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Category: Reliability Implementation

Guiding Organizations Toward Proactive Maintenance

Posted on: May 21st, 2019 by Aladon

Meet Aladon Network Member Jeff Shiver, CMRP Reactive maintenance, rather than proactive, is still the most common maintenance strategy that Jeff Shiver, a founder of People and Processes, sees in his nearly 30 years working in reliability. “Sixty percent of organizations are still reactive,” says Shiver. “People can hear about information on RCM and similar
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How Aladon Implements RCM

Posted on: February 7th, 2019 by Aladon

When it comes to reliability centered maintenance (RCM), there is a reason that hundreds of organizations around the world choose Aladon. We have a track record of over 30 years of implementing RCM in every industry on six continents. Because we recognize that implementation is the biggest challenge to the RCM methodology, we offer a
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Meet Marius Basson: Aladon President and Network Member

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 by Aladon

What drove you to pursue a career in implementing business improvement and reliability initiatives? When I started in engineering, I worked as a design engineer, designing first military and then heavy mining equipment. I quickly realized that there is a big gap between what Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) prescribe and what end-users really need for
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Considering a reliability improvement program for 2019? Start with these 8 essential questions

Posted on: December 16th, 2018 by Aladon

By Marius Basson, Aladon owner and operator Preparing for a reliability centered maintenance (RCM) improvement program requires a well-defined process and team-based approach. The foundation of any improvement program is the business assessment (what needs to be done and why) and the requirements and strategies (who will do it and how). Once this is determined,
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Understanding the difference between reliability and availability

Posted on: July 31st, 2011 by

Reliability can be defined as “the probability that an item will perform its intended functions for a specified interval under stated conditions”. It can be measured by Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and predicted Reliability (R) = e-?t, where t is the time in service. Availability can be defined as “the probability that an item
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