Detecting trouble early with CBM

Kurfess, Thomas R.
July 2007
Control Engineering;Jul2007, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p36
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the benefits of condition based maintenance (CBM) as a significant time and money saver across a broad spectrum of industrial applications. He describes two ways to successfully maintain machines used in a bearing production facility including having a number of replacement spindles. He emphasizes the importance of setting a baseline when the system is in good condition and watching it change overtime. The benefits of more accurate process control is also cited.


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