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Chapter 7. Early Equipment Management. Part 1

Early Management is part of the process of creating a system for managing product and equipment development, one of the principal TPM activities. It can be split into ‘Early Product Management’ and ‘Early Equipment Management’. The period covered by Early Management is from the start of conceptual product planning

Early Equipment Management – Launching Costs

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The effect of the major losses during a start up Launching Costs = Category “A” + Category “B” Launching Costs: Operating Losses-Category “A” Components of Category “A”: Costs per shift Depreciation cost per shift; Labor cost per shift; Utility cost per shift; Maintenance cost per shift. Calculation of  Category

MP stands for Maintenance Prevention

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MP activity refers to consideration of maintenance information and new technologies during planning, construction, installation and use of new equipment. MP strives for equipment that is designed for high reliability, maintainability, minimum cost, operability, safety, quality, reduction of maintenance cost and deterioration. Early Management Goal EPM – Develop products of

Early Equipment Management Workshop

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EEM is not just an Engineering activity but the collective effort with plant technicians,  operators,  crafts, supervisors, etc. EEM learning’s are best obtained with one to one discussions with shop floor personnel. EEM must become part of the Capital Expenditure process with acknowledgement of EEM consideration similar to Safety