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Approaching Zero Equipment Stoppages in 4 Phases

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Abstract:

At many facilities, equipment related to environmental performance has been found to run and be maintained very poorly. Maintenance can typically consist of reactive maintenance to breakdowns. At the same time it is recognized that Excellence in Environmental Performance will only be achieved when Pollution Control Equipment runs at a very high level. To achieve this, it is a matter of maintenance excellence and documentation. This paper will discuss root cause problems and solutions to these issues and introduce approaches to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). Case studies include reduction of TCE in a vapor degreaser and improved PM and documentation of a Chromic Acid Fume Scrubber, in an Aerospace facility.

Keywords: MAINTENANCE EXCELLENCE; PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE; TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE; TPM

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/193864707787781683

Publication date: 2007-10-01

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