The healthy functioning of machinery is at the core of all industries. While maintenance is essential, the approach to maintenance is evolving to become more efficient. It’s not just about downtime, but the costs involved if parts are replaced at the wrong time, which can happen with scheduled maintenance. With the intelligent sensor technology and network connectivity we have today, businesses are already adopting a real-time monitoring and condition-based approach to maintenance. This is an essential bridge to the future of predictive maintenance and the next global industrial revolution: industrie 4.0.
- Ian_AW Now, if we can only get people to use the correct units we'd be laughing!
- Peter Roberts Australia already has such a centre - at Lot 14 in Adelaide.
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- Angus M Robinson A significant step forward and long overdue! Congratulations to Professor Cox for achieving this outcome.
- Bob ITER will not produce any net energy. It will require about 300MW of electrical input power, 50MW to heat the plasma and 250MW to run the machine. At very best, when using D-T plasma, it might one...