Tag: Predictive maintenance

Can I monitor the condition of energy chains on the computer?

igu-blog-adm | 9. July 2019

All igus energy chain sensors (push/pull monitoring, abrasion, motion, wear measurement, break detection) can be connected to an icom or icom. plus module. The module can transmit the measurement data to an equipment monitor or a computer, where they are displayed individually or in a dashboard. The advantage of the display and use on the […]

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Do I need Internet for monitoring my equipment?

igu-blog-adm | 8. July 2019

No, you do not need that. In monitoring their own production, every entrepreneur can decide for himself how much he wants to digitise and utilise the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things. Not everyone is already connected and not everyone wants to network. Many are concerned about transferring their sensitive company data to external […]

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Do I have to buy a computer to monitor the system?

igu-blog-adm | 8. July 2019

No, you do not have to. If your organisation wants to monitor production and switch to predictive maintenance, you do not have to buy extra hardware and set up a new IT infrastructure. To integrate the sensors, igus has different options. Anything is possible, from the simple connection to a top-hat rail module directly on […]

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How does the maintenance system know that a component should be replaced?

igu-blog-adm | 5. July 2019

The prerequisite for the most accurate information possible on the trouble-free running time of our components is that the details of use given by the operator are accurate. This includes information on the place of use with weather conditions and temperatures, distances, loads, number of cycles, etc. How can we make predictions with these details? […]

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Are e-chains compatible with Industry 4.0?

Marco Thull | 4. July 2019

In order to digitise processes, more users are integrating machines and systems into the Internet of Things. This benefits, for example, the maintenance. So far, service technicians had to regularly inspect thousands of components on site. A job that is not only time-consuming, but also error-prone. Small defects are easily overlooked. The alternative in the […]

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