Figure 9.1 Early equipment management: linking the five goals of TPM

the importance of getting the design right first time, not just for intrinsic reliability but also for fitness for purpose, operability and maintainability -and also, of course, safety and environmental issues.

As outlined in the following sections, there are three major TPM (D) techniques which promote close collaboration between the three essential partners:

• Objective testing

• Milestone management

• Knowledge base management

Equipment and product 'design for manufacture' targets

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