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Predictive Maintenance Features

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    • Energy Efficiency
    • (02/01/2024)

    Striving towards zero water leakage

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

    Entering 2024 with an air of optimism

    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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    • Automation
    • (26/09/2023)

    ASIC, SoC and SiP: perfect partners

    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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    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (31/07/2023)

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

    “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. Embracing the intrinsic interdependence of all elements is a perspective that plant managers can adopt, enabling them to transcend the limitations associated with isolated decision-making.

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    • Automation
    • (25/05/2023)

    Considerations when selecting the right load bank

    One predicament that could strike fear into any business is a sudden power outage, especially if the back-up system fails to spring into action. Known as the five Ps of success, proper planning really can prevent poor performance. 



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Optimal Drive Technology

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    Wireless technology: A winning formula for motor racing

    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (28/11/2022)

    Valtteri Bottas currently holds the record for the highest speed in a Formula 1 race, hitting 231.4mph in the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix. But what may seem like a fluke requires intensive testing before racers hit the track. Here, Robert Badcock, CEO of Mantracourt, discusses some of the challenges that motor teams face and how remote monitoring technology can help optimise a car for racing. .

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    CRU contributes to a cleaner commodities market using Decision Intelligence and prescriptive analytics

    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (21/11/2022)

    CRU, a global provider of business intelligence and consulting services for the global metals, mining and fertiliser industries, is using prescriptive analytics and Decision Intelligence from Pyramid Analytics (Pyramid) to revolutionise how the sector manages its carbon emissions.

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    The visual factory

    • Automation
    • (29/09/2022)

    While lots of data can help to identify areas for improvement, sometimes it is simple and clear information that is needed on the factory floor to improve efficiency and productivity, especially as the demands on each worker’s time is increasing.

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    WEG achieves 33 percent reduction in losses with digital maintenance tools

    • Predictive Maintenance
    • (17/08/2022)

    Fuelled by fierce demand for faster and more efficient production, growth in Industry 4.0 spending is predicted to reach $300 billion by 2023. This data comes from IoT Analytic’s Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing report, which states predictive maintenance technologies are among the top Industry 4.0 use cases. .





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