Imagine each pixel on a camera becomes a sensor; you can now measure millions of data points. The fundamental measurement of Motion Amplification is displacement, which increases capabilities of measurement types and allows you to easily use it with other technologies to extract vibration data.
- Jeff Hay
- RDI Technologies
Industry 4.0 is what organizations are all striving for, but it’s not something that can be fixed overnight. To achieve sustainable results, a long-term mindset is needed. It is therefore essential to choose a strategic approach taken in stages. And, of course, the right partner to help you guide all facets of your organization through this major transition.
- Tom Rombouts
- I-care Group
Alan Ross, president of EPRA, presents a case study involving a dairy storage facility. When they installed a series of new freezers with energy-efficient motors and compressors, and they automated the system, individual freezers began shutting down randomly…
- Alan Ross
- Electric Power Reliability Alliance EPRA
There are several different technologies that can be used, alone or in combination, to monitor the condition of your machinery from a predictive maintenance (PdM) perspective. The criticality of the machine affects the number of such inspection-type technologies that are applied to a given failure mode. The more critical the machine and the more critical the failure mode, the more redundancy you will want in the inspections.
- Timothy Weilbaker
- Allied Reliability, Inc.
The fault diagnosis of induction motors, being probably the most common drivers used for industrial machinery plays an important role to reduce the catastrophic failures and production lost tonnage.
- Pawel Lecinski
When failure codes are set up correctly, they can help you gather valuable information pertaining to your company’s assets that promotes preventative and efficient maintenance. This information can be applied to work orders and used for reliability analysis. However, when your failure codes are not correctly set up in SAP or Maximo this can impact your assets, your maintenance operations, and your ROI.
- Rhiana Safieh
- HubHead Corp
According to Atul Gawande's excellent book "The Checklist Manifesto", failures only happen because of two things: ignorance or ineptitude.
- Bill Barto
- RELIABILITY CONNECT
More and more companies are proactively monitoring their assets using at least one technology to provide early defect identification. This makes up the core of condition monitoring – allowing you to identify and address defects early, before they compound and cause further damage, result in unplanned equipment downtime or compromise employee safety.
- Marcus Erickson
- Allied Reliability