RAM, RCM, FMEA, FMECA and Bad Actor Analysis

These are the reliability tools of the trade. Whether utilizing PAS 55 or ISO 55001 as your board room to technician reliability framework, AOC delivers the policies, procedures, work processes, knowledge, and actions - such as preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and condition monitoring tasks - that deliver world class, sustainable physical asset management.
RAM, RCM, FMEA, FMECA and Bad Actor Analysis

These are the reliability tools of the trade.

Whether utilizing PAS 55 and ISO 55001 as your board room to technician reliability framework, AOC deliver the policies, procedures, work processes, knowledge and actions such as preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and condition monitoring tasks, that deliver world class and sustainable, physical asset management.

As part of an RCM study, reliability losses can be categorized across all asset families, including electrical systems, rotating equipment, fixed equipment and instrumentation. In the examination of fixed equipment, assets can be further broken down by asset type, such as heat exchangers failures, pressure vessel failures, fired heater failures, and piping failures.

An analysis typically breaks down the basic cause and failure mode into these parts:

  • Breakdown - failure to function
  • Design - failures related to the design of a part of the process unit or system
  • Fouling
  • Instrument Malfunction
  • Lubrication
  • Mechanical Integrity - failures related to leaks
  • Operational Error
  • Procedures
  • Process Related
  • Quality Control
  • Safety
  • Structural
  • IOWs - failures related to exceeding safe operating limits
  • Unknown Failures

Through reliability engineering studies, AOC ensures continued consistency across failure codes throughout the maintenance work process and supports optimal preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and condition monitoring tasks.

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