Start with a Good Inspection
The CleanCap team makes recommendations for improving operations and maintenance (O&M) in plants. The PM service recognizes and aims to establish that performing routine maintenance will not only help ensure the long life of a piece of equipment but will also ensure that the equipment operates efficiently. Potential improvements could include maintaining clean RTO heat recovery ceramic media or replacing an old burner UV scanner before it fails.
Typically, PMs are scheduled on an annual or semi-annual basis. Your system shut-down period will be one day prior to the first day of the scheduled inspection. For larger or more complex systems, the second day continues with internal and external checks with the final day focused on the system operating under normal conditions and part of normal facility production. Many equipment conditions will not expose themselves under minimum loads.
Inspections are comprised of an all-encompassing checklist form which is followed up with a written report and photographs for your maintenance and compliance records. These evaluations are valuable components of proper maintenance and regulatory record-keeping. The checklist is broken down into the following four areas of your system: