Posts By: Carlos E. Torres

Vibration Analysis of Steam Turbines

Steam turbines are considered critical auxiliaries for operation in industrial and manufacturing plants. They are primarily used as prime movers for mechanical devices such as pumps, compressors, fans and generators for specific work in the plant processes. The function of a steam turbine is to ...

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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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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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