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Applying preventive maintenance

Do you want to increase reliability in installations and machines, prevent damage in installations or prevent defects and inconvenience during production? Then preventive maintenance can be the solution. With this type of maintenance you prevent these and other defects and you ensure that production continues to run. Nowadays it is even possible to keep an eye on this maintenance schedule via digital apps. For example, with the EZ-GO app from EZ Factory you can link employee ownership to specific machines. This is usually linked to machines that employees work with on a daily basis.


What is Preventive Maintenance?

The meaning of preventive maintenance is as follows: Maintenance that prevents future defects. It therefore means that with this maintenance a certain type of work is carried out to prevent problems in the future. These activities are carried out proactively, which reduces the chance of failure. You can achieve various goals with preventive maintenance. In this way you can increase reliability, prevent damage to machines or buildings or quickly solve defects in installations and machines.


Why should you apply preventive maintenance?

This technique is used in various types of production companies. This is usually done to fix a particular problem that the owner has been dealing with for a long time. Examples of these problems are as follows:


– Low security awareness

– Long downtime

– Inefficient processes

– Operators are not involved in continuous improvement

By using preventive maintenance the above aspects are prevented and remedied as much as possible. Every manufacturing company has ever had to deal with one or more of these above problems. More often this has the result that sales are lost and customers are disappointed as a result. These types of scenarios can be prevented by applying preventive maintenance.