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
On April 20, 2017
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
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
On April 12, 2017
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
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,
On March 7, 2017
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
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
On February 9, 2017
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
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
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
On October 27, 2016
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
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
On September 29, 2016
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
On September 22, 2016
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
On September 14, 2016
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
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
On August 30, 2016
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
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
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. 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