Meters are system entities which allow for monitoring parameters of the asset’s operation in order to trigger Preventive Maintenance actions. Meters can operate as independent units or be associated with other meters. The option to create meters is available under: All Tasks Menu | Assets | Meters | Meters.
- To create a new meter, press the “Create new record” button at the top of the list of meters. In the work area, a new tab will be opened named “Create Meter“;
- Fill in the Meter data. The information to be filled in is organized into a set of tabs:
Here, enter the meter’s general details: Code, Description, Meter Group, Location or Asset. The unit is inherited from the meter group;
The General tab contains additional information on the meter. We call your attention to the Average Calculation Method, which allows for setting whether the calculation method is based on meter readings or days, and the Window Size of Moving Average which allows for setting the size of the sample used for calculating the average. In the Unit Cost field you can specify the value for each unit.
|Moving Average Days|
|Moving Average Reading|
Types of Meters:
- Reading: Reading Meters only allow for entering values through meter readings.
- Increment: Increment Meters only allow for entering values through value increments.