The Heart of Reliability with Nancy Regan

The Heart of Reliability with Nancy Regan

Welcome to The Heart of Reliability with Nancy Regan. We focus on Reliability basics because anything without a firm foundation will eventually crumble ~ and that includes Reliability!


March 5, 2022 20 mins

In this episode we explore what Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) is (aka On-Condition Maintenance).  We'll talk about :
- What CBM is
- The biggest trap you can fall into when implementing CBM
- And what governs how often you do a Condition Based Maintenance task.

As asset managers, we know that most Failure Modes occur randomly, and that can seem a little intimidating or maybe even a little scary, but it...

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In this episode, we talk about what a Failure Mode is and why Failure Modes are so important to equipment Reliability.  As responsible custodians, it's up to us to identify the plausible Failure Modes that could occur so that we can figure out if and how we should manage each one.  If we don't, it can end up in disaster.

Free Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Overview Course

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In this episode, we answer two questions:  1) What is Reliability? and 2) How do we get the Reliability we need from our machines?  Nancy also discusses how we design our Reliability both literally and figuratively.  The quality of our proactive maintenance and Default Strategies largely determines the Reliability we get from our equipment.  Inherent Reliability is explained.

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In this episode, we talk about the more personal (or human) aspect of equipment Reliability. Who is responsible for Reliability?  We know the answer is "everyone" - from top management to the experts who operate and maintain our machines. So it's vital that we understand one another's perspectives and responsibilities.  We discuss how invisible obstacles can personally affect us - Comfort, the Prison of Perfecti...

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In this episode, we talk about what preventative maintenance is and what two criteria determine if a preventive maintenance task should be assigned. The biggest pitfall that organizations often fall into when defining intervals for preventative maintenance tasks is revealed.

Free Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Overview Course

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