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Maintenance: Activity or Reliability

Your PM procedures should leverage training and experience.

What is your facility’s maintenance mindset? It might not as reliability-oriented as you think.

Experts recommend standardized maintenance procedures, and this recommendation has been proven right both in theory and in practice. What increasingly gets read into this recommendation is the mistaken idea that you can lower the skill requirements if you make the procedures “simple” enough.

Consider a standard motor maintenance PM that calls for taking voltage

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