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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

The periodic inspection and repair of equipment designed to keep the equipment reliable, thus eliminating unplanned downtime due to malfunctions is called ________.

Preventive maintenance is that of the periodic inspection and repair of apparatus designed to stay equipment reliable, thus eliminating unplanned downtime because of malfunctions.

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Step 1: About preventive maintenance

Preventive maintenance could be a maintenance process that is performed regularly with a correct route of a routine of all the physical assets to cut back the possibilities of their failure and therefore the unplanned downtime of these physical assets that would be costly for the managers, that’s why PM (preventive maintenance) is performed by the management.

Step 2: Importance of preventive maintenance

  1. It helps to increase the life of the equipment
  2. Helps to reduce the costs
  3. Help to increase the productivity
  4. Ensure the safety of the employees

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