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Tracking the Right Maintenance Metrics

Key Indicators for Optimizing Performance

Tracking maintenance metrics can provide valuable insights into the performance of your equipment and maintenance program. However, with so many metrics to choose from, it can be overwhelming to know which ones to track. Here are some key maintenance metrics that can help you optimize performance:

  • Equipment downtime: Tracking downtime can help you identify equipment that requires more frequent maintenance or is prone to failure. This can help you take proactive measures to reduce downtime, improve equipment performance, and plan for future replacement costs.
  • Mean time between failures (MTBF): MTBF is a measure of the reliability of equipment and can help you identify which equipment requires more frequent maintenance.
  • Mean time to repair (MTTR): MTTR measures the time it takes to repair equipment once it has failed. Tracking MTTR can help you identify areas where maintenance processes can be streamlined or improved.
  • Equipment utilization: Tracking the utilization of equipment can help you identify which equipment is being used most frequently and which equipment may be underutilized.
  • Maintenance costs: Tracking maintenance costs can help you identify areas where costs can be reduced, such as by implementing preventative maintenance or streamlining processes.
  • Compliance rate: Tracking compliance rate can help you ensure that your facility is compliant with all relevant regulations, such as safety and environmental regulations.

By tracking these key maintenance metrics, you can gain valuable insights into the performance of your equipment and maintenance program. This can help you identify areas for improvement and optimize performance. Remember to track the metrics that are most relevant to your facility and goals.

For more information on how you can ensure you are tracking the right maintenance metrics, email us at softwaresales@simco.com, or schedule a CMMS demo today.

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