Vibration monitoring for peak asset performance

Vibration monitoring for peak asset performance

Vibration monitoring alerts teams to changes in machine condition before the situation degrades enough to cause harm. With a solid mix of monitoring and in-person evaluation, maintenance teams can move closer to condition-based-maintenance, where they make decisions and schedule work based on what their assets are saying, not just on the maintenance intervals. Join this…

2020 check-in: Where are we on the road to Industry 4.0?

2020 check-in: Where are we on the road to Industry 4.0?

 What will 2020 bring in terms of automation, AI, machine learning, and Industry 4.0? What takeaways do we have from 2019? What new could happen that we don’t know about? Oliver Sturrock, Chief Technology Officer for Fluke Reliability Solutions, takes a look at the trends driving change in our industrial world. Oliver Sturrock, CTO,…

A hard look at soft foot: Detecting machine frame distortion before it causes major issues

A hard look at soft foot: Detecting machine frame distortion before it causes major issues

 Soft foot is a common problem that affects rotating machinery and can result in a range of mechanical and quality problems. Think of it as a chair with one leg shorter than the other three. Soft foot is frequently overlooked but the consequences of ignoring its symptoms can be serious and expensive. In this…