Use Case


Equipment Condition Monitoring

The expected customer benefits from equipment condition monitoring & support are faster resolution of problems, increased equipment up-time & more efficient operation of the plant & equipment

Background

Hosokawa Micron Limited UK is part of the Hosokawa Micron Group, a world leader specialising in the development, manufacture and installation of machines and systems for Powder & Particle Processing, Environmental Emission Control, Product Recovery, Confectionery and Plastics Processing Industries. With over 2600 employees in over 40 group companies, Hosokawa encompasses such well-known names as Nauta & Vrieco, MikroPul, Alpine and Bepex.

The Solution

Together, Hosokawa and XpertRule have developed and deployed a condition monitoring solution at Hosokawa’s toll processing facility in Runcorn, UK. The solution monitors data 24/7 from key sensors on the processing equipment with the aim of detecting patterns in the data which indicate a developing problem that may impact production. The system provides users with a combination of advanced user displays running on iOS and Android Mobile devices as well as a cloud based production monitoring and reporting system which together provide a complete condition monitoring solution. The system provides remote access to plant operating data for Hosokawa site personnel.

The Benefits

Faster Resolution of Problems

24/7 expert support to better understand, monitor and control the plant

Increased Up-time

Millions of datapoints interrogated with potential operating problems flagged before a problem occurs

Improved Efficiency

Optimal operating parameters are identified and implemented delivering measurable business benefits

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