Planned Preventative Maintenance or PPM is the mostly ignored and results in the most cost if you do not implement PPM for your machine tools. Both cost of parts and lost production, not to mention customer satisfaction for late delivery of parts manufactured by your company.
Directors of companies are happy to ensure their company cars are regularly serviced but ignore the machinery that makes them money!! WHY??
Whilst modern CNC machines are robust they still need servicing.
Hydraulic oil replacement.
Fans in cabinets and on electronic drive assemblies.
Swarf collected around toolchangers.
Refrigeration units for high speed spindles.
Check for ball screw wear.
Control back up.
Battery back up checks.
Regular checks can save you thousands of pounds in the long term and lost production hours. Look at the chart above and see how you save money with PPM.
Our PPM rates:
These are normally quoted for a number of machines so the rates are less than our breakdown call out rates.
Thermography checks allow us to advise you when bearings will require replacement or contactors need replacing - PLANNED maintenance can save thousands in lost production.
You service your cars, service your machines!
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