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
Practical procedure to detect misalignment conditions in packages to gas compression stations...
- Jose Luis Rattia
- RECIP & ROTATING SERVICES CA
In the world of horse racing, guessing the winners is pretty much a gamble. But imagine if a gambler knew in advance the trifecta of the race. It would be a no-brainer, and they would put everything they had on the race knowing they would see huge returns on the investment...
- Noah Bethel
- PdMA Corporation
Reliability engineers can’t be in two places at once. But when assets from two different plants are raising concern, how does the engineer figure out which one is more likely to contribute to an outage? Remote diagnostics help maintenance teams decide where to deploy valuable resources like subject matter experts, troubleshooting equipment, and spares.......
- Brett Burger
- National Instruments
Organizations may be tempted to throw IIoT-enhanced devices and software at the wall to see what sticks. This may be an option, but it’s not conducive to a successful maintenance program rollout...
- Frederic Baudart
Efficient condition monitoring requires the use of technology and the right software. The right software will consolidate data for facility managers giving them the data needed to implement more efficient condition monitoring programs, it also allows......
- Warren Wu
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