From the monthly archives: October 2016

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The clues are all there

A newly developed condition monitoring system is proving its worth in the dairy industry.

Adopting a condition-based predictive maintenance (CBPM) strategy is widely recognised as the best way of protecting expensive plant and equipment - particular that which is required to operate 24/7 - against unexpected failure and as a means of better scheduling servicing.

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On your Guard

Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran, explains how a bespoke vibration monitoring system developed for protecting the twin drivetrains of a hovercraft led to the launch of a versatile commercial solution.

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Safeguarding the Station

Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran, explains how vibration and temperature condition monitoring are protecting a new biomass rail load-out system.

Biomass power stations have much in common with those that burn coal and oil, in that they can quickly generate power in order to meet fluctuations in demand

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A feeling for what might fail

Condition-based predictive maintenance (CBPM) is becoming increasingly popular within many industries as a practical and cost-effective means of protecting pumps, motors, gearboxes and other machinery. But of all parameters that might be monitored as part of a CBPM strategy vibration is arguably the most useful - advises Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran.

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