Smart Maintenance

What is Smart Maintenance?

Smart Maintenance is a new technological innovation that enables industrial plants to collect data on their performance and then make informed maintenance decisions. This technology is expected to reduce costs, improve plant resilience and increase profitability.

The main goal of Smart Maintenance is to maximize the efficiency of industrial equipment through targeted inspections and repairs. In industries such as oil and gas, a typical plant can consist of hundreds or even thousands of equipments that require regular manual inspection. This requires significant time and effort from engineers who also have other responsibilities at the facility.

Smart Maintenance allows plant engineers to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to inspect equipment automatically, saving time during routine inspections while increasing the accuracy of identifying potential problems.

How intelligent maintenance tools help prevent costly accidents

Some companies are starting to use intelligent maintenance tools to help their employees maintain and use machines. The idea is that if they know and can predict when a machine will break down, they can prevent costly accidents.

An example of this is the fuel injection system on a diesel engine. This system detects problems with the engine and automatically shuts it down so that it does not cause any damage.

Another example of intelligent maintenance tools is a hydraulic accumulator that uses sensors to detect pressure in the system which can result in an explosion.

This article is about how these technologies are used in the industry today and how we can expect them to evolve over time as more research takes place.

What are the different technologies for smart maintenance?

Smart Maintenance technologies are changing the way we think and perform maintenance. By using sensors and IoT technology (IoT) technology, companies can now monitor equipment use and equipment location in real time. They also have the ability to predict when a machine needs to be repaired or replaced with a new one.

There are four main technologies commonly used for Smart Maintenance: sensors, applications, drones and satellite imagery.

These different techniques can help companies analyze the data better to make better decisions with repairs which saves time and money.

What is the future of intelligent maintenance tools?

Intelligent maintenance tools can quickly detect and diagnose machine faults before they can cause serious injury.

The future of intelligent maintenance tools is becoming more and more sophisticated. They can do things that people can not do, for example:

- Detect faults in a machine

- Diagnose faults in a machine

- Analyze data from machines

- Predict when an error occurs

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Article translated to English by Maja Eriksson from Göteborgs Tekniska College.


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This article is categorised as Intermediate  |  Published 2021-12-06  |  Authored by Maja Eriksson