Condition Monitoring

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

In Oil and Gas, Condition Monitoring Curtails Costly Downtime to Drive Profitability

The global oil and gas industry is a highly competitive market in which companies must be willing to adopt cutting-edge technologies to get the most out of oil reserves, keep their operations...
On April 6, 2016

8 Reasons You Can't Afford to Ignore Condition Monitoring

The value of condition monitoring reduces maintenance time and labor costs. Monitoring your assets' conditions using gauges and clipboards is no longer cost-effective. Today, the Industrial loT allows...
On March 8, 2016

Condition Monitoring for Today’s Metal Fab Industry

As today’s metal forming plants become more complex, detecting and identifying issues with all of the moving parts is becoming increasingly important, though time-consuming. Traditional manual data...
On March 3, 2016

Condition Monitoring in Injection Molding

Reactive and preventive maintenance practices just don’t cut it in modern manufacturing. Predictive maintenance – changing parts and fluids only when their conditions deem necessary – is truly...
On February 22, 2016

Efficiency is King In a Technological World

Manufacturing executives recognize the inherent value of increasing a production plant’s efficiency. Whether producing more at the same cost, or the same at a lower cost, the bottom line is…well,...
On February 9, 2016

Preventive Maintenance vs. Predictive Maintenance

The terms Preventive and Predictive maintenance are often interchanged, but drastically different. Knowing the difference can help save you time and money with your maintenance plan. Preventive is...
On February 2, 2016

Fuel Switching: Monitoring to Prevent Damage

As of January 2015, ships working in emission control areas (ECAs) have been obliged to comply with the 0.1% sulphur content for fuels. With the ECA limits on sulphur now in much wider use, more ships...
On December 31, 2015

Size Matters: Small, Wireless Sensors Make Diagnostic Efforts Easier for Mobile Equipment

Diagnostic sensing devices come in all shapes and sizes, but for certain applications some sensors can be more of a headache than others. This is especially true with mobile equipment,...
On December 15, 2015