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A Chemical industry operator was experiencing repetitive failures with a lobe pump. The pump was failing every few months due to mechanical seal damage. In these instances identifying the root cause of the failure is critical to resolving the problem and performance testing is an integral part of this alongside understanding the application and duty in which the pump is
In a Nutshell Industry: Chemical Product: Lobe Pump Problem: Repetitive failures due to mechanical seal damage MTBF < 5 months Solution: Analysis of root cause failure Pump modification – installation of pressure relief system Results: CPM’s Pump Test complete Cost Savings: approx. £12,000/year Downtime Savings: approx. 30 days/year CPM recently assisted a client in the
Servo Motors are now an everyday occurrence in automated processes where precise control and positioning, along with high torque, are required. Much is written about the features and capabilities of Servo Motors, but not so much is written about their maintenance and repair. Servo Motors are built with similar parts to a conventional AC Motor,
During the last quarter, CPM completed the installation of over 50 smart sensors on a customer’s critical production lines. CPM’s Smart Sensors Offer We invest in our customer’s plant by supplying and installing the sensors and encompassing the ‘CPM Offer’ as part of a fixed term agreement. CPM can provide different service packages and also
From emergency repairs to scheduled maintenance we focus on root cause failure analysis. This helps our customers to identify underlying problems and rectifying them before they result in a breakdown. At CPM we believe that we need to have the capability to offer the customer the best option in every instance in order to achieve
The top 10 selection criteria for choosing an Electro Mechanical Service provider: The number one answer, ‘Quality of Service Work’, has been the most important factor for the last 3 surveys back to 2003! The second most important criteria, ‘Knowledge and Availability of Field Engineers’ has not been seen in the top 10 before, showing
Servo motors are expected to exceed 12 billion dollars worldwide in the next few years and are becoming an everyday occurrence in automated processes. Much is written about their features and capabilities but not so much about their maintenance and repair. So should they be repaired just like any other electric motor?
What is predictive maintenance? Predictive maintenance is more or less what it says, it is a systematic method which helps determine the condition of in-service equipment in order to predict when maintenance should be performed. What are Smart Sensors? As the cost of sensors tumble it now makes continual monitoring of machines affordable with all
Repairing should only be one aspect of a maintenance programme. CPM believe that they need to have the capability to offer the customer the best option in every instance in order to achieve the best return for every £ spent. That is why CPM developed the REPAIR REPLACE MANAGE MAINTAIN philosophy which means every solution is tailor made for you.
Post War and into the industrial age maintenance has become an important everyday practice for most companies. Initially maintenance was based around corrective actions, a “fix it when it broke” – reactive approach. From there an evolution in maintenance professionals have added more and more proactive elements to their maintenance strategy – preventative.
Approaches Clearly a core responsibility of a Maintenance Manager, but budgeting can be a minefield as there are so many different ways it can and is done in different organisations. But whatever your method, it has a clear impact – either positively or negatively on the business. Normally blocks of budget are assigned for
At CPM we recognise that repairing rotating equipment when the customer needs it, to a reliable standard and at a cost which doesn’t break the bank is vital when equipment fails but that’s only part of the story. Ensuring the maximum life of the repair is where there are big savings to me made. We
In times when there is increased focus on the impact that any business has on the environment, companies are under pressure to meet their clients’ requirements as well as achieve their own standards. CPM is continually mindful of achieving new goals and has successfully completed the ISO 14001 accreditation. An Environment Management System based upon