4 types of maintenance strategy, which one to chose?

Four general types of maintenance philosophies can be identified, namely corrective, preventive, risk-based and condition-based maintenance.

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Four basic types of maintenance philosophies:

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ABB’s Medium Voltage Product Service proposes risk and condition-based maintenance strategies to ensure maximum plant reliability.

See Figure 1 below.
Switchgear working trend over time based on the maintenance adopted strategy

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We support a comprehensive range of products for electrical distribution networks:

  • Primary air and gas insulated switchgear
  • Circuit breakers, switches, contactors
  • Outdoor switchgear
  • Secondary switchgear, ring main units (RMU)
  • Compact substations and E-houses
  • Distribution protection and control

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  • Only ABB, as original product manufacturer, has the technical knowledge
  • Service Center continuously supported by the factory and the technology center
  • Certified personnel in the factory
  • Replacement of worn or faulty components with original spare parts
  • Use of “Upgrade Kits” to update the product with state of the art technology
  • Guarantee that high levels of product reliability in compliance with maintenance plans are maintained over time
  • Integration of the latest technologies to increase safety, performance and functionality
  • Upgrade solutions to bring equipment in line with current standards

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