Category: February 18 2014- APT Announces Asset Strategy Library (ASL) Release 13 (R13)

APT Announces Asset Strategy Library (ASL) Release 13 (R13)

APT’s Asset Strategy Library can be used to shorten the time-to-value of your CMMS/EAM and other software implementations as well as improve bottom line profitability of your plant, by doing the right maintenance at the right times for your business.

Asset Performance Technologies, Inc. (APT) announced today that it has released the Asset Strategy Library (ASL) Release 13 (R13) to its customers and partners. R13 includes 25 new (flexible, emergency response and combustion gas turbine equipment) and 4 updated (valve, I&C) asset types. According to Mark Benak, CEO, “We are rather excited to announce APT’s continued commitment to grow the world’s largest library of how equipment fails and what to do about it. Most operating companies can benefit from this technical basis for maintenance. We’ve captured the knowledge and wisdom from an aging workforce and organized them for use by our customers. And responding to requests from these customers, the ASL will be available from the cloud in a subscription format later this year.”

The APT Asset Strategy Library (ASL) traces its origins to the U.S. power industry. The APT ASL has also been used successfully in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Pulp & Paper, Food & Beverage, and other asset-intensive industries. R13 includes 501 asset strategy templates, comprising:

37,000 Failure Modes (FMEA)
3,400 PM Tasks and Intervals (PM Templates)
114,000 As-Found Reportable Conditions (Failure Codes)

that address a broad range of infrastructure equipment (e.g. pumps, valves, motors, and compressors) and are universally applicable to nearly all industries.

The ASL R13 is the world’s most comprehensive library of asset strategies for industrial equipment. It is purpose built and not simply a collection of results from single Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analyses that are dependent on the particular operating context of the equipment under analysis. Rather, the ASL knowledge was captured from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), representing over 20,000 man-years of experience, across multiple plants and industries, over the past 18 years. The ASL failure modes and PM templates (asset strategies) are valid for the complete range of known operating conditions. With PM task effectiveness mapped to each failure mode, the ASL sets a new standard for APM and PMO in asset-intensive industries. The ASL is also available in the Meridium APM and Bentley Assetwise products.

About Asset Performance Technologies
Asset Performance Technologies, Inc. (APT) produces the revolutionary PRO-M maintenance solution that combines unique optimization software with the APT Asset Strategy Library (ASL), the world’s most comprehensive library of asset strategies for industrial equipment, to rapidly optimize any PM program. PM Template Reports from the ASL are also available at PRO-M and the ASL set the standard for PM Optimization by dynamically adjusting to changing operating conditions, plant requirements, and market economics.  They can be used either as standalone solutions or to support corporate PM improvement efforts.

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