Predictive Maintenance Software

Predictive maintenance employs true asset conditions—in real time—to give managers the most accurate data possible for making decisions. Specialized software is used to deliver this data in an easily digestible format.

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Infor CloudSuite EAM

Infor EAM solutions provide an enterprise asset management solution for companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, distribution, government entities, energy and service organizations. The solution he...Read more

3.43 (21 reviews)

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eMaint CMMS

Utilizing their 25+ years in the facilities management industry, eMaint Enterprises created eMaint X3, an affordable, flexible web-based CMMS solution that can be configured for a variety of industries of all sizes....Read more

4.41 (252 reviews)

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Corrigo Enterprise

Corrigo is a cloud-based facilities management platform that allows users to control the repair and maintenance (R&M) process through the creation of work orders that are then dispatched to service providers. Service providers can...Read more

4.26 (23 reviews)

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Azzier CMMS

Web Work Azzier is a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) designed for industries with large capital assets that offers corrective, preventive and emergency maintenance management within a suite. The solution is avail...Read more

4.45 (20 reviews)

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Dematic Sprocket

Sprocket CMMS offers inventory and asset management along with preventive and predictive maintenance. It's best-suited for medium to large organizations across several different industries. Sprocket also offers mobile apps....Read more

4.64 (18 reviews)

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TME CMMS

Traceability Made Easy from MASS Group is an end to end maintenance management solution that was developed to assist managers with monitoring equipment performance levels. It’s designed for companies that operate in high productio...Read more

4.55 (11 reviews)

6 recommendations

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Llumin

LLumin’s operational management software is for industrial plants and facilities with substantial infrastructure that want to minimize production or unplanned machine downtime. LLumin’s operations software monitors assets and...Read more

4.54 (12 reviews)

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MPulse

MPulse CMMS software enables facility managers to develop maintenance, testing, and inspection schedules to ensure safe and efficient operations, maximize equipment life cycle, and reduce asset breakdowns....Read more

4.56 (145 reviews)

22 recommendations

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MicroMain

MicroMain CMMS/EAM software is a powerful, flexible, & easy-to-use maintenance management software. The software gives you the tools to streamline maintenance operations, maximize productivity, and reduce costs. The platform is ea...Read more

4.07 (22 reviews)

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ManagerPlus

ManagerPlus is a powerful enterprise asset management software designed to help managers and maintenance professionals get the most out of their assets and equipment. The ManagerPlus software is customizable, making it the ideal p...Read more

4.18 (139 reviews)

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Subscription models

  • Per employee/per month: This model allows you to pay a monthly fee for each of your employees.
  • Per user/per month: Users pay a monthly fee for users—normally administrative users—rather than all employees.

Perpetual license

  • This involves paying an upfront sum for the license to own the software and use it indefinitely.
  • This is the more traditional model and is most common with on-premise applications and with larger businesses.

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4site

4Site is a cloud-based asset management solution that offers order procurement, inventory management, accounting and asset maintenance functionalities. The solution is suitable for industries such as mining, power and process manu...Read more

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FaciliWorks CMMS

Easy to use and affordably priced, FaciliWorks will help you reduce costs, maximize productivity and ensure greater asset uptime. FaciliWorks CMMS software makes maintenance smooth and efficient. FaciliWorks tracks all of the var...Read more

3.63 (46 reviews)

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CHAMPS

CMMS and enterprise asset management space, CHAMPS offers CMMS/EAM functionality to mid-size and enterprise-level organizations. Asset and maintenance management tools from CHAMPS can help these organizations optimize the lifecycl...Read more

4.12 (41 reviews)

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envVisual Suite

EnvVisual is a cloud-based facility management system with an emphasis on issue management, offering technology to help locate problems and then dispatch the right technician to solve them. The system's visual platform lets c...Read more

0.00 (3 reviews)

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Maintenance Coordinator

Maintenance Coordinator by Simplicity Software is a CMMS solution that helps users address the maintenance needs of businesses. It is fit for industry verticals including government, manufacturing, food industries, warehousing, ch...Read more

3.75 (8 reviews)

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Mission Critical Information Management (MCIM)

Mission Critical Information Management by Fulcrum Collaborations is a cloud-based solution that combines CMMS, Facilities Management and Business Intelligence applications. MCIM manages and tracks the operational activities neces...Read more

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Guide Ti

Canadian-based COGEP offers a full-featured CMMS solution in Guide TI. With a host of applications for controlling and organizing all critical maintenance activities, Guide TI helps reduce asset downtime and improve reliability....Read more

2.75 (2 reviews)

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Aptean EAM

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4.19 (21 reviews)

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WebDPW

WebDPW by BMSI (Business Management Systems Inc.) is a cloud-based maintenance management solution for organizations that are looking automate their service process. The solution allows users to manage technicians, generate work o...Read more

0.00 (1 reviews)

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Maintenance Pro CMMS

Maintenance Pro is an on-premise preventive maintenance solution with integrated predictive maintenance, inventory, asset, and work order management functionalities provided in the suite. The solution comes with a pre-defined set ...Read more

4.40 (10 reviews)

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Buyers Guide

Last Updated: March 09, 2022

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is the process of using asset operating conditions to predict when and how a failure will occur. This typically requires the use of software, which uses asset condition data (gathered through hardware) to create graphs and reports that managers can use to make informed decisions.

This guide will help prospective buyers of predictive maintenance software determine the right solution for their business. We’ll go over:

What Is Predictive Maintenance Software?
Common Functionality of Predictive Maintenance Software
Benefits of Predictive Maintenance Software
Important Considerations

What Is Predictive Maintenance Software?

“Predictive maintenance” is a term easiest to describe in relation to preventive maintenance methods. With preventive maintenance, work is performed based on a schedule, which is usually created using historical knowledge of how—and how often—a particular asset breaks down. According to a 2015 study by Plant Engineering Magazine, preventive maintenance methods are used by 85 percent of maintenance professionals surveyed.

But predictive maintenance goes a step beyond prevention: Using meters or sensors to track asset performance, managers can perform spot checks or stream real-time data into a computerized maintenance management software system. Service and repairs are only performed when the machinery shows signs of potential failure.

Essentially, where preventive maintenance uses educated guesses to plan maintenance schedules, predictive maintenance employs true asset conditions—in real time—to give managers the most accurate data possible for making decisions. Specialized software is used to deliver this data in an easily digestible format.

Common Functionality of Predictive Maintenance Software

Most predictive maintenance software systems will come with some or all of the following functionality:

Ability to stream sensor data. The core promise of predictive maintenance—using live data to make informed decisions—can be achieved through occasional spot readings. However, streaming data directly into the system saves time for technicians and increases the quality of data.

Notifications and work order triggers. Predictive maintenance systems offer the ability to set parameters around asset conditions: For example, when vibration readings on a rotating piece of equipment increase beyond a user-defined range, the software can notify workers and even generate a work order to check out that asset before it fails. Some systems also allow users to define parameters based on runtime hours, temperature readings and number of units produced.

meter reading

User-defined parameters that trigger notifications in Bigfoot CMMS

Reporting and data graphing. PdM systems can present streaming data in a graphical format, as well as generate reports based on the data to help identify trends or potential problems with assets.

condition-monitoring data analysis in eMaint

A condition-monitoring data analysis screen from eMaint X3

Benefits of Predictive Maintenance Software

Using predictive maintenance software, companies can experience several operational efficiency benefits, including:

Reducing costly machine downtime Using real-time data, maintenance workers can address potential problems before they occur. Thus, the most obvious benefit of PdM is keeping assets running longer and decreasing machine downtime.
Reducing equipment and labor costs Since machines are running longer, costs for both repair parts and the labor required to install them are reduced. The cost of replacing a machine can also be significantly postponed.
Increasing production and profits. As a result of the previous benefits, money is saved and production can increase, contributing to increased profits.

Important Considerations

If a company decides to implement predictive maintenance technologies, there are some hardware costs associated. A wide range of companies offer this hardware, which ranges from hand-held tools to asset-mountable sensors. Some companies offer both PdM software and the associated hardware, but more often, they are sold separately.

Costs vary, but companies don’t typically need the full array of available tools to monitor the machines they maintain. And most PdM systems are able to receive all types of condition monitoring data.

Maintenance managers can determine the types of hardware tools they need based on the equipment they maintain. Here are some common methods of monitoring assets:

  • Vibration: Involves monitoring the quality of rotation in a machine, and identifying vibrations that indicate whether rotating parts are operating outside normal conditions. Both handheld and mountable devices are available to track this.
  • Thermography: Involves monitoring the heat signatures of equipment through thermal imaging that would be undetectable to the naked eye. Handheld thermal imaging cameras can reveal overheated components of a machine, prompting either a part replacement or an investigation into the source of the problem before it causes the entire asset to fail.
  • Oil analysis: Involves testing lubrication samples for particulates, such as metal particles or other contaminates, that could indicate grinding of parts. Some machines have oil testing “ports” that allow spot-testing of lubrication while running; companies can have samples tested through a third-party lab or through their oil provider. Another option is purchasing the equipment to perform oil analysis in-house.
  • Ultrasonic: Involves detecting high-frequency sounds that indicate wear of components or leaks in machinery with spinning parts or high-pressure liquids or gases. Ultrasound detection devices are available in handheld or mountable versions.