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Lubrication Based Maintenance

Lubrication Based Maintenance

Mechanical equipments need lubrication to run smoothly. It is an important part of a maintenance strategy. Although most companies follow the preventative maintenance based on the equipment manuals when it comes to lubrication, it is highly recommended that they choose condition-based-maintenance. In preventative maintenance, companies choose predetermined intervals to apply the lubrication, however, in condition-based-maintenance,Read more about Lubrication Based Maintenance[…]

Four types of maintenance philosophies according to ABB

Four types of maintenance philosophies according to ABB

According to Swiss multinational corporation ABB, there are 4 types of equipment maintenance philosophies in the industry: Corrective Maintenance: Maintenance is carried out following detection of an anomaly and aimed at restoring normal operating conditions. This approach is based on the firm belief that the costs sustained for downtime and repair in case of faultRead more about Four types of maintenance philosophies according to ABB[…]

Can AI Help in Industrial Equipment Cybersecurity?

Can AI Help in Industrial Equipment Cybersecurity?

Traditionally, equipment and appliance maintenance revolved around identifying anomalies in the electromechanical components. However, as these equipments get sophisticated with cloud connection and remote management, they possess risk of cyber threats. Cyber-threats can range from simple Ransomware attack to massive DDoS attack. Besides cyber threats, there are also risks of the software getting corrupt andRead more about Can AI Help in Industrial Equipment Cybersecurity?[…]

Thermal Imaging for Reliability-based Maintenance

Thermal Imaging for Reliability-based Maintenance

Thermal imaging (or thermography) is a non-contact method used in diagnostics and maintenance of an industrial equipment. Thermal imaging is used to measure the temperature difference within components of an equipment and is done using an infrared camera. Also known as a thermographic camera, their biggest use case is to analyze equipment in high voltageRead more about Thermal Imaging for Reliability-based Maintenance[…]

Anomaly detection using acoustics in industrial equipment

Anomaly detection using acoustics in industrial equipment

Equipment maintenance is a big overhead cost. Being a depreciating asset, effectively maintaining industrial equipment for long-term operation can be a challenging task. Well operated businesses have good reliability and maintenance engineering team that makes sure that the equipment is maintained properly ensuring a longer operating life of that asset. With the advancement in Industrial IoTRead more about Anomaly detection using acoustics in industrial equipment[…]

Artificial Intelligence and the Coming Age of Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence and the Coming Age of Agriculture

When you think of Artificial Intelligence the first thing that comes to most people’s minds are scenes from robot movies. But what lies well below the surface are the practicality and uses of AI in today’s and tomorrow’s world. We have all seen the commercials where there is a computer in the operating room pullingRead more about Artificial Intelligence and the Coming Age of Agriculture[…]

Autopoietic Intelligent System

Autopoietic Intelligent System

This post is the continuation of my previous post on creating purpose-driven artificial intelligent systems with subjective experiences and objective knowledge. You can check that out here. Artificial Intelligence is still in infancy. As we move towards creating more intelligent machines, we need to think in terms of the system rather than standalone models. Furthermore,Read more about Autopoietic Intelligent System[…]