Core maintenance KPIs are tied to increased work completion, reduced backlogs and improved mean-time-to-repair.
An effective vibration measuring program can reduce downtime for manufacturers, but some tools are better situated for certain scenarios, and users should assess application needs and the situation.
Wireless sensors can help discover maintenance issues with machines before they happen and give users access to real-time information. See four methods and four steps.
Automation future: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 are widely known concepts, have not been widely adopted. On the way, physical device data connectivity can increase information flow to add efficiency, eliminate errors and increase uptime