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Updated Power-MI asset taxonomy according to ISO 14224:2016

A taxonomy is a systematic classification of items into generic groups based on factors possibly common to several of the items. Standardization of the asset taxonomy facilitates the exchange of information between e.g. plants, owners, manufacturers and contractors. Assets in Power-MI are now na...

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The history of our logo

The original Power-MI logo is slightly different than the current one. The original logo was made around 2014, and its original design was inspired by rotating vibrations inside an electric motor. When we started our market tests for the development of a predictive maintenance platform, we began...

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Is shaft alignment predictive maintenance?

Shaft alignment by concept is a corrective maintenance task. The shaft is moved to achieve more efficient power transmission. Traditionally installing dial indicators, adjusting and measuring only to take readings and then not correct, is a useless task. The incorporation in the industry of la...

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Cyber-Physical Spaces

The new industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, brings us a new vision of how to generate smart factories. The first industrial revolution introduced mechanized production with the steam machine, the second introduced mass production with the electric motor, and the third introduced proce...

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The four industrial revolutions

When the German Federal Government presented the concept of Industry 4.0 at the Hannover fair in 2011, they did not calculate the media hype and the adoption of the concept, both in the industry and the broader society. Although the original idea was to create a multidisciplinary working team wi...

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Predictive maintenance records

All predictive maintenance must count on a record, not only a report’s record but also a record of the maintenance tasks that are performed on the assets. A good predictive maintenance management considers not only the documentation of the predictive inspection reports but also that of all the ...

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Types of predictive reports

As a vibrations analyst, I made the mistake of sending the same type of report to all my clients irrespective of the context in which I was performing the analysis. If I had known what I’m about to tell you, I would have saved a lot of time. There are two types of predictive maintenance report...

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New asset hierarchy tree contextual menu

Power-MI launches new contextual menu function on the hierarchy tree. By right clicking on assets in workspace, hierarchy or asset tree. This new feature will allow Power-MI users to more comfortably manage the workspace either when creating assets for the first time or when they want to make ...

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What is Power-MI?

Power-MI is a cloud based solution that allows you to write, organize and share predictive maintenance reports for industrial machinery in a very easy way.

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