Total productive maintenance (TPM); as a vital function in manufacturing systems


  • Mudit Mohan Saxena Indus University



Maintenance, Predictive maintenance, Total productive maintenance, Philosophy, Advantages of TPM, TPM planning


Maintenance is a vital function in manufacturing systems for maintaining quality. During the coming period two ideas are evolved Total Productive Maintenance and Total Quality Management simultaneously with other facts to attain excellence in production systems. Various feature of putting into practice Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is expressed and examined in this study. Total productive maintenance is explained thoroughly, the philosophy, planning, improvements, goal setting and developments of implementation plans. The eight pillars of TPM are explained. Various aspect of implementation of TPM is elaborated. Also the benefits of TPM are explained.


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Author Biography

Mudit Mohan Saxena, Indus University

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


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