Fiix Total Productive Maintenance
What is Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
TPM is a strategy that operates according to the idea that everyone in the facility should participate in maintenance, rather than just the maintenance team.
Who should participate
Operators are the owners of a facility’s assets. Hence, they need to take responsibility of the day-to-day maintenance of their assets. Not only includes the cleaning and regular lubrication necessary for asset health, but also finding early signs of the asset’s deterioration.
Members of the management should be involved in TPM by promoting it as a corporate policy. The reliability engineers of the company should be involved, as they can interpret the maintenance data stored in the CMMS in a correct manner, so that relevant metrics is easily found and can generate business insights.
Maintenance managers and technicians are expected to train and support operators to meet their goals and perform more advanced preventive maintenance activities.
Advantage of total productive maintenance
- Fewer breakdowns.
- Safer workplace.
- Better performance.
Start Measuring Your Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
The measurements of total productive maintenance is overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). This measures the availability, performance efficiency, and quality of an asset. Any assets that is producing poor quality or working less than expected time are all penalized when OEE is determined.