Tag: predictive maintenance

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Advanced Energy Solutions Deliver ROI

Exploring how battery management systems provide rapid payback. Industrial trucks mainly use lead-acid batteries, but lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries are increasingly finding their way into warehouses and manufacturing facilities. One of the perceived barriers of entry, however, is the upfront cost ...
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Maintenance Check: From Reactive to Predictive

Modern tools are changing the way you maintain your equipment—with big savings to be had. The normal, long-standing tradition with material handling equipment is to react when something fails. Your conveyor grinds to a halt and you bring in your ...
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An Alarm is Sounding—Now What?

From childhood on, you are programmed to act when an alarm sounds—be it the morning wake up alarm, a fire alarm, or even an alarm signaling something as simple as a refrigerator door left open. The same holds true on ...
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The Importance of Digitization in Material Handling

It has long been the goal of warehousing managers to be able to “see” every transaction within the four walls of the facility. To do so has always meant the ability to collect as much data as possible from the ...
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From Preventative to Predictive Maintenance of Automation

All material handling equipment needs regular maintenance to stay in top condition and for many years, preventative maintenance has been the ideal model for warehousing staffs to follow. It involves establishing a regular schedule for inspecting equipment and replacing components, ...