CP eHandbook: Reliability/Asset Management

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Reliability programs are now standard business practice in companies that rely heavily on machines, equipment and other physical assets. But, in today’s lean economy, companies have fewer resources than ever to manage and maintain these assets. Plants face challenges in identifying new and cost-effective ways to ensure their assets are performing and that they are managing to minimize operational risks. In this Chemical Processing Reliability/Asset Management eHandbook we take a look at proactive approaches for improving reliability and maintenance in today’s processing plant including:

•    Equipment rotation: identify damaged and worn components before they cause problems
•    Backflush strategies: flow reversal can remove fiber buildup in heat exchangers
•    Advanced Reliability Management: key steps for leveraging limited resources and critical assets
•    Predictive Maintenance: detailed analysis of maintenance records can further improve equipment reliability
•    More!