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Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance
Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management system

diagram valve  possible causes. A Pareto diagram is a bar chart that shows the number of occurrences by category, arranged in order of frequency. Data can be sourced from all of the collection systems described above, or as a subsequent step to analyzing multiple control or run charts. The highest peak may be a logical starting point for eliminating problems. This isn't a guarantee, however, that you're addressing the root cause. Cause-and-effect diagram: A useful tool for determining the root cause of a problem is the

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