Monitoring of bolted joints for optimal performance
Problems with bolts
A bolt can be associated with many problems, which a monitoring system can detect and provide notifications for.
Business related consequences of bolt failure
If a problem occurs with a bolt and it fails, it does not only affect the bolt, but also the application which components it joins as well as the value chain which the application is a part of. Therefore, it is of high financial and operational value to any OEM and End-User organization to be notified about an upcoming failure and being able to prevent it from ever occurring.
Value for OEM
Such as revenue loss due to lost production, repair and replacement costs and machinery or parts thereof, fines for non-compliance with agreements.
Roller coaster manufacturer
Roller coasters and amusement park rides have an extensive use of bolts which must be regularly inspected and documented for customer safety.
Value for End-User
The operational value of bolt monitoring is high for an End-User because it minimizes disruptions in business operational processes. Operations is the continuously improving process of producing goods or services which delivers value to the customer and revenue to the End-User in a sustainable way.
Paper mill / Rollers
The bolts retaining the rollers are difficult to tighten and sufficient preload is not always achieved.
When and where is it relevant to implement Strainlabs System?
Due to the wide use of bolted joints across industries, Strainlabs can provide valuable & actionable data to virtually any business, process or asset.