Voices: Technology Toolbox

Technology Toolbox highlights new products and technologies designed to improve asset reliability, maintenance productivity, safety, and cost efficiency. Plant Services Contributing Editor Sheila Kennedy focuses on a different functional area each month.

 

Remote condition monitoring technologies enable effective, efficient predictive maintenance

Sheila Kennedy examines maintenance from a distance.

By Sheila Kennedy

The most efficient and cost-effective predictive maintenance (PdM) programs are able to remotely access asset condition data and draw it into the cloud for analysis. These capabilities are increasingly being leveraged in both internal, outsourced, and OEM-based PdM programs to enhance their success.

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