Tag Archives: condition monitoring

NSK acquires condition monitoring specialist

NSK has signed an agreement to acquire Brüel & Kjær Vibro, a leading specialist in condition monitoring systems (CMS), from Spectris. As part of NSK’s mid-term management plan, ‘building a CMS business’ was identified as a new mechanism for growth. Specifically, NSK plans to evolve from delivering breakdown and life …

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Schaeffler OPTIME wins Industry 4.0 Innovation Award

The Schaeffler OPTIME condition monitoring system was only presented to the market just a few months ago and now has won the Industry 4.0 Innovation-Award. This confirms the automotive and industrial supplier’s ambition to shape progress that moves the world. VDE Verlag is presenting the award for the fifth time …

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AVEVA and SCG announce strategic partnership to deliver a ‘Digital Reliability Platform’

AVEVA and chemicals business, SCG, one of the largest petrochemical companies in Thailand and a key industry player in Asia, have announced their strategic partnership to develop a Digital Reliability Platform (DRP), a complete asset performance management (APM) solution to predict equipment health, monitor performance, and enable advanced maintenance across its …

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On a drive for condition monitoring

Mitsubishi Electric has collaborated with their e-F@ctory Alliance Partner Schaeffler sensor technology to offer two Smart Condition Monitoring (SCM) solutions – one based on an integrated PLC solution and the other using the intelligent functions of the 800 Series Variable Speed Drives. From a predictive maintenance perspective there is little …

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Senseye puts maintenance engineers in control with the launch of Attention Index

Senseye today announced the launch of Attention Index, a pioneering technology developed by Senseye and now available within Senseye PdM, the only AI powered Predictive Maintenance product with automated condition monitoring and prognostics techniques. An industry first, Senseye’s PdM software now pinpoints assets that appear to require immediate attention based on …

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Sensonics helps Indian power sector meet tough emissions targets

Condition monitoring specialists Sensonics have been playing a key role in helping India to meet the increasingly tough emission standards applied to its installed power generation base. Coal remains central to India’s power needs and today accounts for over 60 per cent of the countries power sector. As a consequence …

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ABB to launch predictive maintenance solution that helps customers minimise environmental impact and increase safety

The ABB Ability Condition Monitoring for measurement devices is an innovative, digital solution that will keep continuous gas analysers under control to ensure clean air operations. The new digital solution keeps track of the health of ABB measurement devices. Performing real-time data analysis, the ABB Ability Condition Monitoring for measurement …

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Capital Ship Management Corp uses SKF equipment to control maintenance costs and avoid breakdowns

A condition-based monitoring program, devised for the marine industry by SKF, enables ship operators control costs and avoid damaging equipment breakdown. One leading operator, Capital Ship Management Corp. (Capital), has been investigating condition monitoring strategies since 2006, in order to reduce the maintenance costs and minimise the unexpected machinery & …

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Analog Devices acquires Test Motors to expand condition-based monitoring offerings for Industry 4.0

Analog Devices (ADI) has announced the acquisition of Test Motors, a company specialising in predictive maintenance of electric motors and generators.  Based in Barcelona, Spain, Test Motors offers products and services that detect faults in electric motors before they cause damage to production cycles and advises on how and when …

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Schaeffler condition monitoring test rig helps ensure low maintenance costs and high train availability

By providing a condition monitoring test rig for inspecting train wheelsets and gearboxes, Schaeffler is helping a rail operator in Asia to eliminate unplanned train downtimes and minimise maintenance costs. Local public transport with regional rail vehicles is part of the customer’s core business. Low maintenance costs and high train …

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