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Adaptive Maintenance

What Does Adaptive Maintenance Mean?

Adaptive maintenance refers to the enforcement of changes in the monitoring, use or other operational details of a metallic structure or object to prevent corrosion from spreading from one part of the metal where it is already present to another.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Adaptive Maintenance

Typically, adaptive maintenance involves upgrading corrosion monitoring software systems to adjust the parameters the software recognizes as corrosion-inducing properties. The better the software is at reading such properties, the better the degree of corrosion prevention in a given application.

Adaptive maintenance consists of changing, often self-regulating software that monitors changes in an external environment. The term environment in this context refers to the conditions that influence corrosion (such as moisture, chemicals, oxygen, etc.).

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