Case Study: Do you see what I see? Pioneering with Motion Amplification

Werner Roberts, Condition Monitoring Specialist, Fortescue Metals Group Andrew Gale, Technical Director, Optical Motion Technologies


Motion Amplification is the ‘new kid on the block’ in the world of Condition Monitoring. Being new and different means that it takes imagination to be an early adopter. Due to this, it’s only the bold and brave pioneers of Motion Amplification that take the technology to new places. This group of case studies aims to deliver actionable data based on real life applications from these Pioneers taking Motion Amplification to industry. Come and ‘see’ for yourself how MA is changing the way we view our assets.

What is Motion Amplification?
How does it help any reliability program?
Who is using MA and what value are they deriving from it?

Bio - Werner Roberts

A Reliability Leader with over twenty years’ experience in condition monitoring & reliability engineering. His experience is including, but not limited to, vibration analysis, oil analysis, thermography, ultra-sonic testing, field balancing and geometric alignment. He also has a sound record of training and implementing asset management programs across a wide range of industry. He is passionate about technology and the impact it has on the future of Asset Condition Reporting.

Bio - Andrew Gale

Andrew is a professional consultant and manager with over 30 years’ experience in the provision of Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Technologies and Services to the Industrial Maintenance sector.  Industry exposure includes: Mining, Food & Beverage, Steel & Aluminium, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Transportation, Cementation, Building Service and General Manufacturing. Andrew’s qualifications and vocational experience include; Certificate of Technology (Mechanical), Diploma of Business, and Vibration Analyst VCATIII.