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Zero Breakdown Activities

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PM Element 2. Zero Breakdown Activities The biggest challenge during the TPM implementation is to change the tradesmen mind set from the reactive approach (firemen) to a proactive approach (machine physician). The first step is to explain that a repair does not finish when they fix the machine, but

Chapter 6. Planned (Effective) Maintenance. Part 2

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4. Carrying out Effective Maintenance 4.1 The Structure of Equipment Maintenance Equipment maintenance can be defined as preventing machines from breaking down by selecting what type of maintenance should be used on which parts of which machines, formulating maintenance standards, and then systematically maintaining and controlling the machines in

What is a Breakdown?

The unexpected stoppage of a equipment where a part is required or a repair over 10 min is required to restore machine functionality. Examples (Breakdowns): Seized cam replaced (25 min); Suction cup replaced (5 min); Broken cylinder replaced (35 min) Examples (Non-Breakdowns): Guide rail adjusted (10 min) Knife jam

What are F-tags?

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FUGUAI = DEVIATION<->ABNORMALITY Functional Defects Pollution Difficult to Access/Observe Hard to Load/Operate Unsafe Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) “unfriendly” Undesirable Tasks “F” Tags are used to highlight Deviations, Faults or Abnormalities. 3 Types of F-Tags Safety Safety F-Tags are written by everyone for everyone.  Mechanics or operators can close