Unexpected shutdowns are costly and very demanding for the workforce involved. Make your overhead gantry crane smart in order to increase the availability.
Today most often technical data sheets coupled with the knowledge of a number of unique experienced individuals are used to determine when maintenance is required the crane. Product quality only becomes an issue when customers start complaining. Repairs are done when it's already far too late. All of this puts tremendous strain on the people responsible for the overhead gantry crane, while it can be avoided, quite easily.
The only way to validate the actual health is by having a continuous look at a broad data set and adding a specific multi-aspect monitoring setup consisting of different sensor types that follow the behaviour of the cranes general state-of-health.
Premature ageing or damage to the rails are causing multiple headaches. Smart monitoring solutions allow detecting excessive guide wheel sollicitation and provide routes to reduce them to a minimum.
No manipulations without a healthy rail. Smart combination of data sets allows detecting weak spots in the rail or support structure prior to damage: cracks can be prevented and repairs can be done early and kept short
Distribution of load and time
Where is my rolling crane and what is it doing? By combining location data with loads context-aware activity maps can be generated to maximally optimize operations.
Structural deformation and cracks
Rolling cranes often are stretched to their limits. A dedicated follow-up helps in assessing if the structural integrity is getting compromised or not.
Gearbox health overview
A loose gearbox, damaged teeth: all lead to long repairs and unavailability. A continuous follow-up based on the crane’s operating condition allows to generate early warnings and prevent excessive damage.
Availability and efficiency are not always know for such large assets. By tweaking the recorded data just a bit more, insightful statistics can be generated that allow getting a better grip on the state-of-affairs
AXLE ALIGNMENT | MOTOR HEALTH | BOLT TENSION | CABLE DAMAGE | BUFFERS | SUPPORT STRUCTURE INTEGRITY | STEEL CRACKS | DRUM HEALTH AND COUPLINGS | BREAK USAGE | BEARING HEALTH
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