Understanding the difference between FMEA (FMECA) and RCM

When it comes to selecting an approach to maintaining equipment, many organizations choose between FMEA and RCM, failure modes and effects analysis, and reliability centered maintenance. While both FMEA and RCM are important processes to maintaining equipment, FMEA alone is not usually robust enough. First used in the 1940s by the U.S. military, FMEA is […]