Information to demand in your system operations and maintenance manual
After starting up a new bulk materials handling or processing system, it's not uncommon to have a few operating problem. But did you how that inadequate operating or maintenance information from the system supplier is often to blame? The author of this article, a system designer and supplier, learned the hard way that his company was providing inadequate operations and maintenance manuals to customers. He mended his ways, and based on that experience he details here what information to demand in your system's operations and maintenance manual.
Today's handling and processing systems are increasingly specialized and complex, with multiple equipment items and complicated controls. And this means the systems are becoming harder to operate and maintain.