Extending machine life cycle

With smarter preventive maintenance

Key Challenges

  • No connection to the products in the field
  • Product condition information based only on occasional maintenance operations
  • No data about real product usage
  • High warranty costs

Main Objectives

  • Continuous condition and usage data collection for key products
  • Possibility to remotely monitor both individual products and the whole machine fleet in real time
  • Valuable input for R&D, product management, maintenance services and sales

Top Actions

  • Wireless temperature, pressure and vibration measurement installed in selected products
  • LoRa based data collection to cloud service
  • Real time monitoring and automatic alarm system through IoTKey service portal
  • Data integrated or made available also for other systems like PLD/PDM, ERP

Direct Benefits

  • Less costly failures and unplanned downtime + efficient problem diagnostics
  • Extended product life cycle and lower warranty costs
  • New business with preventive maintenance services
  • Improved customer satisfaction and new end user machine data services
  • Valuable insight for product and service development

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SKS Group signed an agreement with German LAPP Holding and Swedish Axel Johnson International regarding an acquisition of companies that belong to SKS Group.

The board of SKS Group has confirmed the...

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Data collected from processes and machinery can only be as accurate as the measurements and sensors used. As a result, Lapp Automaatio approaches the industrial IoT particularly from the perspective...

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