Tag: Machine Monitoring

Monitoring and managing multiple sites

Monitoring systems are designed to control and manage equipment at facilities that often have multiple machines and processes. . These systems can help companies automate processes, while managing data from sensors to help with efficiency and overall safety. Monitoring systems can provide employees with notifications for a variety of things, including when something is about to or has gone wrong. The systems can help companies identify and resolve issues before … Read more

System alarm notification and management

Sensor systems are designed to monitor and control a variety of large facilities and versions of machinery used in manufacturing plants and factories. These systems can automate activities and manage data from sensors to imporve machine safety, efficiency and effectiveness. As the number and complexity of these systems increase a key part is to enable automatic alarms and notifications. This reduces the staff needed to run processes and operate the … Read more

Vibration Monitoring

Vibration Monitoring Industrial machines can now benefit from low cost vibration monitoring to provide an early warning that a machine needs attention. A sensing element, known as an accelerometer or displacement sensor is mounted on the machine and provides a response in a particular axis that can be measured. Early vibration monitoring sensors were single axis units, however the latest units are now 3-axis (x, y and z) and are … Read more

Machine and Electric Motor Monitoring

As plant efficiency can often mean the difference between profit and loss, many companies are looking to machine and electric motor monitoring to improve productivity. Machine monitoring uses a wide variety of sensors that are suited for that particular process. These can include temperature, pressure, displacement, depth, distance, flow rates etc.  Electric motor monitoring includes input voltage (per phase), input current (per phase) and temperature. In addition, vibration can offer … Read more