Five Minute Facts
Reliability is a subordinate topic to industrial and manufacturing engineering that has been branching out into it’s own more and more the past few decades including an increase in the number of reliability engineer titles that are handed out within organizations..
- Howard Penrose
- MotorDoc LLC
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.
Analyzing machine vibration as a means of monitoring healthy operation and diagnosis of emerging problems is a relatively mature specialization, long practiced on turbines and motor-pump trains. Condition Monitoring for the factory today is generally implemented by a skilled practitioner equipped with a handheld data-logger, collecting and processing signals from a tethered vibration sensor during a periodically scheduled, route-based maintenance program.
- Ed Spence
- The Machine Instrumentation Group
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
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®
As initial hype around Internet of Things (IoT) in the consumer market fades, focus and emphasis has now shifted to Industrial IoT, in particular Predictive Maintenance. Part of the excitement in Industrial IoT stems from the fact that IoT technology can provide quantifiable benefits and savings to plants...
- Ken Madsen
Asset Knowledge Visualizations: A Vehicle for Maximizing the Business Value of Intelligent Asset Management (IAM) Solutions
In recent years the abundance of digital data about enterprise assets enables the development, deployment and operation of data-driven solutions for managing assets in intelligent ways. The latter result in improved reliability, as well as minimization of failures and costs..
- Annabelle Roux