Businesses invest millions of dollars in what they believe will be a fail-safe maintenance program for their electric motors. Regular tests are scheduled for each motor; engineers dutifully record the data when required and then move on to the next motor.
- Noah Bethel
- PdMA Corporation
Salah Attia tells us about different types of turbines and the alarm levels that should be set to protect these critical machines…
- Salah Attia
- ALS Industrial
Overhead cranes are often a single source cause of downtime in any manufacturing facility, especially when discussing those performing services in a steel mill’s melt shop. Often, these assets do not have redundancy that would allow for one to be taken....
- Stephen Bailey
- IVC Technologies
EMSDs, along with data analysis and a new approach to maintenance called condition-based maintenance, can exploit the information age to not only bridge the knowledge gap, but to also improve the efficiency, safety, reliability and cost of electrical system maintenance…
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.
This case study investigates Duke Energy’s quest to replace its monthly, manual data collection practices with daily, remote data collection and monitoring.
- Alex West
- IHS Markit
Predictive maintenance techniques have proven to be effective strategies to reduce unexpected machinery failure...
- Meredith Christman
- PCB Piezotronics