RTF) Maintenance. Many are not differentiating between the above-mentioned types of Maintenance and use the two terms as alternatives.
- Ahmed Kotb
As we talk to others in the reliability industry, we’re occasionally confronted with the viewpoint that asset health and condition monitoring is a cure-all when it comes to preventing asset failure. Understandably, people like the idea that they can continuously monitor their assets and only intervene or perform maintenance when there’s degradation. However, what seems ideal is not always practical, and there are limitations to what can be achieved through monitoring.
- ARMS Reliability
Preventive and predictive maintenance may achieve the same goals (healthy assets), but only one keeps costs reined in while improving maintenance as a business value driver.
- Frederic Baudart