As the modern supply chain gets more sophisticated, it’s important to integrate your data with your suppliers.
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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 30-November 5: IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, and more
Articles about IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, why “Five Whys” may not be enough, and managing compressed air efficiency were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 30-November 5. Were you out? You can catch up here.
A comprehensive spare parts management policy should include identifying critical motors, comparing carry costs to downtime, and maintaining spare parts on hand.
IoT is making predictive maintenance and condition-based monitoring easier than ever. Prashant Kumar from Motors@Work walks through how developments in IoT technology can help better your maintenance program.