SKF optimizes maintenance intervals for paper mill
The SKF solutionTo focus more fully on the suspect felt, SKF engineers installed additional measurement points to an SKF Multilog IMx online condition monitoring system already installed on the press section.
The resultShifting the monitoring focus to key runnability components in the press section allowed the mill to meet its 28-day interval goal, with annual net savings of €297 000.
Return on Investment (ROI) summary
- Cost of additional felt replacement, including labour: €219 000
- Lost production: €125 000
- Total costs: €344 000
- Investment in the SKF solution: €47 000
- Net savings: €297 000
- ROI in 12 months: 633%