The Benefits of Proactive Maintenance
Unplanned equipment downtime is a costly proposition. Assembly lines can be shut down, buildings can go unheated and operations can be disrupted.
Planning a preventative maintenance schedule is easy using LLumin software. It can automate many of the data collection and asset management tasks required to determine when servicing needs to be performed.
LLumin software also allows facilities and plant managers to employ proactive maintenance practices that go beyond basing maintenance solely on replacement schedules from manufacturers’ generic, statistical suggestions (such as average equipment lifetimes and mean time between failures) that can’t take into account the history or real-time conditions of the machine.
A Better Approach
Proactive maintenance is based on analysis that uses historical data about an asset to spot trends that might lead to failure. For example, you know a potential problem is in the making when the operating temperature of a device spikes to a high temperature outside the normal operating range.
You need real-time data about the state of the asset to spot such changes and make inferences about the failure of that asset. LLumin’s READYAsset software lets organizations collect such data and monitor the real-time status of assets to help spot deviations that could lead to downtime. Such capabilities can help maintenance staff identify parts or equipment that are likely to fail before their scheduled replacement and maintenance time.
Proactive Maintenance Benefits
LLumin’s READYAsset minimizes machine, production and operations downtime by giving maintenance staff the ability to be proactive rather than reactive.
The software integrates with control systems and IoT-enabled assets to monitor each machine’s specific state in real-time. By monitoring machines in real-time with expert system and artificial intelligence- (AI-) based rules, READYAsset can accurately predict pending failures and automatically trigger the best preventative actions.
When its expert system detects a problem, it triggers corrective action that is based on information derived from the best, most productive people on staff.
With these capabilities, READYAsset eliminates the problems that cause downtime and reduce productivity. Best of all, READYAsset is highly flexible, with a customized dashboard that mimics your employees’ workflow. The result is an effective productivity tool that requires minimal training and helps your organization achieve higher asset ROI at a lower cost.