Everyday RCM

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.

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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).

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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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Wanna Play? Join me in a game of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) True or False!

Join me in a game of “Reliability Centered Maintenance, True or False” with some very interesting characters on the Las Vegas strip including: Vegas showgirls, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Batman, and Mickey Mouse!

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Is Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) used to reduce Scheduled Maintenance? The answer is…

I often hear people say that RCM is used to reduce Proactive Maintenance.  I say, “it depends!”  Watch as I explain…

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Productivity, RCM and…Vegas?

I never would have thought that a “productivity tip” also held the key to starting (or continuing) your RCM program.  Watch as I explain (from Vegas!) how spending only 10 minutes a day can help you achieve greatness with RCM and with your personal and professional life!

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When you do RCM, you do ALL THREE of these…FMEA, FMECA, and CBM

Have you ever heard someone say:  I’m not sure if I should do RCM, FMEA, FMECA, or CBM? I hear that a lot. But that leads me to one of the biggest misconceptions of the RCM process.It’s often wrongly believed that Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, (FMEA), Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality…

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