Advantages Of Reactive Maintenance

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Every factory has their maintenance system that they are using on their machinery. Some use the reactive maintenance system, while other are already have switched to proactive maintenance. What maintenance system is actually the best, and how can you switch to the better one? This information is giving a clear indication on which system is the best and a guideline on how to change to the better maintenance method. What is reactive maintenance? The Features, benefits, advantages and limitation. Numerous companies and factories are still using the reactive maintenance system. For most companies, this might be the best system to use, but this does not mean that this is effective and recommended. Reactive maintenance is where the machinery is…show more content…
This is because of doing less maintenance on machinery. • There is no special maintenance plan. They just repair the broken machinery as it happens. The limitations of this type of maintenance method • It can be difficult to control the budget. There is no specific amount of money needed every month for maintenance and repairs. Sometime the company will not have enough money for a large repair. • Machinery is breaking more often. It is necessary to do regular maintenance on machinery, and if this does not happen, the lifespan is much shorter. • The moment that a machine breaks, everything can get to a standstill in production. Especially, if this is an essential machine. This can mean loss of production. The time estimate of repairing the machinery is also unsure. What is proactive maintenance? Features, benefits, advantages and limitation. Those companies and factories that are using the proactive maintenance method are ensuring that the machinery is not just repaired after it breaks, but they are looking into the cause of the problem. Repairing the cause meaning that the chance that this happening again is…show more content…
When an essential machine breaks, it normally means production loss. However, if the proactive maintenance method is used, the machine will not break, and maintenance personnel will see the potential of breakage before it happens. • Maintenance personnel can predict when breakage are going to occur, and they can react in time, repairing the machine and the root of the problem, before it’s going to costs the company more money. Making the lifespan of the machinery longer. Some limitations of the proactive maintenance: • Startup costs can be higher, because the company needs to get this maintenance method up and running. This normally includes the purchase of software and systems for monitoring the machinery. • Might mean more staff. Some companies are hiring more staff for just the monitoring of the machinery. Their job description is just about repairing, maintaining and monitoring of the machinery. Proactive maintenance over reactive maintenance Proactive maintenance is much more recommended than reactive maintenance. The effectiveness of maintenance is much higher, and the costs of repairing and maintaining machinery are much
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