Predictive maintenance improves equipment availability and reliability

The city of Zhuhai in Guangdong, China, experienced power interruptions due to unplanned downtime of critical power plant equipment, such as motors, pumps, fans and mixers. The plant needed a better way to anticipate the maintenance needs of their rotating equipment to improve the reliability of power production.

Predictive maintenance improves equipment availability and reliability

The city of Zhuhai in Guangdong, China, experienced power interruptions due to unplanned downtime of critical power plant equipment, such as motors, pumps, fans and mixers. The plant needed a better way to anticipate the maintenance needs of their rotating equipment to improve the reliability of power production.

Owned by Guangdong Zhuhai Power Station Co Ltd, the Zhuhai power plant is a two-unit 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant located in Guangdong Province, China. It produces around 3.9 billion kWh of electricity annually, which meets the energy demand of Jinwan District Gaolan Port Economic Zone, Zhuhai city.

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