Posts By: Carlos E. Torres

Why Your Plant Needs Predictive Maintenance Software?

In an increasingly competitive industrial landscape, industrial plants must focus on improving efficiency, reducing downtime, and optimizing asset management. A critical aspect of achieving these objectives is implementing predictive maintenance software. As a decision-maker in the maintenance d...

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How Predictive Maintenance Reduces Plant Downtime

According to the article How Much Money Can Predictive Maintenance Save An Industrial Company? [1], the main savings from predictive maintenance is the reduction of plant downtime. Now we will see how predictive maintenance reduces plant downtime. There are two types of plant downtime: planned a...

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My First Predictive Maintenance Implementation

In May 2001, I was hired by the Steel Processing of El Salvador (Proaces) as a maintenance engineer with the main objective of implementing predictive maintenance at the plant. Proaces was known to me as they were clients of my previous company, so I had previously done some work such as vibratio...

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Visual Inspections, The Invisible Missing Piece

Many managers are surprised when we consider visual inspection a predictive technique on the same level as vibration analysis, ultrasound, and thermography in our Power-MI software platform. When a company wants to start doing predictive maintenance or condition-based maintenance, our suggestion...

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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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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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