Predictive maintenance is a fast-growing field and there’s good reason for that. You presumably already have a maintenance strategy in place, and it’s most likely a proactive one. Most organizations practice preventive or predictive maintenance, and both are far superior to the third option, reactive maintenance, which is dealing with a piece of machinery only after it has broken down.
While planned downtime during preventive maintenance is inconvenient and reduces total capacity availability, it is far better to unforeseen downtime during reactive maintenance, where costs and duration are unknown until the problem is discovered and treated. Continue reading to learn more about predictive maintenance and its benefits.