Maintenance evolution

Maintenance transformation

Currently, maintenance has been impacted by various factors such as globalization, the revolution in information and communication technologies, economic/business dynamics and the emergence of new demands and needs.

Being relevant an effective maintenance management, which facilitates organizations to achieve the objectives of operation and availability of production facilities, reduce restrictions in order to guarantee the safety, reliability, availability, maintainability and security of physical assets, human resources and the environment at the lowest possible cost.

Maintenance transformation

Purpose of Maintenance Management

Identify and manage operational, financial, strategic and compliance risks, ensuring that all physical assets continue to perform the desired functions, maximizing their useful life, within the warranty recommendations, use of manufacturers and safety regulations, guaranteeing the reliability of assets.

In summary...

An efficient and timely maintenance management implies complying with the phases of the administrative process, that is, planning, coordinating, directing, organizing and evaluating the correct functioning of the available equipment, as well as human resources and information flows, with the aim of increasing the useful life of the assets, minimize the expense in repair of failures and consequently increase the profitability.

Types of maintenance

The planning and implementation of a type of maintenance must be consistent with the purpose, functions, levels of experience, profitability and maintenance objectives of each company.

The different forms of classification are presented below:

  • Preventive Maintenance:
    • Condition-based maintenance:
      • Maintenance by test and inspection
      • Condition monitoring maintenanc
    • Default maintenance:
      • Periodic test maintenance
      • Maintenance by scheduled replacement
      • Maintenance by scheduled service
  • Corrective maintenance:
    • Immediate or emergency maintenance
    • Deferred maintenance
  • Other types:
    • Total productive maintenance
    • Predictive Maintenance
    • MScheduled maintenance
    • Planned maintenance
    • Routine maintenance

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