Applicable & Effective Task Creation [Maintenance Tip]

December 15, 2015 tohanlon@reliabilityweb.com

Your RCM team decides that a condition based task is applicable for a particular failure mode. It would cost $2k per year to perform this task to detect the onset of a failure that has a MTBF of 5 years. The actual loss when the failure occurs only costs $3k (parts, labor and downtime). In other words, you would be spending $2k per year to avoid an average loss of $600 per year and would…

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