Category: SAP PM

Equipment Bill of Material

  Definition: Equipment Bill of material in SAP PM Module is a part of Master Data in SAP PM Module. It is used to capture the information about the spare parts of a particular technical object (Equipment). This information is used during maintenance processing which helps the maintenance planner to search the relevant spare part to replace. Planner is not required to search the spare part into complete material master in maintenance order.   As…

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Central Planning

Types of Maintenance Planning

What are different Types of Maintenance Plannings? There are basically three Types of Maintenance planning:   Centralized Planning   Localized Planning   Partially Centralized Planning       Centralized Planning: Suppose an organization has a number of plants All the plants have the similar product. Also all the plants are physically located in the vicinity of each other. In such cases many organizations opt for a centralized maintenance planning. For ex: There are five Cement…

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Counters in SAP PM

Counters in SAP PM   Definition: Tools that you use to represent the wear and tear of an object, consumption, or the reduction of   an object’s useful life are described as counters in SAP.   For example: The milometer for a vehicle, or an electricity meter for an electric-powered system). Counters are stored in the SAP System as master data.   Counters are always created with reference to Equipment or Functional Location.   How…

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Construction type in SAP PM

Construction type in SAP PM   It can be asked in SAP PM Interview questions. Construction type in SAP PM has a very interesting an important role to play. Many times while doing maintenance activities maintenance technician needs material for general usage like Cotton waste, lubricant, brush, ambree paper, PVC tape, Teflon tape, packing tape etc. These materials are used in all maintenance activity frequently. These are not spare parts of a particular machine. Material…

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Characteristics in SAP PM

Characteristics in SAP PM   A characteristic in SAP is a cross module application. It is used in PM, MM, PP, SD, QM etc modules. Here we will discuss application of Characteristics in SAP PM.   Business Application: Characteristics are used to represent the specifications of a technical object.   For ex: Power of a motor, voltage of a transformer etc.   Characteristics in SAP PM are widely used with Class. Once created, it is…

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Class in SAP PM

Application of Class in SAP PM. It is frequently asked in SAP PM Interview questions and answers. Class in SAP PM   Definition and Explanation: Class in SAP PM to capture specifications of technical objects. For ex: There are thousands of motors in plant area, every motor has specifications like Voltage, current, power etc. now here we can see that specifications are same, only values are different. Therefore, we will use Class and characteristics in…

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Functional Location in SAP PM

Functional Location in SAP PM I am writing this blog post to explain all important fields in functional location in sap pm screen. I have also given consulting tips and examples to help readers to understand the concept and prepare well for interviews. Definition: Functional Location in SAP PM is an organizational unit in Logistics that structures the maintenance objects of a company according to functional, process-oriented, or spatial criteria. A functional location represents the…

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