Refurbishment is defined as the process of repairing spare parts and returning the spare parts to the warehouse or to the equipment. You can define a Refurbishment order as Maintenance order by which you can execute the process of refurbishing damaged equipment. To perform this, you need a material and serial # combination.
As part of the Refurbishment process, you can uninstall the damaged equipment or material from the maintenance plant and it is moved to the Warehouse using movement type 101. A Refurbishment order is created to collect the cost for the refurbishment process.
Once the Refurbishment process is completed, you change the conditional state of material from damaged to Refurbished state. The Refurbished equipment can be reinstalled in the maintenance plant and the order is closed. Following are the key steps in the Refurbishment process −
Step 1 − Navigate to Logistics → Plant Maintenance → Maintenance Processing → Order → Create (Special) → Refurbishment Order or IW81
The initial screen appears for creating refurbishment orders.
Step 2 − Enter the required data and click the Continue button at the top.
Order Type for Refurbishment Order − PM04
The header data screen appears for the refurbishment order. The entry of the material number and the sections Quantities and Refurbishment are specific to this order.
Step 3 − Go to Quantities, enter the total number of repairable spares, which should be refurbished for this order. Click the Continue button. You can see the total quantity of repairable spares specified is automatically entered as shown in the following screenshot.
Step 4 − To identify the repairable spares individually, choose Objects. A dialog box appears, in which you can enter serial numbers for the specified quantity of repairable spares to be refurbished.
Step 5 − To return to the header data screen, choose Continue.
Step 6 − Go to the section Refurbishment, enter the following data −
Once you have entered all the required data on the header data screen, you can enter additional planning data for the order. Once all the information is entered, click the Save button at the top.