SensorMount saves potash producer 364 700 euro
The SKF solutionSKF determined that the problems were due to an improper fit of the bearings, which had been loosening under load and producing excessive shaft vibration. SKF recommended that the plant begin using the SensorMount method to mount the bearings.
The resultsIn the first year alone, the plant increased Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) by 400% and saved €364 700 in unplanned downtime.
Return On Investment (ROI)
- Cost to repair compactors: €83 000
- Cost of lost production: €290 000
- Total cost: €373 000
- Investment in SensorMount: -€ 8 300
- Total savings: €364 700
- Total ROI: 4 400%