How to optimize the health of intermittent and complex industrial equipment: IoT HUB Triggering

February 21, 2024

Vibration monitoring for standard industrial rotating equipment is anything but new. The first accelerometer that was commercialized was created in 1924, with the piezoelectric accelerometer coming to the market shortly after, bringing a new level of accuracy to the developing field of vibration monitoring. Today, MEMS accelerometers are the standard in monitoring standard rotating equipment like fans, pumps, and motors. However, the quality of data transmitted by these sensors varies dramatically company to company, […]

KCF Technologies Announces Integration with Nabors Industries to Enhance Predictive Maintenance for Oil and Gas Drilling Rigs

February 20, 2024

STATE COLLEGE, PA – KCF Technologies, a leader in predictive maintenance and machine health solutions, today announced an integration with Nabors Industries, pioneer of the RigCLOUD® digital drilling platform, enabling customers to bring data from their wireless machine sensors into the open cloud system.

4 Surprising Benefits of Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing and Industry

November 30, 2023

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is revolutionizing manufacturing and industry and is best known and sought out for benefits like reducing unplanned downtime. However, there are many less obvious benefits that come along with transitioning to a predictive maintenance program. While there are even more benefits, and more uncovered daily, here are just four of the surprising advantages of predictive maintenance that are transforming operations in unexpected ways.

The 8 Steps to Running a Successful Predictive Maintenance Pilot

November 20, 2023

Predictive maintenance (PdM) promises to revolutionize the way businesses approach equipment reliability and maintenance by predicting and preventing failures before they happen. While the benefits are undeniable, many companies struggle to get their PdM pilots off the ground. With an alarming number of pilots stalling out early, it’s crucial to understand and address the challenges head-on.

How to Conquer the 5 Most Common Predictive Maintenance Challenges

November 14, 2023

In the fast-paced world of manufacturing, optimizing operational efficiency is key to success. Predictive maintenance has emerged as a powerful tool for manufacturers, allowing them to prevent equipment failures before they occur – effectively eliminating unplanned downtime and increasing safety across a variety of critical industries. However, implementing a successful predictive maintenance program comes with its own set of challenges that can be overcome.

Metropolitan State University of Denver and KCF Technologies Join Forces to Advance Adoption of Industry 4.0 Solutions

October 26, 2023

State College, PA – KCF Technologies, a leading provider of cutting-edge Machine Health solutions, is proud to announce a strategic collaboration with Metropolitan State University of Denver’s (MSU Denver) Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence at Auraria. This partnership aims to progress the manufacturing industry’s adoption of the latest Industry 4.0 technologies at scale.

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