Meerkat condition monitoring system is five years old.

Our Meerkat condition monitoring system is five years old! (Feb 2022) It all began in early 2017 with a customer who had a critical piece of equipment in a location that was not too easily accessible. It was their main pump on a floating pontoon at a quarry. If the pump fails, the feed to the processing plant stops. They …

Meerkat saves a car plant €316,000 in six months!

automotive plant confirmed HUge saving due to Meerkat!One UK automotive plant has confirmed a €316,000 saving in just six months by installing a Meerkat Remote Condition Monitoring System in their paint plant. This site specified a system to monitor vibration, temperature and current on their paint plant air handing units. Typically a paint plants can suffer fan failures due to a number …

Benefits of online condition monitoring

More and more people are seeing the benefit of having online condition monitoring systems installed on critical plant equipment. Josh is programming these base-stations for our largest installation of Meerkat so far. 405 vibration and temperature points will soon be monitored by these eight base-stations in one facility. Data will be captured 24 hours a day and via a wireless …

Increase productivity of your equipment

Do you want to increase productivity from your equipment? Then listen to what your plant is doing. Remote condition monitoring doesn’t just monitor the health of your equipment. It can give you crucial information as to things happening in your process operation too. Take a look at this example. A potential customer wanted to take a look at our monitoring …

Early Warning of Failure

Here’s a brilliant example of where online condition monitoring has an advantage over route-based condition monitoring. It shows how quickly things can change and how quickly an online system can respond in providing an early warning of failure. Here’s an actual timeline of events where an online system prevented a kiln fan failing in service. 12:43 – The online system …

Remote online condition Monitoring

This is the sort of information that can literally save you thousands of pounds in lost production, downtime and spoilt product. It is real data taken from a remote online condition monitoring system that is installed on a brick making plant. It’s not really the data that’s important. It’s what you can do with it where there’s real value. It …

On-line condition monitoring

There certainly is a growing interest for on-line condition monitoring of plant. But it might not be right for you….. If you’re happy with a run-to-failure system and the downtime costs that come with it, this post won’t interest you. If you embrace technology and see how having an early warning of failure is useful, here’s one such system being …

Better maintenance decisions

“What if you had data to make better maintenance decisions?” “What if that data could save you time and money?” “What if you had this data without having people come to your site?” “Would you make use of it?” …Well hopefully that’s a no-brainer, of course you would. Better maintenance decisions, time and money savings, fewer people on your site…Surely …

This smart building just got smarter!

This smart building just got smarter! 52-54 Lime Street in the City of London’s financial district is known as The Scalpel due to its ‘sharp’ design. But did you know… It is 190 metres high, Has 40 showers, Has 396 cycle parking spaces, and now it has a MEERKAT condition monitoring system installed! Rich and his team have been busy …

Beneficial areas to install online condition monitoring

Plant rooms are often some of the most beneficial areas to install online condition monitoring. They are vital to production and are often shut away behind closed doors. This means that in a lot of industries, problems are only reaslied when it’s too late when a motor, pump or fan has failed. This pump plant room provides coolant for a …