Maintenance Tips

Published: March 18, 2018

By: Felix Rodriguez, Equipment Specialist

Maintenance frequency

An equipment specific checklist and maintenance log is key to having a consistent maintenance program.

Sings of poor maintenance

  • Low equipment utilization due to unscheduled stoppages.
  • High wait or idle time for machine operators during outages.
  • Higher than normal repair costs due to lack of lubrication, and inspections.

Requirements needed for improvements

  • Organization
  • Operation of equipment
  • Proper lubricants at specific equipment locations
  • Regular checking, measuring and adjusting equipment
  • Replacement of old components
Example of a maintenance frequency log for a boiler