Sunday, September 21, 2014

Manufacturing General Maintenance issues

 Maintenance in the Manufacturing Plants. In a manufacturing plant machine maintenance is a very important things. There are several types of mainteance-
Preventive Maintenance
Corrective Maintenance 
Break down Maintenace 
Preventive Maintenance can be classified in two ways-
Schedule Preventive Maintenance - This can be found from Machine Manufacturer
Regular Preventive Maintenance-  On regular basis
Sudden Preventive Maintenance-  Time availability due to production shut down
For an effective maintenance there could be considered some most importatnt thing-
Inventory (spare stock), communication,  data, Man management, and the most is safety.
Now-a-days there are many Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for easy operation of Maintenance which leads the inventory management as well as the machine condition and the previous maintenance information. 
Maintenance or Technical people  main objectives are to reduce Breakdown. 
To reduce break down it needs close monitoring of the rotating parts and proper lubrication. Proper training of the machine operator can reduce breakdown. Also the proper training of maintenance people will reduce the maintenance time and safety.