More than 300 million electric motors are used in infrastructure, large buildings, and industry globally. These motors account for about 2/3rds of the industrial power consumption. Electricity is required in almost all areas of the plant to provide the driving force that either operates the equipment that produces the products or provides the services that the plant’s equipment was built to perform..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
New Single-Pair Ethernet: High-Quality Asset Health Insights and Power on Two Wires for Condition Monitoring Applications
Condition monitoring applications continue to grow in importance, as equipment manufacturers look to increase asset utilization with real-time monitoring of equipment, extend equipment lifespans, and increase throughput by utilizing predictive maintenance techniques to reduce maintenance costs and asset downtime..
- Maurice O'Brien
- Analog Devices, Inc
Previously hidden in the noise platform of the current spectrum, now peaks related to belts, gears, fans and other machine train components can be easily identified and band alarmed...
- Noah Bethel
- PdMA Corporation
Misalignment is a major problem when it comes to premature wear and failure of your machines’ V-Belts and sheaves...
- Mike Olszewski
- Reliability Concepts
Belts are a critical part of the design and function of belt-driven equipment. The majority of belts never reach their intended design life due to improper selection, storage, and installation...
- Trent Phillips
Some people think of mechanical infrared as a catch-all for anything that’s not electrical or a building. Some typical mechanical problems include excessive conduction (refractory), mechanical fatigue (heavy equipment), excessive friction (bearings), inadequate friction (belt drives)...
- Roy Huff
- The Snell Group