3-Day Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

After A 3-Day Class In Dubai

(Includes discussion on TPM)

Course Agenda Day 1:


  1. Groundwork
    • Goals of program
    • Report card
    • How much is enough?
  2. PPM Economics
    • Past sins
    • Costs of setup and ongoing costs
    • True breakdown costs
    • Case study
  3. Justifying (selling) PM and PdM expenditures
    • Some benefits of PPM
    • Selling PM/PdM
    • Benefits of PM/PdM
  4. Basic Understanding of Preventive Maintenance
    • What is PM?
    • Understanding what PM is supposed to accomplish and the critical event
    • Appropriate PM strategy for the 3 equipment life cycles and 6 failure modes
    • Maintenance improvement curve- how to get the most bang for your buck
  5. CMMS approaches to PPM
    • Steps to install a PPM system
    • Survey instructions
    • PM and PdM systems increase professionalism
  6. Short repairs and high productivity
  7. Reliability enhancement programs
    • RCM
    • PMO

  1. PM Details for effectiveness
    • Four types of task lists
    • PM frequency and its effect on breakdown
  2. Task list development
  3. TLC (Tighten, Lubricate and Clean)
  4. Guidelines for involvement with predictive techniques
    • Questions to ask before PdM
    • Oil analysis
    • Vibration analysis
    • Temperature measurement
    • Ultrasonic inspection
    • Advanced visual techniques
    • Other methods of predictive maintenance
    • TLC-Tighten, Lubricate, clean
  5. Management of PM activity
    • Planning and Scheduling PM activity
    • Access to Equipment
    • Interruptive maintenance and non-interruptive maintenance
    • Metrics
    • Outsourcing PM
  6. Task list analysis
    • Complete analysis of task lists (line by line)
  7. Advanced Concepts- PM at the next level
    • P-F Curve
    • Statistical Analysis
    • PCR
  8. Personnel issues
    • Staffing the PM Effort
    • What kind of personality to look for in a PM inspector
    • How to insure that PMs are done as designed

  1. TLC (Tighten, Lubricate and Clean)
  2. The complete story of TPM
    • Installation of TPM
    • Attention to the 6 loses
    • Seven steps to autonomous maintenance
    • Meeting minutes
    • Measuring equipment effectiveness
    • Case Study in measuring equipment effectiveness
    • Exercise in choosing TPM tasks
  3. Personnel issues
    • Staffing the PM Effort
    • What kind of personality to look for in a PM inspector
    • How to insure that PMs are done as designed
  4. Get it going right
    • The big list
    • Look out; problems ahead
  5. Short Repairs and high productivity
    • Justifying short repairs
  6. Developing a unique action plan
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