There is a big difference between Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). Daffodils are a perfect way to explain the difference.
When I caught my husband cheating, I learned the two criteria for scheduling a maintenance task. Satisfy these two criteria to create an optimized maintenance plan.
Just as trees grow and change, so do circumstances that affect our equipment. That’s why it’s important to do this from time to time…
Have you ever heard that Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is just for airplanes? Don’t believe it! Here’s how RCM came to be one of the most effective (and universal) Reliability improvement efforts an organization can implement.
Unless you live in Fantasyland, there’s no silver bullet for achieving your equipment Reliability goals. Start at the beginning, with Reliability Centered Maintenance and watch your Reliability program come to life.
How Gargoyles Helped Expose a Big Misconception about What Failure Modes to Include in an RCM Analysis
It is often wrongly believe that ALL Failure Modes should be included in an RCM analysis. RCM gives us four specific criteria that dictate what Failure Modes should be in included in a properly executed RCM analysis. They are…