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Mobile apps are becoming a part of the manufacturing experience by providing users with a natural extension of the browser-based CMMS that workers on the plant floor use on a day-by-day basis. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Remote Monitoring October 13, 2016

Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise

Mobile apps are becoming a part of the manufacturing experience by providing users with a natural extension of the browser-based CMMS that workers on the plant floor use on a day-by-day basis.

By Smartware Group
Quality technicians, EHS/safety managers, inventory specialists, and others can further total predictive maintenance (TPM) initiatives with specialized user role access within a mobile CMMS. Courtesy: Smartware Group
Remote Monitoring September 23, 2016

TPM and mobile CMMS connect all parts of a plant

The benefits of total predictive maintenance (TPM) and mobile CMMS can enhance a plant's efficiency and optimize the use of existing labor such as labor, capital, and materials.

By Paul Lachance, Smartware Group
Instead of pushing alerts and charts, software is now available that can push answers through e-mail clients, text messages, and even smartphone mobile apps, enabling engineers to spend their time fixing issues or, better yet, preventing them. Image court
Remote Monitoring July 13, 2016

Artificial intelligence and mobility— a proactive road to process control

Leverage artificial intelligence and mobile technology to make sense of plant data.

By Don Manfredi, Trumble Inc.
Remote Monitoring April 15, 2016

Getting ahead of the IIoT cybersecurity curve

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers many potential benefits, but it also poses many potential risks from a cybersecurity standpoint, and many companies are slow to realize this drawback.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource
The EDV mini electric hoist is a single phase, single speed hoist that features Smart Speed Technology which allows users to change the factory set speed to a higher speed by making a simple adjustment inside the hoist. Courtesy: Harrington Hoists, Inc.
Remote Monitoring April 13, 2016

EDV mini electric chain hoist

The EDV mini electric hoist is a single phase, single speed hoist that features Smart Speed Technology which allows users to change the factory set speed to a higher speed by making a simple adjustment inside the hoist when necessary.

By Harrington Hoists, Inc.
Lightweight, affordable Triflex RSE guides and retracts cable management systems on robotic arm applications. Courtesy: igus Inc.
Remote Monitoring November 17, 2015

Robotic cable retraction without looping

Triflex RSE system prevents looping of the cable carrier, allowing power, data, and media to be safely supplied to the end of a robotic arm.

By igus Inc.
Remote Monitoring August 3, 2015

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, July 27 to August 2: Energy management apps, predictive maintenance analysis, zero-net energy, more

Articles about energy management apps, predictive maintenance analysis, a zero-net case study, global engineering, and achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, July 27 to August 2. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Remote Monitoring July 1, 2015

Handheld wireless transmitter

The UWBT Series of Bluetooth transmitters measure different sensor inputs and transmits the data to your smart phone or tablet via wireless communication from the free UWBT app running on an iOS or Android smart phone/tablet.

By OMEGA
Remote Monitoring May 15, 2015

Calculate the cost of faults

Discovering faults before they cause damage can save an estimated $55 million.

By Gary L. Orlove, Infrared Training Center
Virtual Machines are computers running on software designed to imitate physical hardware. Courtesy: Corso Systems
Remote Monitoring May 15, 2015

Virtual machines and the plant floor

Virtual machines are computers running on software designed to imitate physical hardware.

By Alex Marcy, Corso Systems