Getting to the Next Level of Machine Reliability

PdM / predictive maintenance / mechanical diagnostics / machine learning / Internet of Things / IoT / IIoT

--Read Time: 4 min-- Over the last five years, I have met with countless reliability engineers, facility managers, service contractors and hundreds of people who are responsible for the systems around us upon which we rely. Time and time again, I am met with a similar message: modern maintenance technology…

Diagnostics Fusion: Humans, Machines and the Future of Predictive Maintenance

machine learning / predictive maintenance / PdM / mechanical diagnostics

--Read Time: 5 min-- There’s no denying that advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning are occurring faster than most experts anticipated. The era of self driving cars is just on the horizon, the Jabberwacky chatbot can convince you it’s a human, and Google’s deep dream can…

10 Myths Surrounding Predictive Maintenance

predictive maintenance / preventative maintenance / HVAC / IoT / reactive maintenance

--Read time: 5 min-- When managing the maintenance practices for a facility it’s important to understand the different approaches and the benefits of each. At the core, maintenance styles can be classified into a few different categories. Some of the most common approaches include reactive maintenance and preventative maintenance.…

Saving Energy and Minimizing Costs with Predictive Maintenance

predictive maintenance / preventative maintenance / energy efficiency / energy consumption

--Read time: 3 min-- Many industries today appreciate the value that predictive maintenance brings to the table, yet only 12 percent of commercial facilities are currently using these techniques. Why? Facility Managers cite a lack of internal resources as well as ongoing costs involved in monitoring the health of their…