Is an auditing process that will enable users to gain an overview on how effective their lubrication practices are when compared to a Best in Class Lubrication Reliability strategy. The process examimes the four key ingredients, being, Lubrication Strategy, Cleanliness / Contamination Control, Data Base Management / Reporting and Lubrication Knowledge and it's Application. It also looks at the activity maturity level, if it is at a Basic level or part of an Asset Efficiency Culture when at a Best Practice level.
Qualified Enluse staff visit the plant and conduct detailed interviews with the key Management and activity staff. The findings from this investigation are compiled into a report, showing the current activity good points and deficiencies.
The report also includes recommendations on what activities are needed to reach a Best in Class level along with a detailed plan if needed. The auditing staff are ICML Certified MLA1, Machinery Lubrication Analyists.
It is a Self Assessment process. From a list of questions with multiple answers in the main activitity disciplines, a current status chart against Best Practices can be created on completion. The process can be a quick SnapShot or a very comprehensive assessment. The process is designed to show how an improved Lubrication strategy will effect Plant and Equipment Reliability.