Although by law electrical equipment must be maintained to prevent danger, the type and frequency of equipment checks and inspections needed will differ depending on the equipment, environment, and previous maintenance results. Ultimately, prevention is better than cure, so it is important to uphold regular maintenance on your equipment to ensure safety and optimum levels of operational efficiency are upheld.
As a matter of health and safety, regular maintenance should be taken seriously and carried out often enough to ensure there is little chance the equipment will become unsafe between checks. Whilst sometimes viewed as purely a costly exercise, maintenance can actually add value as a properly serviced industrial machine has the ability to run at full capacity and work as well as when it first arrived.
It is good practice to make a decision on how often each piece of equipment should be checked. This information should be recorded and checks should be carried out accordingly, followed by recording of the results. Frequency of checks can be altered according to the number and severity of faults found.
The Powerstar team comprises of highly trained and skilled engineers with a long history of working with HV equipment. Their experience allows them to be able to make recommendations based on the individual needs of the client and work alongside other suppliers who may be involved with various aspects of the facilities maintenance routine.
Performing regular maintenance to on-site equipment can often identify areas where further efficiencies could be made. Once identified, Powerstar will assist you in developing a robust maintenance and servicing strategy to ensure performance continues to improve. Most high voltage (HV) equipment manufacturers will recommend adequate timescales for when maintenance is required, and Powerstar can accommodate any frequency requested. In general, maintenance would be carried out over a rolling programme, usually lasting around four years.
At Powerstar we pride ourselves on our customer support and maintenance offerings. That’s why we don’t just provide checks, but a full-service maintenance solution that includes:
To find out more about our maintenance services, whatever your challenges and budget, get in touch today to discuss your requirements with an expert member of our team.
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The first step is to request the services of a professional to carry out a site survey and gain a greater understanding of your current procedures, processes, and equipment.
This starts by defining your priorities and goals towards the ongoing care of your assets. An expert from the Powerstar team will be able to advise and guide you through the process of maintaining and servicing your equipment.
The Powerstar team comprises of highly trained and skilled engineers with a long history of working with HV equipment. Their experience allows them to be able to make recommendations based on the individual needs of the client and work alongside other suppliers who may be involved with various aspects of the facility’s maintenance routine.
Maintenance shouldn’t be viewed as a trivial activity, but instead, as a platform to enhance the efficiency of your equipment and deliver continuous improvements to performance and energy efficiency.
That’s why all of our dedicated team of engineers will work tirelessly to provide you with a bespoke maintenance schedule to ensure that the requirements of your site are catered to and it is delivered in a way that accommodates you whether that be time-based or reliability‐centred maintenance (RCM).