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Full protection for your fans. Configure your solution in just a few steps.

Peace of mind: monitoring and condition-based maintenance of fans

Continuous diagnostics:
Full coverage of the real operating hours.

Early diagnostics:
Monitoring of imbalance, wear and overall vibration.

Maximum efficiency:
Permanent diagnostics of dirt accumulation e.g. on rotor blades.

Easy integration:
ifm provides individual solutions which are suited for different types of fans.

It's as simple as that:

  • Configure your application.
  • Send us your inquiry or directly order the configured solution via our online shop.
  • Download your parameter set.
  • Set up the fan monitoring application quickly and easily using the free ifm application package assistant.
  • Benefit from the condition monitoring of your fan, detect changes in time and optimise your production and maintenance processes.

Do you have any questions about set-up or installation? Feel free to contact us! 

Video: Component overview and step-by-step commissioning

ifm system solutions – Applications
Radial fans with direct or belt transmission as well as axial fans, as used in:

  • Dust extraction systems
  • Fresh and exhaust air in paint shops
  • Workshop ventilation
  • Air-conditioning systems
  • External ventilation of motors
  • Mining
  • Extraction systems in foundries
  • Oil mist suction on machine tools
  • Air supply for thermal power stations / waste incineration plants

ifm system solution for fans

  1. Vibration sensor screw mounting or adhesive mounting
  2. Inductive sensor for rotational speed detection
  3. Temperature sensor and signal converter 
  4. 24 V switched-mode power supply
  5. Diagnostic electronics
  6. Connection cables with socket / Parameter setting software for diagnostic electronics

As an option: analysis software
LR SMARTOBSERVER visualisation and alarm

Reduce costs
Condition-based maintenance when required instead of fixed service intervals. Replacement of parts can be planned.

Prevent unplanned downtime
Detect damage to rotor blades, wheel / rotor imbalance vibration, shaft misalignment, damage to rolling element bearings, imbalance and wear in good time.

Process optimisation
Data acquisition and analysis.
Cleaning the fan blades when required.

Implementation independent of your IT department
Application package from the sensor to evaluation and network-based analysis. Scalable: Can be extended to other applications and / or ERP systems.