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Preventive Maintenance - Railway

 

Transportation industry has been one of the most critical element in the infrastructure category. To provide a reliable transportation infrastructure, there are huge responsibilities in maintaining the system to produce optimum performance hence tools are critically necessary in this area of expertise.

 

Supervisors/superintendents

Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Ensuring uptime is continuous and predictable            Thermal imagers
         Limiting/controlling downtime            Handheld oscilloscopes
         Safety of personnel and the environment            Battery Analysers
         Budget control    
         On-time schedule    
     

Vehicle maintenance

Responsibilities: Inspection and repair, shop operation 
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Troubleshooting for immediate response and repair            Digital multimeters
         Quick turn-around time            Electrical testers
         Predictive/preventive maintenance            Infrared thermometers
             IAQ
             Insulation testers
             Process tools
     

Wayside maintenance

Responsibilities: substations, signals, tracks, TES (traction electrification system)
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Maintaining consistent quality power loads            Digital multimeters
         Controlling downtime            Electrical testers
             Infrared thermometers
             IAQ
             Insulation testers
             Process tools
             Earth ground testers
             Battery Analyzers

 

Source from : Fluke