Preventatvive maintenance on CNC machinery is a must in todays manufacturing. This is a sample preventative maintenance program (PM) form for a CNC horizontal machining center. This is a generic chart of items to look for when doing CNC preventative maintenance. Preventative maintenance management software is a good way to keep track of PM's and document proper machine maintenance.
Preventive maintenance term is used to perform inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs. Maintenance plans are used to define dates and the extent of preventive and inspection maintenance tasks which can be planned for technical objects. Following are the key benefits of using Preventive Maintenance in an organization −