Whether it's the copier, an embroidery machine, or a screen printer, all businesses have critical machines that need to be maintained.
Without these machines, the business can wither or die. For some critical machines, keeping them working at maximum potential is how
successful firms make profits.
These successful businesses usually follow one of three machine maintenance philosophies:
Under this philosophy, equipment is repaired when the equipment breaks down. It would be similar to you replacing your car`s engine
every time it froze up because it needed an oil change. Companies that use corrective maintenance don`t want to waste time performing
maintenance until there is an actual failure. Unfortunately, an unplanned machine failure can cause significant disruptions. Such
disruptions include unplanned stops in production, delays in waiting for replacement parts, and additional repair due to broken machine
components. Because of this, many consider corrective maintenance a poor philosophy.
By choosing preventive maintenance, equipment is repaired under...