AssetScan is a cutting-edge comprehensive platform of hardware, software and data analytic services for monitoring devices’ data

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --  ATEK Access Technologies worked with Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) to jointly develop a revolutionary solution to give original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of bulk fuel filtration systems access to their devices’ intelligent data.

"We’re excited about the ground-breaking AssetScan system that our co-development with Donaldson has yielded"

AssetScan is ATEK Access Technologies’ first comprehensive platform of hardware, software and data analytic services for the manufacturing industry. It lets OEMs connect their products to the cloud, allowing their static assets to “speak” for improved efficiencies and profitability. Donaldson utilized AssetScan technology to jointly create a bulk fuel filtration monitoring solution – WaveLength – that allows users to remotely view the status of their filter systems, giving customers the opportunity to improve operational efficiencies and uptimes. This will be a dramatic change from current practices for many end-user customers, where operators typically need to manually check to determine when a filter needs to be changed and/or change the filters after they are already plugged and slowing down fuel flow.

“We were impressed with ATEK’s state-of-the-art TankScan monitor and wanted to have something similar for our customers to monitor their filter system performance,” said Scott Grossbauer, Global Director of Clean Fuel Solutions at Donaldson Company. “By incorporating AssetScan into Donaldson’s new WaveLength filter monitoring solution, end users are able to get real-time filter performance data, enabling them to proactively plan and purchase required filters, minimize fueling system downtime and maximize machine uptime.”

AssetScan is an integrated, battery-powered sensor monitoring system. The all-in-one monitor also includes cellular connectivity to simplify installation. Via the web-based ATEK Intelligence Platform, the AssetScan system measures variables and transfers them to the cloud, making the data available from any internet connection. ATEK’s experienced and knowledgeable engineers and program managers work closely with customers to ensure each program implementation is successful. AssetScan monitoring is ideal for use in a wide variety of applications, such as:

  • Greenhouse temperature
  • Hydraulic pressure
  • Motor vibration
  • Reservoir level
  • Storage bin humidity
  • Water pump flow

The monitoring system also includes ATEK Service Platform (ASP) functionality. ASP monitors each AssetScan system’s health remotely, including gateway battery life, environment temperature and cellular data usage, initiating corrective measures when necessary to ensure an uninterrupted data stream.

“We’re excited about the ground-breaking AssetScan system that our co-development with Donaldson has yielded,” said Sherri McDaniel, president of ATEK Access Technologies. “Unplanned maintenance on a fuel system can cost thousands of dollars in productivity loss if equipment is out of service and waiting for filters to be changed or if fuel pumping is slowed dramatically due to plugged bulk tank filters. AssetScan filter monitors enable Donaldson’s customers to collect dynamic data on the condition of the filter system without having to rely exclusively on operator interaction.”

Founded in 1915 and based in Bloomington, MN, Donaldson (NYSE: DCI) is a global leader in the filtration industry with approximately 140 sales, manufacturing and distribution locations in 44 countries. Donaldson’s innovative filtration technologies improve people’s lives, enhance customers’ equipment performance and protect the environment. For more information, visit www.Donaldson.com.

For more information about AssetScan, visit www.assetscan.com.

About ATEK Access Technologies

ATEK Access Technologies, LLC is part of the ATEK Companies group of technology and manufacturing businesses. Its industry-leading brands use the power of advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies to provide customers access to superior efficiencies and savings, essential data and systems, improved safety and control, and expert solutions and support. Its brands include Datakey, Larco, TankScan and AssetScan. For more information, visit www.atekaccess.com.

Upcoming Events

August 9 - August 11 2022

MaximoWorld 2022

View all Events
banner
80% of Reliabilityweb.com newsletter subscribers report finding something used to improve their jobs on a regular basis.
Subscribers get exclusive content. Just released...MRO Best Practices Special Report - a $399 value!
DOWNLOAD NOW
“Steel-ing” Reliability in Alabama

A joint venture between two of the world’s largest steel companies inspired innovative approaches to maintenance reliability that incorporate the tools, technology and techniques of today. This article takes you on their journey.

Three Things You Need to Know About Capital Project Prioritization

“Why do you think these two projects rank so much higher in this method than the first method?” the facilitator asked the director of reliability.

What Is Industrial Maintenance as a Service?

Industrial maintenance as a service (#imaas) transfers the digital and/or manual management of maintenance and industrial operations from machine users to machine manufacturers (OEMs), while improving it considerably.

Three Things You Need to Know About Criticality Analysis

When it comes to criticality analysis, there are three key factors must be emphasized.

Turning the Oil Tanker

This article highlights the hidden trap of performance management systems.

Optimizing Value From Physical Assets

There are ever-increasing opportunities to create new and sustainable value in asset-intensive organizations through enhanced use of technology.

Conducting Asset Criticality Assessment for Better Maintenance Strategy and Techniques

Conducting an asset criticality assessment (ACA) is the first step in maintaining the assets properly. This article addresses the best maintenance strategy for assets by using ACA techniques.

Harmonizing PMs

Maintenance reliability is, of course, an essential part of any successful business that wants to remain successful. It includes the three PMs: predictive, preventive and proactive maintenance.

How an Edge IoT Platform Increases Efficiency, Availability and Productivity

Within four years, more than 30 per cent of businesses and organizations will include edge computing in their cloud deployments to address bandwidth bottlenecks, reduce latency, and process data for decision support in real-time.

MaximoWorld 2022

The world's largest conference for IBM Maximo users, IBM Executives, IBM Maximo Partners and Services with Uptime Elements Reliability Framework and Asset Management System is being held Aug 8-11, 2022