Tag #Fieldinspections

The dollars and Data Science behind Condition Based Maintenance Strategies

Condition–based maintenance (CBM) is a maintenance strategy that monitors the actual condition of the components to decide what maintenance needs to be done.  CBM means maintenance intervention only when components are showing early signs of failure and the corrective actions performed, should put the component life back on track to achieve full life. The reduced maintenance interventions give rise to large potential …

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Why identifying Critical Life Path Undercarriage Components is important

All Undercarriage Components wear at different rates and the aim of monitoring the undercarriage is to review the differences in the wear rates between the components and identify which components will limiting the life of the entire undercarriage system as a whole. This means identifying which components will wear out first and thus prevent the …

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Where does the advantage lie in Digitizing Undercarriage Inspections

The time taken to complete a full Undercarriage inspection manually on a dozer is on average about 20 to 25 minutes covering both sides. A field Rope Shovel inspection on the other hand can take between 2 and 4 hours depending on the number of inspection or observation points and how much cleaning needs to …

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A comprehensive Field Inspection Dataset has tremendous value to your business

Data that is collected over multiple inspections creates a dataset that can be extremely valuable to your business. So how can this be the case? Well there are a few reasons the dataset collected is specifically to your fleet of machines operated in your environment by your operators. This fact alone makes the dataset unique. …

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Digitizing Field Inspections can produce big savings

Reliability Engineers carry the burden of scheduling maintenance tasks to ensure maximum production availability of machinery with minimum downtime for maintenance. The quality of their decisions depending on the quality of the data available. Digitizing Field Inspections can provide more data, quicker and more accurately. It does not stop there Digitizing Pre-starts, PM Services, Pre-Rentals …

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