The concepts behind reliability centered maintenance (RCM) are about 40 years old, but there is a growing interest in RCM now among asset-intensive industries like those in the oil and gas industry.
But there is another stripe of RCM — RCM II — that to me anyway seemed poorly understood even among industry insiders. So for this month’s IFS Radio Network interview segment, I sought out one of the smartest people I could find, Mike Schultz of the Asset Performance Group, and got a definitive explanation and definition of RCM II. Learn the implications of RCM II for EAM software.
Slap on those earbuds, hit play, and come to a full understand
ing of how RCM II differs from RCM in a catholic sense!