Haver & Boecker Niagara launches a new addition to their Pulse portfolio with the introduction of Pulse Condition Monitoring (Pulse CM).
This technology monitors the health of vibrating screens using modern algorithms and artificial intelligence. It provides accurate measurements and forecasts complemented by information that is easy to understand.
Pulse CM is a wireless diagnostics tool that helps mineral processing operations be proactive, rather than reactive, when it comes to maintenance efforts. This can lead to increased efficiency, decreased downtime and improved reliability.
“Haver & Boecker Niagara has a history of developing solutions to help producers increase their uptime,” said Thiago Buoso, Haver & Boecker Niagara project and sales engineer.
“Unexpected downtime is a huge source of lost revenue for producers, so we aim to create products and technology that prevent that. Additionally, there is a lack of reliable systems like this on the market. Pulse Condition Monitoring is the most detailed, accurate monitoring system available to customers.”
Finger on the Pulse
Pulse Condition Monitoring is the next level in the Pulse portfolio, accompanying the company’s Pulse Vibration Analysis.
Similar to Pulse Vibration Analysis, the Pulse CM system analyzes data to help users get the most out of their equipment.
Unlike Pulse Vibration Analysis, Pulse CM uses permanently installed sensors to monitor equipment 24/7.
The system captures real time information on monitored equipment and provides alerts via e-mail when it detects the first sign of potential problems.
By constantly monitoring the accelerations of the vibration screen, Pulse CM provides a forecast of the equipment’s dynamic condition in intervals of 48 hours, 5 days, and 4 weeks.
The system detects anomalies that will point an operation’s maintenance team to specific areas of the equipment that may require attention.
With consistent use, Pulse CM will accurately point out and predict critical issues and advise when to schedule maintenance, along with what to focus on during that planned downtime.
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Connectivity and the cloud
To collect all data from the body and drive components, Pulse CM is equipped with a gateway that can connect with up to 20 wireless sensors, within a radius of up to 246 feet (75 meters).
Using a cellular signal or Wi-Fi from the plant, it will send all data to the Haver & Boecker Niagara cloud, available through the company’s web app.
The sensor configurations are customizable and placed on both the body and bearings of the vibrating screen.
The gateway can also be positioned between two screens operating near one another.
Haver & Boecker Niagara’s accompanying app displays all the information in an easy-to-use portal, providing users a full overview of equipment in real time.
They can access detailed information specific to each of the body and bearing sensors to identify the equipment’s operating condition and health of each component.
Haver & Boecker Niagara will highlight Pulse CM at booth 7301 in Central Hall at MINExpo 2021, September 13-15, in Las Vegas.