New View of the Operating Landscape
Answer critical questions about equipment, machinery and the environment
Atoms are a new and better way to capture the information you need to know – whether it’s the temperature of the bearings or the CO2 in the atmosphere of a pig barn – Atoms answer the critical questions that mean the success or failure of your operations.
- rTrigger-based solution customizable at the device level
- Wireless communication direct to cloud or via gateway
- View information via dashboard or through our open API
Get the answers you need to know to improve operations across your organization.
Change your Approach
Bridge the Gap
Bridge the Gap
Atoms were created to bridge the gap between complex SCADA, hard-wired solutions and basic sensors that have limited use cases and can be difficult to deploy.
Atomation combines multiple sensors on a single device – either as stand-alone units or paired with gateways – simplifying set-up and installation while still controlling costs.
No more extensive hard-wiring complex networks while building an expensive, data-intensive, centralized monitoring system. No more purchasing individual sensors and stringing them together to attempt to get the information you need. Atoms are wireless sensors that utilize edge computing to operate independently, communicate directly to the cloud, and deliver trigger based alerts when thresholds have been exceeded.
Atoms are wireless, battery-operated and are calibrated on the device. Start using them right out of the box.
Atoms provide solutions where monitoring has previously been too expensive or where sensors weren’t able to capture the information operators needed to know. Uniquely created to solve for a wide variety of use cases, Atoms are the versatile solution smart companies use to get the answers they need.
Out-of-the-Box Application Across Industries
No infrastructure. No wiring. Immediately operational.
Capture the information you need to act on in the field, on the manufacturing floor, at the pump, on the tower, or anywhere that automated data capture and trigger-based warnings would benefit your operations.
Because Atoms are an all-in-one sensing solution, the same Atom is used across a variety of industries and applications.
Featured Use Case: Bearing & Motor Monitoring
Shaker tables are a key component of many manufacturing processes. When the springs wear out or begin to fail, the shaker table begins to behave erratically, sometimes throwing things (in this case, rocks!) off the table, resulting in a safety hazard as well as a downed line while the springs and the table are repaired.
Atoms were installed on all four springs, detecting when the springs began to exhibit signs of fatigue prior to failure.
An Atom with an external temperature sensor was installed to monitor bearing temperatures.
Atoms were more than up to the task in this harsh environment and performed flawlessly immediately after installation. Atoms detected minor changes in spring vibration that gave the team sufficient information to infer when a spring was about to fail. Analysis of normal operation across multiple devices allowed operators to see when one device was not operating in the same fashion as other, similar devices.
Increases in bearing temperature gave the team an immediate alert, to go and inspect the shaker, providing a simple method for bearing and motor monitoring.
Sometimes Atoms deliver insights that are not expected! The user expected that when the table was in operation without a load, bearing temperature would be lower. This was not the case. The temperature actually increased when the table was operated without anything on the table. This finding, validated over several weeks of operation, led the manufacturer to completely revamp their maintenance program.
They created a new inspection procedure to improve shaker maintenance based on this finding. Now they are using Atoms to correlate bearing temperature with materials being manufactured. This lets them improve overall performance and better understand the maintenance needs of the motor.