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What IS Reliability? It has everything to do with what you NEED!

I received an email from someone asking about what Reliability really is. He said he seems to be struggling to understand what it really means. And he’s not alone. Here’s a simple explanation of Reliability the way my mentor, John Moubray, explained it to me.

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) vs Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO)

Have you ever wondered? In this video I explain the differences between Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO).

F**k-off Power: Gain Control Over Your Equipment Using Reliability Centered Maintenance

I know.  I’m a lady. But it’s not my expression. That’s what my mentor, John Moubray, called it. And to this day, it’s one of the most valuable (and profitable) lessons he ever taught me. Use it to gain control over your equipment.

Is Maintenance considered a “Profit Center” or a “Cost Center?”

If you think it’s expensive to figure out what kind of scheduled maintenance you should be doing on your equipment….wait until you get the bill for NOT doing it! Check out how Shakespeare inspired me on this one!

Does the use of FMEA, FMECA, RCM templates, or Failure Mode libraries speed up the RCM process?

During a monthly, Members-Only, live online workshop, I was asked the question: Does the use of FMEA, FMECA, RCM templates, or Failure Mode libraries speed up the RCM process? The answer may surprise you!

An apple, an avocado, and…inherent reliability???

Watch as I describe how maintenance can help us to achieve our equipment’s inherent reliability, but it can’t make a machine something that it isn’t. If we’re doing the right maintenance, and we still don’t have the reliability we want, we have two choices…


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