Reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance – which is the right solution[R]

Author: Juha Yli-Petays, VP, Valve Controls business line

Company: Metso Flow Control Inc.

Case story with refinery maintenance planning

Critical emergency shutdown valves

  • Totally 23 ESD valves were analyzed based on the diagnostics
  • All were taken into maintenance workshop and
    • 14 were ok as shown by diagnostics
    • 9 valves were maintained fully
  • As a result customer achieved following benefits
    • Maintenance costs reduced by 58%
    • Maintenance shutdown time was kept on schedule