Predictive Maintenance System Curbs Pump Downtime: Page 2 of 2

Sensor-based system sends data to the cloud, where servers identify potential problems.

bearings, valves, belts, gearboxes and stators on industrial machinery. And ElectroSense monitors electrical parameters on lines for electric motors and components.

The goal for all the products is to help manufacturers promote uptime, Pal said. That way, time and revenue aren’t lost, and factory floor interruptions are minimized. “You should always be able to know if something catastrophic is coming, and stop the unplanned downtime,” Pal said.  

Senior technical editor Chuck Murray has been writing about technology for 33 years. He joined Design News in 1987, and has covered electronics, automation, fluid power, and autos.

 

 

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