Online Condition Monitoring: Rotating Equipment

Rubix customer is one of the world leaders in the food industry. With multiple plants in Europe and thousands of employees; Rubix provides its services with different types of hardware solutions in various locations but with the same user platform, so that it allows the client to make coordinated decisions, regardless of their location and type of machinery.

Project description and objectives

The scope of the project has included the monitoring of 6 machines of various kinds, blowers, kneaders and mills at the customer plant.

The initial objectives of the project have been:

  • Carry out a detailed monitoring of vibration analysis of machines in which failures or breakdowns occurred and gave rise to unscheduled downtime, which entails additional unplanned expenses for the plant.
  • Optimize the frequency with which preventive maintenance is carried out on the monitored machines so that the frequencies necessary to carry out said scheduled maintenance can be optimized.

Proposed solution

Installation of a vibration system for rotating machinery (rotating equipment) up to 3 KHz frequency in the motor and shaft of the grinding wheel of the sugar mill

  • Project StartFeb’21
  • Scheduled Preventive MaintenanceMar’21
  • Scheduled Preventive Maintenance is not performedSep’21
  • Scheduled of the project with new machines and sensorsMar’22

During the first year of the project, the preventive maintenance to be carried out in the month of September’21 has been omitted since the vibration analysis and the different KPI’s produced were correct for the machine. So it was possible to obtain cost saving with a new preventive maintenance practice due to the online vibration analysis.

Cost saving

This has made it possible to obtain savings in preventive maintenance of €2.9 K just for one machine, thus implementing new practices in the maintenance model.In addition, throughout the project, any type of failure/stoppage of the machine has been anticipated, reaching 0 hours of downtime


What is Rubix Condition Monitoring Portal?

The Rubix Condition Monitoring Portal is the single access point for Condition Monitoring Rubix customers, through which they can access multiple services on a single platform. This platform helps Rubix customers to have fast and simple access on a single platform and improve access to information and services.

How to sign up for Rubix Condition Monitoring Solutions?

For access to Rubix Condition Monitoring Portal, for any of the services, you should have received an invitation link from Rubix Condition Monitoring Support account, if you still don’t have the invitation link, please create a ticket in ‘Contact us’ section with your request and somebody from Support will contact you.

Can’t sign in to Rubix Condition Monitoring Portal Services?

If you can’t sign in with your username and password or you have forgotten your password please, click in ‘Forgot password?’ link in the authentication page to verify your identity. Fill your email address and click on send a verification code. Go to your mail box and copy the verification code that you should receive.  Return to the previous window, enter the verification code provided and click on verify code .

If you still can’t Access, please create a ticket in ‘Contact us’ section.