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31 March 2021

ENTERPRISE ASSET management software company, Ultimo, and Internet of Things (IoT) system integrator Axians, have announced a technology partnership that will meet the increased data needs of their customers and the needs of the next generation of asset management.

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19 March 2021

LEADING PROVIDER of data-driven reliability and integrity programmes, Pinnacle, has introduced an improved approach to reliability modeling called Quantitative Reliability Optimization (QRO). This new approach streamlines current reliability methodologies into a single, comprehensive analysis, empowering leaders in processing industries to make smarter decisions at a lower cost, reports the company.

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10 March 2021

OVER IN the US, the Air Force has awarded unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) specialist, Black Swift Technologies, a contract for the development of software capable of predicting UAS system failures before they happen.

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05 March 2021

WITH THE early impact of the coronavirus pandemic restricting most of industry’s maintenance activities in 2020, leading engineering company, Alfa Laval is warning of a potential breakdown backlog if routine repairs and servicing are not prioritised.

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13 November 2020

TAKING PLACE on Tuesday 17 November, the inaugural IP&E Live online seminar will feature a packed programme of presentations aimed at anyone with an interest in industrial maintenance and reliability. You can gain on-demand access the presentations after the event by registering.

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29 September 2020

For a fixed price (including travel to and from site) injection moulders can now have every Sumitomo (SHI) Demag NC5 machine in their fleet thoroughly checked and certified to ISO 9001 and VDA 6.4 standards, increasing reliability and enhancing production performance.

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FEATURES

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03 June 2024

By lowering the incoming supply from the National Grid to the rated requirement for your equipment, voltage optimisers deliver proven savings in energy costs, while avoiding running unnecessary voltage through your equipment also reduces your maintenance costs, explains James Goodby

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25 April 2024

Specialist sequence of events monitoring modules can cut unplanned downtime and reduce maintenance costs, explains Gary Bradshaw

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04 January 2024

With an asset base of 538 Rotating Biological Contactors across 326 sites, machine failures could potentially have a significant impact on Severn Trent’s business. This led the company to turn to SPM to help introduce condition-based maintenance technology, creating substantial savings.

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27 November 2023

While a significant number of businesses are familiar with the concept of preventative maintenance, its benefits can still be overlooked, suggests Charlie Green

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21 August 2023

THE COST of operating and maintaining a compressed air system is an important consideration for industrial manufacturers. Rising energy costs are impacting on new capital investment, with many projects that had extended payback periods previously, now falling under much closer economic scrutiny and viability.

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30 May 2023

WHEN SOMETHING goes wrong with a piece of pressure equipment such as a boiler, valve, pipework, or gauge, it can cause serious injuries and worse to the people nearby. However, by following the necessary regulations and putting precautions in place, the risks can be minimised.

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24 April 2023

New software implementation enables precision handling of KPIs and budgets, plus autonomous support functions

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28 February 2023

As energy prices continue to soar across Europe, operators may be tempted to delay the recommended maintenance intervals and routine service on compressed air systems in order to save cost, but this can be an expensive mistake, says Gary Spence

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01 August 2022

ERIKS, the leading UK and European specialised industrial service provider, has been appointed by SKF as a Certified Gearbox Rebuilder.

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23 November 2021

To keep motors reliable and efficient, a well-planned maintenance programme is essential, especially when operating in hazardous areas. Neil Ballinger discusses the maintenance challenges of motors operating in harsh environments

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22 September 2021

A new survey of asset managers across Europe highlights how the siloed approach of managing information is putting uptime and profitability at risk. Chris van den Belt looks at the challenges uncovered in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Trend Report 2021 and explores ways to help companies overcome them

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02 August 2021

With the pandemic increasing strain on budgets, regular servicing of plant equipment has taken a hit. Ben Green talks through the numerous benefits maintenance can bring to on-site productivity, and the possible dangers that are invited without it

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03 June 2021

With downtime in the food processing sector estimated to cost on average £180,000 per hour, machinery must be maintained in a way that minimises both downtime and costs. Chris van den Belt summarises the challenges and how an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system can address them

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27 July 2021

We caught up with Vanda Jones, Executive Director at the British Compressed Air Society, who are event sponsors of this year’s Maintec event, to find out more about the importance of an efficient maintenance regime for compressed air.

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22 March 2021

MICHAEL POVEY looks at the three main locations of steam leaks and how they can be prevented

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12 March 2021

Cleaning of railway components plays an important role for fast and smooth processing of repairs, crack testing, maintenance and service

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03 December 2020

With lockdown and social distancing measures still impacting industrial sites and the need to be competitive in an increasingly global market becoming ever more vital, one thing that businesses cannot afford to have is unnecessary downtime. The recent IP&E Live conference on Industrial Maintenance, sponsored by Omicron and Megger, took an in-depth look at reliability best practices

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23 September 2020

Many applications rely on back-up power to kick in in an emergency and performing maintenance will make sure that power 'plan B' is a success. Keith Brown explains how businesses can maintain reliable power sources

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27 July 2020

Fugro, the world’s leading geo-data specialist, has worked with Bosch Rexroth for over a decade to ensure it has the best hydraulic systems and software solutions on board its geotechnical drilling vessel, the Fugro Synergy. Now, they are working together again in order to better prepare for the future

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11 June 2019

Bonded shrink fit assemblies not only enhance the service life of an assembly but pave the way for new design concepts and cost savings explains Bob Orme, Senior Technology Specialist at Henkel (Industrial Adhesives Division).

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SPONSORED CONTENT

25 January 2018

The special requirements around maintaining plant and equipment on an NDC (National Distribution Centre) revolve around the key area of making sure the plant, conveyors, cranes and the like, are running at the maximum efficiency for the maximum length of time, thereby ensuring that the clients products are sent out on time, be they pet food, groceries, computer parts or D.I.Y items.

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