With all the effort going into predictive maintenance (PdM) and asset management (EAM/CMMS) solutions, it is easy to overlook the fundamental role of Reliability Information Management (RIM). For many, RIM is a completely unfamiliar concept, but is the glue that holds successful reliability programs together.
Routine Inspections Play Key Role in Condition Based Maintenance at Buzzi Unicem. Points discussed will include:
- Maintenance Inspections are Automated with PDA’s
- Observations are Merged with PDM Results
- Integrated Condition Information Guides Work Priority
Operators doing Basic Operator Care, mechanics/millwrights/electricians performing Craft Inspections, and lubrication technicians running Lube Routes probably spend more time around your operating assets than just about anyone else in the plant. Shouldn’t you know what those inspection techs know about developing equipment condition problems?