One universal measurement of maintenance performance, and perhaps the measure that matters most in the end, is the cost of maintenance. Unfortunately maintenance costs are often used to compare maintenance performance between companies or between plants within the same company.Read more
Visiting plants in different corners of the world, we often are asked: “What are the current best practices for preventive maintenance (PM)?” We usually answer that we define preventive maintenance using 95 key elementsRead more
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There are times when all you need is a quick source for reliability and maintenance technology. Here IDCON offers many maintenance and best practice articles on maintenance technology, plant engineering, reliability, and maintenance management to assist you. Our president and maintenance consultants write most of the maintenance articles, while the remaining articles are written by contributing writers.
Our consultants work daily with reliability and plant engineering employees all over the world to improve their plant reliability. The articles reflect this work through common sense solutions to many problems in maintenance management and maintenance technology. The best practice articles are also based on the best practices our consultants see in the plants they visit. The list of maintenance articles is divided into detailed topics for your convenience. The best practice articles section can be use as a way to identify goals for plant management and plant engineering.
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