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ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for motors

The ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor converts traditional motors into smart, wirelessly connected devices. It is attached to the frame of the motor; no wiring or machining is needed. Using algorithms, based on ABB’s decades of motor expertise, the ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor relays information about the motor's operation and health via a Bluetooth-gateway or smartphone to a secure server.

The ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor picks up data on vibration, temperature and other parameters that can be used to gain meaningful information on the condition and performance of the motor.

ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for motors can help you to

  • Identify inefficiencies within the system
  • Uncover potential for energy savings
  • Reduce risks related to operation and maintenance
  • Prevent unexpected breakdowns
  • Extend equipment lifetime
  • Reduce maintenance costs (maintenance can be planned according to actual needs rather than based on generic schedules)

Product highlights

  • Simple to install and use
  • No wiring or machining is needed
  • Data transfer via built-in wireless Bluetooth® Low Energy
  • Data communications use industry standard encryption protocols
  • All data is securely stored in the cloud

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ABB Ability™ Smart Sensors in operation in Vietnamese factories

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