Recommended Reading: Predictive Maintenance – how AI and the IoT are Changing Machine Maintenance

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by Onlogic:

The Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing how we maintain equipment to save time, save money, and keep systems running. Continue reading to learn the different types of maintenance, including reactive maintenance, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and prescriptive maintenance, and how technology is powering innovation in the world of machine maintenance.

Taking care of the machines we count on is important. But sometimes it is inconvenient, like being without your car for a few hours while your oil is changed. Sometimes it’s not just inconvenient, it’s impactful to the bottom line. For example, shutting down a production line to perform equipment maintenance. But do you know what’s worse? Having the line shut down because of an equipment failure due to lack of maintenance. If you are in charge of that line, you don’t downtime for any longer than absolutely necessary.

To read the complete article, click on this link:


Julius Frago,
The Automation School

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