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Highest accolade in vibration analysis leads to best in class offering to customers

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AVT Reliability continues to invest in developing the skills of their team of condition monitoring experts in Europe. This drives a world-class service, ensuring clients have confidence that they are safe in their hands.

Andy Fyfe, who has worked at AVT Reliability for more than 7 years, has now become part of an exclusive group of Vibration Analysts boasting the Category IV status.  Ninety-two people worldwide are known to be qualified to Category IV by Mobius Institute with just seven within the UK, which includes Andy and another AVT Reliability employee, John Sykes, who became Category IV qualified in 2016.

This complex skill set has become necessary to address the shift in the market and the recognition of the need for condition monitoring to ensure plant and machinery reliability.

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Frederic Thomas, Managing Director, AVT Reliability, said, “Customers are increasingly switching from traditional data collection and analysis support to more revolutionary remote monitoring and analysis approach using tools such as our unique Machine Sentry software. This enables them to collate and analyse all their monitoring data in one easy to reach, web based location. Automatic fault detection, in conjunction with telephone/web conference support, allows for the most accurate and speedy diagnosis wherever the customer is in the world.”

Machine Sentry itself has also been through some further development. Frederic said: “Additional diagnostic features resulting from our continuous development of Machine Sentry enables expert analysis capacity in line with the most renowned systems on the market today.”

With one of the largest teams of ISO certified condition monitoring engineers on its staff, the customer continues to be the key focus for AVT Reliability. AVT continues to support a multitude of industries such as pulp and paper, oil and gas, food and beverage, defence and chemical. Their goal remains to increase uptime, reduce maintenance costs and increase machine reliability, all of which aim to ultimately help the customer in meeting its operational objectives. Regular development of tools such as Machine Sentry enables them to offer these exceptional services to all its customers.

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About AVT Reliability®

AVT Reliability is a leading condition monitoring consultancy with more than 100 CBM engineers strategically placed across the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ experience, its areas of expertise include all aspects of condition monitoring such as vibration, ultrasound, thermal and lubrication as well as training in all these key areas.

These services are used as part of their asset integrity, performance monitoring and maintenance management programs or for one off trouble shooting AVT Reliability can act as an on-site maintenance provider, consultant or one off trouble shooter and customers can rest assured that they are in the hands of some of the world’s leading experts in reliability.

A V Technology Ltd Trading as "AVT Reliability" are certified to ISO 17359 and ISO 9001. Accredited by UKAS as a Machine Directive Notified body, and are ICML and BINDT members.

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