Industrial Manufacturing Condition Monitoring

China Steel Uses NI PXI and LabVIEW to Build an Air Leakage Detection System for Sintering Pallets

"Our solution has provided effective, substantial help in increasing personnel safety, saving energy, decreasing carbon emissions, and increasing output."

- Dr. Wang Chih-Chung, China Steel Corporation (Taiwan)

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From discrete manufacturing applications in consumer goods and semiconductor to process manufacturing applications in steel mills, it is important to guarantee uptime and proper functioning of production machinery. Condition-based maintenance systems help to maximize yield and quality and reduce scrap, while decreasing unscheduled outages and maintenance and repair costs. NI solutions are deployed across a wide range of manufacturing subsectors and can easily scale to cover entire production plants.

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Loss of electricity and unplanned machinery downtime are leading causes of industrial plant and process plant shutdowns. The safe operation of plant and mechanical equipment are relied on to ensure the safety of maintenance technicians and these industrial plants. Learn how you can implement a machine condition monitoring system with the NI hardware and software platform.

Nucor Refines Steel Recycling
Nucor developed a variety of automation systems that have greatly reduced the amount of electricity used and eliminated potential safety issues at its Marion, Ohio, facility.

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CompactRIO and NI InsightCM™ Enterprise

This ready-to-run integrated hardware and software solution for online condition monitoring helps companies gain insight and improve operations and maintenance programs by understanding the health of rotating machinery. This extensible suite acquires and analyzes measurements, generates alarms, gives users the ability to visualize and manage data and results, and simplifies remote management for large numbers of monitoring systems.

  • Built-in analytics and alarming capabilities, and remote interactive visualization of waveform data
  • Easily scalable to hundreds of acquisition devices per server
  • Support for vibration and process measurements using integrated hardware options
  • Remote management of monitoring systems and users
  • IT-friendly security features include user and device authentication

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Control Design Guide

Learn about designing control systems with this how-to guide.

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Configure a Control System

  • Select the appropriate chassis, controller, and modules for your application and let the advisor recommend the necessary components and accessories to complete your system.

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