Definition: Corrective Maintenance (CM) [Maintenance Tip]

December 15, 2015

Maintenance tasks initiated as a result of the observed or measured condition of an asset or system, before or after functional failure, to correct the problem. Corrective maintenance can be planned or unplanned. synonymous with corective work. Tip excerpted from: The Professional’s Guide to Maintenance and Reliability Terminology by Ramesh Gulati, Jerry Kahn and Robert Baldwin  

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