Updating my pm and pdm programs

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Updating my pm and pdm programs

Studies by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), estimate a properly functioning predictive maintenance program can provide a savings of 30% to 40% over reactive maintenance.Other independent surveys indicate that, on average, starting an industrial predictive maintenance program results in the following savings: To calculate the savings at your facility, start by estimating the costs of unplanned equipment failures.Either way, an infrared imager can diagnose the problem.To find a leaky gasket or seal, scan the imager along the seal looking for thermal eccentricities.Keep a record of machine asset availability, production output, and the distribution of maintenance dollars and total maintenance costs over time.Those numbers will help you calculate the return on your thermal imaging and maintenance investment.To capture the best thermal images, follow these practices: Start with a newly commissioned and freshly lubricated motor, and take a "snap shot" of the motor bearing housing while the motor is running. As the motor and its lubrication ages, the bearings wear and heat-producing friction develops in the motor bearing, causing the outside of the bearing housing to heat up.Take additional thermal images at regular intervals, comparing them to the baseline to analyze the motor's condition.

Here is a discussion of the cost savings of thermal imaging (thermography) Pd M, the guidelines for successfully capturing and analyzing thermographic data, and a description of how to integrate thermography into a predictive maintenance program.

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