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Predictive Maintenance

Miniature sensors for confined spaces

8th April 2022 A range of compact sensors from ifm electronic are designed to be used in hard-to-reach places or where lightweight units are required. Part of the PL54 series, ifm’s new miniature pressure sensors feature a flush-mount diaphragm seal with G1/4 thread directly welded to the sensor. The measuring... 

App allows remote predictive maintenance of gearless mill drive systems

17th February 2022 A new application (app) allows mine operators to check gearless mill drive (GMD) performance from anywhere by means of a smartphone or tablet. Global technology company ABB has updated its ABB Ability predictive maintenance for grinding, moving it to a cloud-based platform that includes the... 

Image of smartphone showing A new application from ABB allows for remote monitoring of gearless mill drive performance
A new application from ABB allows for remote monitoring of gearless mill drive performance

Ultrasonic imaging camera detects compressed air leaks and electrical discharge

14th January 2022 Ultrasonic imaging is a relatively new technology that can help industrial companies maximise uptime, efficiency and safety, with applications in the detection of compressed air discharge or leaks, as well as electrical discharge and condition monitoring in the power generation sector. RS... 

Image of ultrasonic-imaging camera from FLIR , supplied by RS Components
Ultrasonic-imaging camera from FLIR , supplied by RS Components

New condition monitoring for conveyor belts

24th June 2021 A new condition monitoring digital service, tailor-made for predictive maintenance of conveyor belts has recently been launched. Belt damage can cause significant production downtime in mines and processing plants with in-person inspections typically carried out to determine the condition of... 

The ABB Ability condition monitoring for belts is tailor-made for predictive maintenance of conveyor belts
The ABB Ability condition monitoring for belts is tailor-made for predictive maintenance of conveyor belts

Digital transformation boosts manufacturing into Industry 4.0

5th February 2021 SPONSORED POST (Virtual Showroom): Global leading digital solutions provider SMS group offers a range of smart products and services designed to enhance opportunities for new business models and provide long-term added value for plant operators in the form of enhanced plant performance and... 

SMS group uses automation and digitilasation to offer manufacturing solutions
SMS group uses automation and digitilasation to offer manufacturing solutions

Electrical loggers help reduce energy costs

15th January 2021 Energy is a significant contributor to costs in the industrial sector but, as a variable cost, it can be monitored and managed to find opportunities for energy savings. COMTEST’s Fluke 1732/1734 three-phase energy loggers are designed to identify sources of electrical energy waste.  The tools are... 

Fluke 1732 and 1734 three-phase energy loggers
Fluke 1732 and 1734 three-phase energy loggers

Water boosting system improves energy efficiency

8th January 2021 Managing electricity costs of buildings such as residential and business blocks, hotels and industrial facilities includes ensuring that the correct pressure and volume of water is maintained by means of a reliable, energy efficient system. The Grundfos Hydro Multi Pump Control (MPC) booster... 

The Grundfos Hydro MPB booster system offers an advanced intelligent cascade controller to improve energy efficiency.
The Grundfos Hydro MPB booster system offers an advanced intelligent cascade controller to improve energy efficiency.

Multifunctional sensor promises efficient pneumatic performance

4th November 2020 A recently introduced multifunctional Flow Thermal Meter for gases (FTMg) flow sensor detects pneumatic system leakages before pressure loss causes machine failure. It is engineered to output up to eight process parameters including flow speed, flow volume, cumulative volume, mass flow,... 

SICK Automation’s pneumatic multifunctional sensor
SICK Automation’s pneumatic multifunctional sensor

Thermal imaging for in-depth building inspection

1st April 2020 A built-in thermal imager combined with moisture hygrometer and multi-spectral dynamic imaging is designed to help users quickly troubleshoot moisture problems in buildings. The all-in-one, thermal-enabled moisture meter with hygrometer provides users with a more comprehensive understanding of... 

The FLIR thermal imaging sensor guides users to the source of building-related issues
The FLIR thermal imaging sensor guides users to the source of building-related issues

Real-time vehicle filter monitoring

29th November 2019 Information on the status of vehicles is crucial for fleet operators of agricultural machines, construction machines and heavy duty commercial vehicles, to ensure optimum maintenance and the smooth operation of vehicles. Operators have previously had to rely on experience or fixed intervals to... 

Monitoring services sustain plant integrity

21st November 2019 Two new services aimed at complementing current condition monitoring (CM) solutions are now available. Condition monitoring is a component of predictive maintenance in which conditions in machinery, such as vibration and temperature, are monitored in order to identify changes which may indicate a... 

Onpro Consulting (Pty) Ltd

12th November 2018 Onpro Consulting helps companies reinvent the way they work. QUANTL  - our Prescriptive Maintenance Service, uses data produced by industrial machines, determines what constitutes normal or anomalous behaviour, and how it impacts remaining useful life. This provides dramatically more accurate... 

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