Tracking Equipment Downtime

Tracking Equipment Downtime is Worth the EffortThe Dangers of Ignoring Downtime DataUnexpected equipment failures (downtime) lead to costly interruptions in the process flow, additional damage to expensive equipment and product losses. Downtime may also divert limited maintenance resources away from preventive maintenance (PM) duties. These consequences of downtime lead to expensive overtime hours and reduced preventive maintenance completion rates. In extreme cases, this can eventually lead to a chaotic “run-to-fail”…