Optimization of preventive maintenance and spare part provision for machine tools based on variable operational conditions

  • Lanza G
  • Niggeschmidt S
  • Werner P
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The reliability of machine components depends on their operational conditions. In order to maximize this reliability, the preventive maintenance intervals and the provision of spare parts have to be adapted to the individual load collectives. Up to now, there has been for different machine components no comprehensive approach to quantify the effect of load collectives and to adapt the respective actions accordingly. This paper presents a method which calculates the optimal time for preventive maintenance and spare part provision by a stochastic optimization algorithm based on a load-dependent reliability model. © 2009 CIRP.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Maintenance
  • Reliability
  • Spare part management

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