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Schaeffler OPTIME wins Manufacturer Excellence award

Monica Ferguson   

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Photo credit: Schaeffler Group.

Schaeffler was awarded the 2021 Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Design Award by the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA), for its OPTIME condition monitoring device.

OPTIME is a scalable condition monitoring system that consists of wireless, battery-powered vibration sensors, cellular gateway and app to visualize the resulting data. Designed to provide advance warning of potential damage to machines such as electric motors, fans and pumps, notification of imbalance, misalignment and loose-fitting components.

Schaeffler received the award at the BSA’s 2022 Convention.



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