Reliability 4.0 & 5.0

Smart Gaskets: Driving Digitalisation in the Gasket Industry

10 August 2023

When Ben Cloostermans, R&D Engineer at ERIKS, attended the renowned 2022 ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Conference in Las Vegas (NV, USA) this Summer, little did he know that his paper presentation would gain the attention it did. In fact, his presentation was scheduled towards the end of the conference, and secretly he was a little concerned this may unfavourably impact attendance. Nothing could be further from the truth.

ELGi Introduces Air~Alert – Smart Remote Monitoring and Alert System for Compressed Air Systems

10 August 2023

Enabling data analytics and real-time monitoring of air compressor parameters, ELGi’s Air~Alert is a data transmission and analysis service that monitors critical parameters to minimise downtime and maximise efficiency. The service enables customers to act in time and avoid potential failures with 24/7 remote monitoring of the compressed air system.

Opportunistic Maintenance: A Newer Name to Good Practice

31 July 2022

In the realm of maintenance policies, opportunistic maintenance may sound like an outsider. Indeed, recently, looks have been focused on Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and predictive maintenance or even prescriptive 4.0 maintenance as most up-to-date common good practice, but it would be a mistake to overlook the benefits of opportunistic maintenance.

Duracell safeguards competitiveness through digitisation

30 May 2022

Production facilities within multinationals must constantly fight for their existence. That is why Duracell Belgium decided to go for digitalisation.

How Bayer Antwerp Has Implemented AMS to Improve Reliability-centered Maintenance (RCM)

30 May 2022

Preventive maintenance and reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) rely on robust and well-planned procedures and systems.

How new technologies impact the role of Reliability Engineers – Case study at Total Refinery

30 May 2022

Franky Oste works as a Reliability Engineer at Total Refinery. Total buys crude oil from all over the world.