Combining Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis into one winning strategy

Combining Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis into one winning strategy

Are you approaching Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) as separate practices? If yes, consider uniting them. Both methodologies strongly support uptime and safety goals and are excellent ways to preserve failure mode indicators and other asset-specific information from across the team. This perspective comes from reliability experts Doug Plucknette of RCM Blitz…

How Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis work together to solve problems

How Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis work together to solve problems

Plants worldwide turn to reliability tools such as RCM and RCA to reduce maintenance costs and prevent disruptions. They help identify where losses are, develop procedures to mitigate the losses and, ideally, improve equipment reliability and performance. Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) asks what could happen and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) examines what did happen. Though many…

The powerful principles behind Reliability Centered Maintenance

The powerful principles behind Reliability Centered Maintenance

The basics of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) provide substance and attention to detail that can be (and should be!) applied to just about any asset improvement initiative. Hear RCM expert Nancy Regan‘s engaging presentation on what you need to know. Regan, a Maintenance and Reliability (M&R), speaker and trainer, has more than 20 years of hands-on…