Volume 8, No. 2, March 2019

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  • ISSN: 2278-0149 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title:  Int. J. Mech. Eng. Robot. Res.  
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Reliability Analysis for Preventive Maintenance of Salt Crusher Machine

Taufik E. Hidayanto, Henky S. Nugroho, and Muhammad M. Ardi
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, West Java, Indonesia

Abstract— Crusher is one of the machinery in salt industry with the highest failure frequency. In this study, six components reliability are investigated: Bearing, Electric motor, Pulley, Roll, Adjuster, and V-Belt. From its reliability analysis, four preventive maintenance (PM) plans are created, namely Component reliability-oriented PM, Component lifetime-oriented, PM based in 2016 MTBF, and PM based on 2015 optimum MTBF. Afterward, the four PM plans compared in terms its reliability, cost, and production. The result are the lifetime-oriented PM has the best production, the PM based 2016 MTBF has the best cost, and the PM based on 2015 optimum MTBF has the best reliability. Reliability-oriented PM is the second best in terms of reliability and cost and therefore it is recommended to be applied. 

Index Terms—cost, crusher, preventive maintenance, production, reliability

Cite: Taufik E. Hidayanto, Henky S. Nugroho, and Muhammad M. Ardi, "Reliability Analysis for Preventive Maintenance of Salt Crusher Machine," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 297-303, March 2019. DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr.8.2.297-303