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Acoustic Ultrasound Condition-Based Monitoring

Condition-based monitoring (CBM) plays a crucial role in operations, offering numerous benefits that enhance production, mission readiness, operational efficiency, and safety.

  1. Equipment Reliability

  2. Predictive Maintenance

  3. Operational Readiness

  4. Cost Savings

  5. Safety and Employee Welfare

  6. Mission Effectiveness

The UL101 CBM Kit and a subscription to InCTRL is recommended for all condition-based monitoring applications.

UL101 CBM Kit

InCTRL 

Cloud-Based Software

InCTRL App

An engineer inspects a motor bearing using the CTRL UL101 and InCTRL Mobile

An engineer inspects a motor bearing using the CTRL UL101 and InCTRL Mobile.

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Ultrasound CBM 

Benefits

01

Equipment Reliability

CBM enables proactive monitoring of critical equipment and systems, allowing early detection of potential faults or failures before they escalate into operational disruptions. By identifying issues in real-time, CBM helps maintain equipment reliability and availability.

02

Predictive Maintenance

CBM facilitates predictive maintenance practices by analyzing data trends, performance indicators, and equipment health metrics. By predicting the remaining useful life of components and scheduling maintenance activities accordingly, CBM optimizes maintenance schedules, reduces downtime, and extends the lifespan of assets.

03

Operational Readiness

Early detection of equipment anomalies and impending failures through CBM helps minimize unplanned maintenance, breakdowns, and associated delays. This ensures that operations and fleets are always prepared.

04

Cost Savings

CBM enables cost-effective maintenance strategies by focusing resources on addressing specific equipment issues based on actual condition assessments rather than predetermined schedules. By reducing unnecessary maintenance tasks, spare parts inventories, and operational disruptions, CBM helps minimize lifecycle costs and maximize operational efficiencies.

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05

Safety and Employee Welfare

CBM enhances safety by identifying potential safety hazards and equipment malfunctions that could jeopardize worker welfare or operational integrity. By addressing safety concerns proactively, CBM contributes to a safer working environment, reduces the risk of accidents, and protects personnel from harm.

06

Mission Effectiveness

CBM and leak detection technologies support mission effectiveness by providing real-time insights into equipment performance, reliability, and health status. By maintaining critical systems in optimal condition, CBM ensures that assets can fulfill their operational objectives, maintain situational awareness, and respond effectively to production requirements.

Earlier Detection Than Vibration Analysis

Ultrasound provides clear indication of lubrication issues and changes to the condition of any component under test. It is more accurate and instantaneous. The typical DIPF curve displayed here highlights the early detection of ultrasound vs vibration analysis, infrared, and even oil analysis.

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