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Emerson revamps AMS Machinery Manager asset maintenance software

Emerson has beefed up its well-respected asset maintenance software, AMS Machinery Manager, to provide operators with improved machinery health visibility, advanced data analytics and automated mobile workflows. PIF reports on the features and benefits of this new and improved asset maintenance management software.

New and improved asset maintenance management software

Emerson has improved their AMS Machinery Manager asset maintenance management software with new visibility tools and mobile access to help users identify and act on machinery health issues more quickly – anytime and anywhere.

New integration between AMS Machinery Manager and the Plantweb Optics asset performance platform enables automated workflows; helping maintenance and operations teams to spot anomalies and make better decisions faster.

Asset maintenance software with mobile alerts

The number of devices and sensors that organisations employ to ensure continuous, safe operation has grown significantly. When data from these devices is unprioritised it can obscure problems, making it hard for operators to quickly determine pressing issues.

A new AMS Machinery Manager dashboard helps solve this challenge by automatically filtering critical data and passing it to users’ mobile devices via Plantweb Optics. With instant mobile alerts, Emerson’s revamped asset maintenance software enables users to quickly identify and analyse machines with potential defects.

The new AMS Machinery Manager dashboard is also more interactive, allowing users to delve in and quickly discover root causes for asset alarms. Users can click on problem assets to drill down to health data with analytics tools – such as Emerson’s PeakVue technology for early indication of equipment defect development – to receive a clear indicator of overall asset health.

Targeted data for proactive, automated workflows

Another useful new facet of Emerson’s asset maintenance management software is an analysis bookmarks feature that helps users to easily monitor critical issues. Upon identifying an alert or status that needs further review or action, users can flag items for second opinions or as a reminder to take action or revisit specific assets.

“Today’s manufacturing leaders know that it is essential to get machine health data to the right people quickly, no matter where they are,” said Sean Key, product manager for AMS Machinery Manager. “Plantweb Optics integration allows AMS Machinery Manager to deliver that targeted data to mobile devices to help build proactive, automated workflows—speeding response times and helping reduce downtime and improve operations.”

From reactive to proactive maintenance

Plants depend on regular maintenance routes to ensure equipment performs properly. Often, ensuring these routes have been completed promptly and properly means creating and analysing detailed reports using specialised asset maintenance software. AMS Machinery Manger now simplifies route management by making detailed information available on the operator dashboard in human-centred graphic displays. Users can identify overdue or incomplete routes at a glance, without the need to run a report.

AMS Machinery Manager and Plantweb Optics are part of the Plantweb digital ecosystem, which equips plant operators and technicians with new insights into the health and performance of their assets and processes to help them shift from a reactive maintenance culture to a proactive approach that results in less downtime and lower maintenance costs.

AMS Machinery Manager asset maintenance management software can now be installed on-prem or in the cloud, reducing the need for on-site information technology to manage software installations. Emerson has also expanded the AMS Machinery Manager database to support up to 32GB, helping users consolidate all their asset data into a single installation.

For more information, visit www.emerson.com.

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