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Equipment Reliability Acceleration

In partnership with our customer, we conceived the idea of the forming a ‘Equipment Reliability Acceleration Team’ (ERAT) with focused AIM measures

Basic Facts

Industry Power generation industry
ClientA UK-based electric power generation company
Time Frame2009 - 2017
Project LocationUnited Kingdom
Main ServicesBuild-up of an expert team at 7 power stations focused on important asset integrity management measures such as:

  • Removing redundant tasks, improving scheduling, optimizing task intervals, and using alternate maintenance tools and techniques.
  • Introducing enhanced maintenance techniques, with a particular focus on Reliability-Centred Maintenance (RCM) and condition monitoring.
  • Identifying areas of commercial plant susceptible to single component failure.
Customer Benefits
  • 90,000+ man-hours per year of unnecessary plant maintenance released across fleet
  • 11,000+ hours per year increase in essential plant availability
  • Mitigation of single point vulnerabilities – significant saving through reduction in unplanned losses

Applied AIM services at a glance.

About TÜV Rheinland

Looking back on over 145 years of experience as an independent consultant and partner to many of industry’s most prominent organizations, we understand the importance of plant integrity for their commercial success. In an era in which specialized knowledge is increasingly hard to come by, we can offer you expertise in a comprehensive Asset Integrity Management service package that examines your plant from multiple perspectives and develops customized, integrated solutions. Our AIM approach goes far beyond classic testing and certification services to provide long-term consulting, implementation support and security advice. The result is a stronger market position achieved through finely tuned value creation instruments that significantly minimize your risks and at the same time promote the growth of your business.