Schaeffler expands OPTIME availability
The latest update of OPTIME integrates Schaeffler’s condition monitoring systems (CMS) SmartCheck and ProLink. OPTIME therefore covers condition monitoring for a very wide range of machines and often even entire plants.
Analysis enables maintenance teams to predict machine problems and act appropriately. As a result, customers reduce downtime and increase the profitability of their machinery.
Avoid downtimes, increase profitability
Particularly for companies operating in system-intensive process industries, avoiding unplanned downtimes means greater profitability.
Via the smartphone or desktop app, customers with OPTIME have a constant eye on the status of their plant, even with hundreds of machines, as the messages are user-friendly and prioritised according to criticality.
As a result, in-house maintenance personnel or even service companies can plan maintenance measures, personnel utilisation, and the procurement of replacement parts in a timely and cost-efficient manner.
They have the flexibility to decide whether they want to draw on other services and if so, which ones. The modular service concept offers online, remote or on-site services.
Condition monitoring can be easy
Users of digital services in the industrial environment also expect the information provided to be easily understood and the hardware and software to be uncomplicated to get around.
Condition monitoring systems by Schaeffler can be used without needing extra qualifications because with the help of the Schaeffler know-how, the system configuration and data analysis are largely automated.
This integrated knowledge is integral not only to the highly scalable OPTIME solution with wireless single-channel sensors, but also to the two systems for machines with dynamic speed and load conditions and involving environments with temperatures in excess of 85 degrees Celsius – the single-channel CMS SmartCheck and the multi-channel CMS ProLink.
With condition monitoring solutions, operators and maintenance personnel have an expert eye tracking the condition of practically every machine in the plant via the app.
The analytical system behind all Schaeffler condition monitoring solutions provides an advance warning period of several weeks and specific recommendations for action. As a result, in-house maintenance personnel or even service companies can plan maintenance measures, personnel utilization, and the procurement of replacement parts in a timely and cost-efficient manner.