Condition Monitoring has probably been the most misunderstood
term by improvement programs. What Condition Monitoring
actually means is a process of monitoring a parameter of condition
in machinery, such that a significant change in indicative of
developing failure and is necessary for productive maintenance.
Australasian Maintenance Solutions Pty Ltd employs the following
techniques in order to maximise results
1. Determine which techniques are used currently,
2. List equipment in the program,
3. Establish equipment criticality,
4. Establish overall business objectives
This is very simple technique but amazingly in many situations
the Condition Monitoring applications are never analysed to
identify their ongoing importance and relevance to the company.
Often times the Condition Monitoring process can save money for the
company or in the extreme cases prevent it from becoming