Smarter operation with OPTIME: Monitoring and lubrication combined in one platform


Schaeffler has unveiled a pioneering predictive maintenance solution that uses an intelligent combination of condition monitoring and lubricant management. The solution offers intuitive mobile app operation to ensure smooth operation of machines and plants. By seamlessly integrating condition monitoring and lubricant management, companies can optimise their maintenance processes and minimise downtime. The solution is quick and easy to install and offers a fast payback, making it an ideal choice for entire plants and production facilities.

Schaeffler combines OPTIME condition monitoring and intelligent lubrication in one system for effective predictive maintenance

Schaeffler has presented the OPTIME Ecosystem, an innovative solution for condition monitoring and maintenance of production plants. The system combines various technologies, including the OPTIME C1, an intelligent lubricator, and the OPTIME 3, OPTIME 5 and OPTIME 5 Ex sensor variants for wireless condition monitoring. The OPTIME Ecosystem offers an effective and cost-efficient predictive maintenance solution that reduces downtime and maintenance costs in production plants, thus increasing productivity and efficiency.

Schaeffler’s OPTIME Ecosystem is the perfect solution for plant operators who want to take their maintenance processes to a new level. The system provides comprehensive monitoring and maintenance of machinery and equipment through an intelligent combination of bearing technology, vibration analysis and lubrication. Thanks to the plug & play function, hundreds of OPTIME elements can be installed and integrated quickly and easily. The system enables efficient design of maintenance processes and thus minimises downtimes and costs. In addition, the OPTIME Ecosystem offers a high return on investment by reducing machine downtime and increasing productivity.

The OPTIME Ecosystem is a revolutionary solution for machine and plant maintenance. With the intuitive mobile app and the award-winning user interface, it is easy for users to quickly find their way around. The system’s smart operating concept enables effective maintenance, supported by easy-to-understand alerts and automated analyses. With the data-based creation of maintenance plans, the maintenance business is further optimised and user acceptance is increased.

With the OPTIME Ecosystem, Schaeffler offers its customers an innovative predictive maintenance solution that helps reduce material waste and energy consumption by reducing unplanned downtime. The Ecosystem’s ease of use, high cost efficiency and scalability make it an attractive choice for companies in various industries and applications. By continuously developing and adding new elements based on successful customer projects, customers can be sure that the OPTIME Ecosystem will continue to provide all relevant information at a glance and optimally support the smooth operation of their plants.

Visitors to the maintenance trade fair for industrial maintenance in Dortmund from 24 to 25 May 2023 can take a look at the OPTIME Ecosystem at Schaeffler’s stand B10-4 and see for themselves the benefits of a smart maintenance solution. With OPTIME, Schaeffler has developed a solution that optimises the performance of machines and systems in industry and prevents failures based on predictive maintenance. The OPTIME Ecosystem is an example of Schaeffler’s innovative strength and expertise in the field of industrial maintenance.

Leave A Reply