SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 09/2018

Smart point machines: paving the way for predictive maintenance

September 2018 | Ludovic Heidmann

Vossloh makes it possible to optimise maintenance using machine-learning algorithms with innovative IoT sensors for its Easydrive-i point machine: the smart collection of sensor data means that a predictive maintenance strategy is now within easy reach (on economically attractive terms) for the very first time. With the smart predictive maintenance concept, Vossloh is reducing maintenance costs for point machines and turnouts, extending their service life and improving both the availability and operating safety of the whole rail infrastructure...

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