As the UK water industry continues to adapt to a TOTEX model there is an ambition to understand the health of assets in real-time to optimise systems, plan maintenance and better inform future designs. The need for data on asset condition, heath, performance and efficiency creates a need for sensors and systems to provide the data and information to the right people at the right time.
A paradigm shift from reactive or time based maintenance to condition based maintenance requires sensors and systems to drive proactive interventions and improve OEE. Many methods are available on-line and off-line for monitoring assets of varying criticality such as vibration monitoring, acoustics, thermography, motor current signature analysis and tribology to name but a few. As a strategy matures the implementation of the relevant technology is key to ensure engineers can diagnose a problem once identified.
The event will focus on:
Current practices – Introduce current technologies and approaches used within and outside the UK water sector.
Emerging technology – Provide an inside into sensor and system development.
Disruption – Touch on the growing impact of disruptive themes within the condition monitoring space such as IoT, AI, machine learning, cloud computing and big data.
Call for papers: Condition monitoring workshop, 9 May 2018, MTC, Coventry
We are interested in hearing from speakers from water companies and other sensor end users; technology providers, researcher and developers and service providers.
Chaired by: Richard Bragg, United Utilities
Sponsored by: Siemens
Location: The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Ansty Park, Coventry, CV7 9JU
Doubletree Hilton, Paradise Way, Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry, CV2 2ST. Call 024 76 841016 for B&B rate of £110 when quoting MTC. 1.9miles or 5 minutes’ drive from MTC.
Holiday Inn, Hinckley Road, Coventry, CV2 2HP. Call 0871 9429021 for preferred rate of £92 B&B when quoting MTC. This rate is only applicable to a limited number of rooms for any one event. 1.9 miles or 5 minutes’ drive to MTC.
Premier Inn, Coventry East M6 J2, Gielgud Way, Cross Point Business Park, Coventry, CV2 2SZ. Variable prices, bookable online. 1.9 miles from MTC.
Prices: £92 inc VAT for SWIG members; £166 inc VAT for non-members; £21 for students.
Literature may be distributed for a fee of £69 and a limited number of table top displays are available at £132 each.