predictive maintenance on centrifugal pump

what is preventive and predictive maintenance task for centrifugal pump

the maintenance program for Centrifugal Pump Maintenance engineer responsible to develop a maintenance program to make sure that every rotating equipment can run and operate safely without any breakdown or emergency failure. The program consists of preventive task, predictive task or function test task. A preventive task is a task to replace or renew an aged part with a new one to prevent any failure. Preventive maintenance is triggered by time, events, or meter readings. For example, changing lube oil every 6 months, changing the lube oil filter every 12 months, etc. A predictive task is a task to measure equipment condition. Predictive maintenance is based on the actual condition of the equipment rather than on time or age factors. It is used to predict machine failures before they occur, and also gives company enough time to schedule a future service appointment in advance, For example, vibration measurement every 3 months for a centrifugal pump or wall thickness measurement for a tank or pressure vessel using NDT tools named UT. Function test is a task to prove or to make sure that any system is functioning properly. for example, a function test of High-level alarm and switch in a tank.[…]

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What is predictive maintenance in Oil and Gas Industry

Predictive Maintenance One of the mechanical engineers’ jobs is to perform maintenance functions at the plant. Engineers who are in charge of the maintenance department are usually referred to as Maintenance Engineers or Reliability Engineer. The meaning of Maintenance is any activity that aims to keep the equipment in the best condition. Activities in this department include testing, measurement, replacement, adjustment, and repair. in general, practitioners divide the type of maintenance into 3 types, namely Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Breakdown Maintenance, and Corrective Maintenance This time, we will discuss the definition of predictive maintenance. Predictive maintenance is predictive treatment. This prediction can be done by evaluating the indicators installed in the installation of a device. One of the predictive maintenance work on rotating equipment is vibration analysis, thermography, ultrasound and lube oil analysis. Data from the results of this predictive maintenance will be analyzed by the Maintenance engineer or Rotating engineer for recommendations for corrective actions. The essence of Predictive maintenance is to analyze an equipment condition from the behavior trend of the equipment and anticipate the failure of equipment before more severe damage occurs. This trend can be used to predict how long the equipment can operate “normally”. This[…]

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CMMS Computerize Maintenance Management System best practice 2 (asset management software)

Computerize Maintenance Management System best practice In the previous article, we discussed CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice on Work order management. Now we will talk about second best practice on Planning-scheduling. Normally the Planner prepares a set of work orders weekly. The planning activities include checking work order scope of work, prepare material for work execution,  prepare supporting equipment such as lifting equipment, work alignment with other team and also prepare sequence of work.   CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice – scheduling After the planner complete planning activity, he continue the next step for scheduling activity.  

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CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice 1 (asset management software)

CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice Today we will discuss about CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice that used by Maintenance team. There are many software companies create CMMS software. Mostly they use Oracle database to maintain its data. Some known CMMS product are Avantis, Maximo, Dematic, API Pro etc. CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System best practice – Work Order There are many Work Order type used in CMMS such as WO Predictive, WO Preventive or WO Corrective. WO preventive is used for preventive task by maintenance team like changing Lube oil every 6 months. WO predictive is used for predictive task by Inspection Team like vibration measurement every 3 months. WO corrective is used for corrective work like pump overhaul or pipeline repair. By dividing WO to 3 types, we can easily review maintenance cost of each equipment.  Maintenance cost analysis is used to define worst actor or bad actor in each plant. Reliability engineer use this data to review maintenance task during RCM assessment.

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