Posts Tagged ‘predictive maintenance’

Predictive and Prescriptive Maintenance in Life Sciences

Posted in Life Sciences & Medical, Operational Excellence, Reliability on Friday, January 17th, 2020. No comments yet
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When you think of machinery for industrial use, often images of refineries, oil & gas production sites and other visual images come to mind. But what about the machinery and other equipment in industries with shiny stainless steel everywhere, such as pharmaceutical, biotech and food & beverage manufacturing? The pumps, fans, and other pieces of […]

Optimizing Power Generation Maintenance Strategies

Posted in Asset Management, Operational Excellence, Reliability on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alex Flick presented Optimizing Power Generation Maintenance Strategies Using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Analysis at the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference. Alex opened by sharing a story of a North American generating station. The plant was commissioned in 2002 and producers over 500MW of power. The plant has a couple of gas turbines, a […]

Early Project Planning of Asset Data Standards

Posted in Asset Management, Operational Excellence, Reliability on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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Capital project team members are under constant pressure to meet project deadlines and get the manufacturing or production process up and running. But how do they ensure that the capital assets installed will run reliably over time? In an Efficient Plant article, Data Standards Lead to Project Success, Emerson’s Scott Janzen describes the critical need […]

Organizational Readiness for Top Quartile Reliability Performance

Posted in Asset Management, Industrial IoT, Operational Excellence, Reliability on Monday, May 15th, 2017. One comment so far
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As the technology and work practices have progressed, so has reliability practices from reactive to preventive to predictive maintenance (PdM). In a Plant Engineering article, The path to prescriptive maintenance, Emerson’s Will Goetz describes prescriptive maintenance: …where analytics can show that a piece of equipment is headed for trouble and can prescribe prioritized, pre-determined, expert-driven […]

Compressor Station Machinery Monitoring

Posted in Asset Management on Monday, December 14th, 2015. No comments yet
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In the continuing era of lower oil and gas prices, the focus remains on optimizing current production assets. In a World Pipelines article, Keeping compressor stations online, Emerson’s Stuart Raynor describes ways to reduce downtime and avoid lost production through continuous machinery monitoring. He describes compressor stations as being: …used throughout the pipeline network [and] […]