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Predictive Maintenance Features

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    • Machine Vision
    • (11/06/2024)

    How manufacturing monitoring systems work to improve shop floor performance

    Lynn Loughmiller, Software Engineering Manager at DELMIAWorks, takes a closer look at how production and process manufacturing monitoring systems work to improve shop floor performance.

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    • Automation
    • (24/05/2024)

    The key role of condition-based maintenance in the food and beverage industry

    Tom Cash, Director of Siemens parts supplier, Foxmere, explains how the role of condition-based maintenance (CBM) helps maintenance engineers in the food and beverage industry to recognise gross defects before catastrophe strikes. 

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    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (02/05/2024)

    Upgrade your legacy alarm units

    Since the 1980s, rack-based alarm annunciator systems have been reliable workhorses in various critical industries, including chemical processing, nuclear, and oil and gas. However, because of their age, many of them do not meet modern safety requirements, and are also now beginning to suffer from component failure. 

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    • AI - Machine Learning
    • (26/04/2024)

    Three layers of predictive maintenance

    The key difference between preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance is that the latter means completing maintenance only when needed, as opposed to scheduled intervals. Here, Miron Shtiglitz, VP for Product and Delivery at QualiSense, forecasts a future where data from inspection not only underpins maintenance schedules, but informs the very design of the product itself.

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    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (01/03/2024)

    Optimising predictive maintenance

    The benefits of predictive maintenance (PdM) are already well established. But how do you achieve a truly optimised sensor system? Here, Ross Turnbull, Director of Business Development and Product Engineering at ASIC design and supply company Swindon Silicon Systems explains.



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  • Beckhoff

Stone Junction Ltd

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    Striving towards zero water leakage

    • Energy Efficiency
    • (02/01/2024)

    Clean drinking water and sanitation are fundamental to human well-being. Despite this, it’s estimated that 30 percent of the water put into pipes is lost before it reaches consumers. Here, Barbara Hathaway, Technology Leader (Leakage Solutions), and Katie Good, Vice President, Operations, explain how Enigma acoustic leak loggers and advanced cloud-based monitoring and analytics solutions can identify and address water and wastewater management issues.  .

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    Entering 2024 with an air of optimism

    • AI - Machine Learning
    • (29/11/2023)

    The past year and a half posed significant challenges for every aspect of the supply chain, and it was not uncommon to encounter lead times of more than 52 weeks for components like drives, PLCs, HMIs and other advanced products.

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    ASIC, SoC and SiP: perfect partners

    • Automation
    • (26/09/2023)

    Richard Mount, Director of Sales at ASIC design and supply company Swindon Silicon Systems, breaks down the ASIC, SoC and SiP integrated circuits (ICs) integral to intelligent sensors.

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    Is your factory smart enough? Five steps to harness the true power of data

    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (31/07/2023)

    “The term ‘holistic' refers to my conviction that what we are concerned with here is the fundamental interconnectedness of all things,” writes Douglas Adams in his novel, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.





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