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Building a Championship Organization

IMC-2017 Learning Session - 31:49
by Bryan Debshaw, POLARIS Laboratories

A program champion is the catalyst for change within an organization, and their influence can guide an oil analysis program from reactive maintenance to predictive maintenance. Adopting oil analysis into a maintenance program and integrating it into the company culture is never easy, but it can have a profound effect on maintenance costs and equipment reliability.

From triaging equipment breakdowns to adjusting sump capacity based off of data trends, this presentation covers the challenges, setbacks and successes associated over the first few years of integrating fluid analysis into a company. One size never fits all, but there are common techniques to organize the people, processes, and technology in order to generate longer equipment life and maintenance savings.