January 1999

Special Report: Maintenance and Retrofitting

Use equipment failure statistics properly - Table 1

 Table 1. Machinery availability / reliability.Industry covered: HPI Basis:8,760 hr/yrYear: 1996 DowntimeForced outage     IMR&O,Forced DT,Proactive Mtc.,MTBF,I..

Bloch, Heinz P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff; Geitner, F. K., Consultant

Table 1. Machinery availability / reliability. Industry covered: HPI   Basis: 8,760 hr/yr Year: 1996   Downtime Forced outage           IMR&O, Forced DT, Proactive Mtc., MTBF, Iambda,* MTTR,   Equipment Availability Reliability hr/yr hr/yr hr/per 5 yr yr # hr   Best Average Best Average Best Average Best Average Best Average Best Average Best Average Best Average   Compressors                             AxialCentrifugal 0.997 0.991 1.000 0.998 26.2 76.4 2.2 16.4 120 300 22.8 9.1 5.0 1

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