Monitoring and diagnostics of a belt conveyor based on a wireless system for measurement and analysis of the vibrations level

Krzysztof Szczyrba, Marek Sikora, Łukasz Wróbel


The article features a system for monitoring and diagnostics of a belt conveyor. The main goal of the system is acquisition, visualization and monitoring of the vibrations level of the conveyor key elements. The system also has a computing and analysis part which enables to carry out predictive maintenance tasks related to the prediction and assessment of the vibrations level. On this basis, it is possible to decide about indispensable renovations. The architecture of the system enables to use it in other applications in which it is required to have a wireless vibration sensors network in order to full diagnostic tasks.


vibration sensor; monitoring system; maintenance; belt conveyor; predictive maintenance; data mining; trend analysis

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