Condition Monitoring

Wireless Transmission of Performance Data Extends Equipment Life

Monitoring equipment performance is a key part of controlling costs and keeping power-generation facilities running smoothly. Field technicians record and track metrics to assess equipment performance...
On April 20, 2017

Application-Specific Sensors Make Temperature Monitoring Easy

Whether you’re running injection molding equipment or installing a new compressed air system, monitoring the assets’ in-line and ambient temperature is the best way to prevent overheating, and...
On April 20, 2017

Measure Displacement and Strain Like Never Before

As the Internet of Things continues to set the pace for innovation in condition monitoring and diagnostics, it’s important to recognize potential where little existed before. Developing solutions to...
On April 12, 2017

Expanding Your Diagnostic Capabilities with Wireless Sensors

When it comes to a successful predictive maintenance strategy, diagnostics is king. Being able to pull meaningful information from your assets allows you to detect patterns in their performance,...
On March 27, 2017

Turn any Wired Sensor into a Wireless Device with a 4-20mA Transmitter

Unless you’re a risk-taking, daredevil type, you likely have some sort of diagnostic infrastructure in your facility. And while there’s no discounting the benefit of wired diagnostic solutions, any...
On March 7, 2017

Parker’s Most Powerful Diagnostic Tool is Now Wireless

Every year, manufacturing processes get leaner to ensure companies stay competitive. Part of that is to keep assets working and avoid shutdowns as much as possible. But without a solid...
On February 23, 2017

Setting the New Standard for Mobile Asset Diagnostics

Parker has supplied mobile equipment OEMs and dealers with diagnostic solutions for decades. But getting accurate readings on mobile equipment safely has always been a challenge for OEMs and end users...
On February 9, 2017

Innovative Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technology on Display at IFPE

From optimizing peak performance to minimizing unplanned downtime, the products and systems Parker will showcase at IFPE 2017 are designed specifically to help its customers increase...
On January 20, 2017

How to Easily Connect Users to the Digital Plant

The Internet of Things (IoT) has given way to breakthroughs in everything from safety and efficiency to better decision-making and increased revenue generation. In power generation, the rise of...
On November 2, 2016

Condition Monitoring Solutions for Power Generation Plants

Gas and steam turbines are staples in the electricity generation industry. As the market becomes more competitive, keeping assets running efficiently at power generation plants is more critical than...
On October 27, 2016

IIoT Drives New Opportunities in Condition Monitoring

In the last decade or so, we’ve seen a fast-paced implementation of Internet-driven technology into our daily lives. It can be overwhelming to think about. Remember the last time you made...
On October 24, 2016

Metal Fabrication: Monitoring Hydraulic Pump Pressure

While standard, liquid-filled gauges are reliable, they have significant downsides that adversely impact a company’s bottom line. Specifically, they can add to the time spent manually checking each...
On September 29, 2016

Injection Molding: Monitoring Multiple Points of Pressure

Keeping product quality high and minimizing scrap is key to maintaining a profitable injection molding process, especially in automotive. While this is a simple notion, the solution isn’t always so...
On September 22, 2016

Oil and Gas: Monitor Chemical Mixing Wirelessly

The oil and gas industry works with numerous chemicals during drilling processes, some of which can be under high pressure. A recent customer needed a solution that allowed workers to measure the...
On September 14, 2016

Reduce Diagnostic Risks with Heavy Machinery

When your job requires you to run diagnostics on a bulldozer that’s moving along a railroad track, safety is a chief concern. However, when you’re using wired monitoring devices, trying to do the...
On September 7, 2016

Go Wireless to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy and Reduce Downtime

Traditionally, running diagnostics on heavy equipment vehicles in the field requires wired condition monitoring systems that are effective, but cumbersome. Excessive wiring can get wrapped or pinched...
On August 30, 2016

IIoT: Uptime and Efficiency Drive Predictive Maintenance Trends

And getting started is easier than you think. From smart thermostats and garage door openers, to fitness devices that wirelessly connect to your smartphone, the Internet of Things (IoT) is all around,...
On June 21, 2016

Smart Work Truck: The Role of IoT in Building Smarter Work Solutions

Internet of Things is more than a buzzword. It’s something that is being felt in various parts of the industry today. It’s also something that when its building blocks are combined together lead to...
On May 16, 2016

Bunker Quality: Why Changes to ISO 8217 Increase the Need for Condition Monitoring

Compared to their land equivalents, marine engines have to shoulder a much heavier burden. With highly capricious and volatile weather that can vary from Arctic cold to equatorial heat, the...
On April 12, 2016

Rising Tide of Clean Power

Rising tide of clean power. Gearbox lubrication and thorough sealing of equipment in the Atlantis project. Turning on the lights is taken for granted by most, yet with a quarter of...
On April 12, 2016