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Machine Learning

To refer to artificial intelligence, the term Machine Learning is also used. A lot of people confuse Machine Learning with artificial intelligence. In reality, artificial intelligence is nothing but a theoretical explanation of Machine learning, the former is a concept, and the latter is its prac...

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Effects of Piping in Vibration Analysis

Vibration analysts may consider the effect of piping when analyzing pumps, compressors or any other asset type connected to a pipe. The mass of the machine is usually small compared to the mass of the piping and its fluid. Some issues can be caused by piping, not by machinery failures. The two t...

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Machinery Resonance

The terms "natural frequency," "resonance" and "critical speed" are used as synonymous, but they are not exactly the same concept. It's also common when the analyst doesn't know the source of high vibrations; the diagnosed failure is resonance. "Critical speed" is when the shaft itself is reson...

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Air Gap Monitoring in Motors and Generators

Before talking about air gap monitoring in motors and generators, it is essential to clarify an electric motor or generator's air gap and what it does. -------- WHAT IS THE AIR GAP? ------------------------------------------------ A simple way to define the air gap is to say that it is the air ...

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How to Calculate Condition-Based Maintenance Savings

Calculating the savings by predictive maintenance allows us to justify all the investments in technology, services and personnel. It also serves as the foundation to calculate the ROI (Return or Investment) of condition-based maintenance. In this article, we will explain in a simple way how to c...

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We Are Now a Member of the SAP PartnerEdge

Power-MI is now a member of SAP PartnerEdge open ecosystem as of September 2020. As a member of the SAP PartnerEdge open ecosystem, Build, our users can transfer work orders created in Power-MI to SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM). The application allows us to create work orders from Application Pro...

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The New Version of Power-MI User Guide

Power-MI predictive maintenance software launches a new version of the user guide. The latest user guide is now online and contains the main help topics for setting up and using the software to manage condition-based maintenance (CBM). New to the Power-MI user guide includes help videos to speed...

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Vibration Analysis in Gearboxes

-------- WHAT IS A GEARBOX? -------------------------------------------------- A gearbox is a kind of container for integrated and synchronized gear trains. In the operational sense, a gearbox is a machine component with the ability to change speed and torque between a driving device and a driven...

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The P-F Curve

The P-F Curve is a graphical model to visualize the condition of an asset with respect to time. It is useful in explaining the concept of condition-based maintenance and other related concepts. The P-F Curve represents a relationship between the asset condition and time. It can be seen in the mo...

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What is Power-MI?

Power-MI is a cloud based solution that allows you to design & manage your condition-based maintenance plan integrating all techniques into one platform. Easy reporting, automatic work orders and CMMS integration.

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