Have you thought about your condition monitoring/predictive maintenance program and how is it helping your organization to extend the mean time between failures of your assets or is it helping you perform better planning scheduling of work and preventing catastrophic failures?
- Tod Baer
- Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc.
When we speak about defects, we always start by thinking about Winston Ledet’s top 5. Behind these big five are the business systems that feed information, procurement, materials, permissions, custody, and storage. For example, if a wrong but similar part is pulled for a repair, then the defect would be a bad spare.
- Joel Levitt
Industrial IoT or Industry 4.0 presents a great opportunity for manufacturing companies to improve their bottom line. A big priority for most Fortune 1000 industrial companies today is digitization. But what does it exactly mean to go digital and how does a company go about making it happen...
- Ken Madsen
The early detection and fault analysis of bearing problems is crucial. When a rolling-element bearing develops flaws on the races and/or rolling elements, there are four vibration frequencies that can result...
- Pawel Lecinski
In many cases, the quality of the power supplied to the motor system may be the cause of a breakdown or failure. The result of poor “power quality” is usually long term and often overlooked as the source or contributor to the problem. Knowing the quality of the incoming power, along with the mechanical and electrical condition of motor and the mechanical condition of the drive are important at all facilities to maintain uptime & save money...
- Bill Kruger
- ALL-TEST Pro
The Intelligent Condition Monitoring Box also known as iCOMOX is an open-source sensor fusion platform designed for Condition-based Monitoring (CbM) applications. The iCOMOX can measure vibration, sound, temperature, and magnetic field displacement. This device can...
- Richard Matsick
- Analog Devices, Inc
AVT Reliability® is frequently asked to investigate problems caused by structural resonance. This is the name given to the dynamic behaviour of a structural item of plant or machinery when excited near to one of its natural frequencies..
- AVT Reliability
Step changes in condition based monitoring technology mean unlocking the benefits of Industry 4.0 to achieve operator driven reliability are now a reality. Oliver Pogmore, of plant reliability specialists AVT Reliability®, explains how digital technology can overcome barriers such as cost and staffing levels to deliver a truly proactive maintenance programme.2
- Oliver Pogmore
- AVT Reliability®