Machine Condition Monitoring

Monitoring Electromechanical Shovels for Open-Pit Mining

Daniel Ramírez

"The monitoring application on the CompactRIO platform can search for the best measurement periods for analysis and optimize the signal-to-noise ratio."

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NI is empowering engineers to develop industrial embedded systems for monitoring and control. You can use NI tools to create machine condition monitoring systems. Condition-based maintenance systems help decrease unscheduled outages and optimize machine performance while reducing maintenance and repair costs. NI hardware and software are used in condition monitoring systems deployed on a variety of turbines, compressors, generators, and other industrial machines.

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Learn how you can use NI hardware and software to implement a machine condition monitoring system. With NI tools, you can build a simple portable data logger or an advanced online monitoring system. Explore best practices for programming real-time applications and for storing and managing the data you acquire.

Machine Condition Monitoring Resource Kit
Download tutorials, webcasts, and other resources to explore why machine monitoring is important for increasing the life of your machinery and efficiency of your plant.

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Webcast: Asset Condition Monitoring in Power Generation
Discover the trends that drive the adoption of smart monitoring and diagnostics solutions across the power generation sector.

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Embedded Condition Monitoring System

The NI embedded hardware platform features an embedded real-time controller for advanced embedded analysis and control in a small, rugged chassis; making it ideal for distributed condition monitoring systems.

  • Real-time OS for improved system reliability
  • Embedded analysis for onboard decision making, logging, and control
  • Flexible sensor input for a variety of physical signals

Configure your embedded condition monitoring system

Portable Condition Monitoring System

NI LabVIEW and CompactDAQ offer a flexible Windows based condition monitoring system for portable analysis. With the option for either an embedded Windows based controller or a USB connection to a laptop, you can choose which platform best suits your needs.

  • 3-32 dynamic input channels
  • 50+ Input/Output Modules for a variety of sensor types
  • Rugged, portable platform for field measurements

Configure your portable condition monitoring system

Locate an NI Partner

NI solutions partners are companies involved in the delivery of NI products as solutions or companies that provide complementary software and hardware products.

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Distributed Monitoring Architectural Reference Guide

  • Learn how to use off-the-shelf technologies to overcome the challenges of embedded applications required to operate autonomously. Analyze machine health, predict failure, and reduce equipment downtime.

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Machine Condition Monitoring Webcast Series

View a series of short webcasts about industry trends, the future of condition monitoring, and how engineers are implementing these systems.

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