Below are two examples of AI trends that MOVUS recommends you investigate further. If the trend that you are seeing on the dashboard does not match these, please get in touch with MOVUS support here.
Accelerating, upward trend
This is the typical hockey-stick change in the overall vibration of a piece of equipment prior to failure, where a fault has progressed into the final stages, and is deteriorating at an accelerating rate. You may also see an increase in the temperature in a more serious situation.
For this type of trend, MOVUS doesn’t recommend shutting down the equipment immediately but does recommend visiting the equipment (if it is safe to do so) to determine if there’s been an observable change in the equipment.
Condition change with no related vibration change
These events are sometimes quite hard to understand as there doesn’t seem to be any real change in the vibration of the equipment, but the AI Condition has changed quite significantly. If you have a look at the alarms that are triggered by these types of events, the 3 dials will show you that the alarm was triggered primarily by a change in the Tone of the equipment.
AI Tone refers to the frequency profile of the vibration recorded by the FitMachine. E.g. Changing the bass or treble in an audio system will change the frequency profile.
Thanks for reading. As always, if you have any questions or concerns please reach out to MOVUS Support here.