Maintaining the balance

Oakham, Martin
November 2004
Engineer (00137758);11/19/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7664, p35
Focuses on the definition of preventive maintenance (PM) as a schedule of planned actions designed to preserve and enhance equipment reliability in order to prevent breakdowns of machine tools. Identification of the Machine Tool Variability Management System and Total Productive Maintainance; Association of long-term benefits and savings with PM; Accuracy of a machine to be evaluated with diagonal displacement measurements and laser beam.


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