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Alfa Laval Analytics software can be added to all new and existing Alfa Laval pump installations. The software collects and analyzes pump vibration data around the clock. A clear, intuitive overview of the health condition of the equipment is provided through a simple dashboard.
The solution not only detects faults, it also pinpoints the likely causes of the problem, which can, for instance, be related to misalignment of pump installation, potential process improvements, or mechanical faults.
With its ability to predict failure and identify parts that need repair or replacement, Analytics software simplifies the implementation of predictive maintenance strategies. At the same time, it supports sustainability by allowing plants to do more with less. By keeping assets running flawlessly at all times, the software enhances energy efficiency and helps reduce carbon emissions.
Alfa Laval Analytics is a cyber-secure solution. All data is transmitted via mobile network and requires no connection to the plant’s internet. The software is part of the Connected Services program from Alfa Laval. New services are added on an ongoing basis to leverage the potential of Industry 4.0 technologies.
Analytics is enabled by the CM Connect Gateway and comes with a one-year subscription, including online installation, training in the use of the dashboard, and ongoing support.
“No matter where they are and regardless of time, operators and plant managers can check plant status in their pocket,” says Torsten Pedersen, head of connectivity and monitoring at Alfa Laval Fluid Handling. “The diagnostics capabilities of the Analytics tool make it much easier for operators and technicians to locate the problem fast and fix it before any damage is done. When running Analytics, we can even extend the warranty on equipment if the pumps are monitored continuously and if recommendations to inspection and repair are followed.”