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    WEG launches Industry 4.0 solution

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    WEG Motor Scan, the recently launched WEG solution, is a device that enables periodical monitoring on electric motors. Technologically designed, mainly for maintenance purposes, the new device can monitor reliability of electric motors installed on an application in order to ensure process efficiency and avoid downtime risk.

    In terms of operation, the WEG Motor Scan allows users to monitor motor performance through a smart device (the App is available for Android and iOS) and a web platform (WEG IoT Platform). Based on collected data and then sent to the cloud, faster and more accurate decisions may be taken, specially in cases of predicted maintenance, ensuring higher efficiency and extended motor life time.

    In addition, there is the possibility of setting up the sensor to trigger alerts based on collected and stored data and in order to make the monitoring of several motors easier in the factory, it is possible to monitor all motors fitted with WEG Motor Scan on the same screen of the WEG IoT Platform.

    Among other benefits offered by this solution is the optimization of maintenance routine, reduction of replacement parts, increase of electric motor life time and energy efficiency improvement.

    WEG is in line with the fast changing market trends focusing its best efforts on technology development for Industry 4.0. This initiative brings major benefits to customers at a reasonable cost“, says Milton Castella, Engineering Director of Motors and Energy Divisions. According to Milton, this solution will show exactly how the IoT concept can be turned into reality and bring benefits for a wide variety of industrial sectors.

    Fully manufactured by WEG under registered trademark, this WEG Motor Scan is duly certified to be used in Brazil, in the United States, Australia, South Africa and in several European countries.