Voices: Technology Toolbox

sheilaTechnology 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.


Platforms for predictive maintenance and prescriptive maintenance progress

Sheila Kennedy says tools from pattern recognition to self-powered sensors power advanced maintenance.

By Sheila Kennedy, CMRP, contributing editor
Apr 9, 2019

Asset reliability is a maintenance organizations’ Holy Grail – highly desired yet difficult to consistently achieve. Fortunately, new software and technologies for predictive maintenance (PdM)[category/predictive_maintenance/?utm_source=internal_link_topic] andprescriptive maintenance (RxM)[category/prescriptive_maintenance/?utm_source=internal_link_topic] are bringing the goal closer to reality.

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