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WearDetect Oil debris sensor

Oil debris sensors, continuously monitoring ferrous wear

Oil debris sensors, continuously monitoring ferrous wear

WearDetect oil debris sensors have been proven in use by world-leading manufacturers, to provide the earliest warning of the initial stages of machine failure. WearDetect is primarily used in oil based systems, such as gearboxes, across manufacturing and also by operators of critical and remote equipment. WearDetect can be used for stand-alone measurement, integrated into a larger PLC or SCADA system or used with Gill’s IoT platform for data collection, visualisation and alerts.

Key Features

Typical Applications

WearDetect technical information

  • PRODUCT RANGE

  • Oil debris sensor with display

    Oil Debris Sensor with Display

    Oil Debris sensor

    Oil Debris Sensor

    Oil Debris Sensor + IoT

    Oil debris sensor starter kit

    Starter kit

    WearDetect, oil debris sensors for continuous ferrous wear monitoring - more details

    Designed & Manufactured by Gill Sensors & Controls in the UK, WearDetect oil debris sensors provide condition based monitoring that protects critical rotating assets by directly measuring ferrous wear within the equipment. 

    WearDetect provides an earlier view of wear trends in vital equipment.  The sensor replaces the existing drain plug and wires into your existing PLC or SCADA system or Gill’s IoT platform. Alternatively, an ‘inflow’ adaptor arrangement can be used to install the sensor in the oil flow line, before any filters. The sensor captures and measures fine wear and coarse failure ferrous particles in order to allow machine wear trend insights.

    Output protocol options for WearDetect include digital outputs (Modbus and CAN) or analogue outputs (0-10V or 4-20mA). There is also a local visual alarm option. The sensors are designed to suit most data collection devices such as dataloggers, PLCs and ECUs as well as Gill’s own IoT data platform. 

    WearDetect sensors have no moving parts and as a result are extremely reliable and accurate. 

  • DOWNLOADS

  • WearDetect Brochure

    WearDetect Brochure

    WearDetect Article - New Technologies

    Wear Debris Monitoring on Low Speed Drives

    WearDetect Ebook

    An introduction to Wear Debris Monitoring in the industrial marketplace

    WearDetect user manual

    WearDetect User Manual

    WearDetect user manual

    WearDetect QuickStart Guide

    WearDetect Starter Kit QuickStart Guide

  • ACCESSORIES

  • WearDetect Accessories

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be supported by accessories to assist with specific installation requirements. 

    thread adaptors for WearDetect

    WearDetect thread adaptors

    Gill offer a range of thread adaptors for metric, NPT, BSP & UNF drain port types. Plug the WearDetect sensor into the sump using the relevant adaptor.

    WearDetect inflow adaptor kit

    Inflow adaptor kit

    An ‘inflow’ adaptor kit can be constructed using standard components to allow the WearDetect oil debris sensor head to be installed at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. The inclusion of valves facilitates easy sensor inspection with minimal oil loss. 

     

    WearDetect inflow adaptor

    Inflow adaptor

    An off-the-shelf ‘inflow’ adaptor will allow installation of the WearDetect, oil debris sensor probe at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. 

  • VIDEOS

  • Videos

    View our short videos to get an insight into how WearDetect works and how it delivers a high return on investment by minimising unplanned downtime. 

    WearDetect provides maintenance warnings earlier than any other condition monitoring product. 

    (2 mins)

    WearDetect explained

    How the sensor works and how to get the best from the sensor in order to protect an asset from unexpected failure.

    (5 mins)

    WearDetect Starter Kit training

    Training video to be used with the WearDetect Starter Kit, summarising how the sensor works, how to install it and how to get the best from the sensor to protect critical assets. 

    (6 mins)

    WearDetect installation video (short)

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed directly out of the box using factory settings to be up and running within a few minutes. 

    The video covers unboxing and oil debris sensor installation. 

    (1.5 mins)

    WearDetect installation & optimization video

    For more specific sitations or where you have been using WearDetect for some time and wish to tailor the output, WearDetect can be fully optimized to suit your specific application.

    The video covers unboxing, oil debris sensor set up, configuration, calibration and installation. 

    (6.5 mins)

  • WEBINARS

  • Webinars

    The webinars are available to download and watch on-demand. 

    WearDetect Webinar

    Continuous oil debris monitoring – why the world’s largest manufacturers have taken it on board. 

    This webinar provides information on continuous oil debris monitoring as an effective addition to a condition based monitoring (CBM) portfolio. This new approach to CBM allows earlier awareness of mechanical damage and maintenance needs, especially in scenarios such as variable load gearboxes and low speed systems where other techniques struggle to identify problems before it’s too late.

     (45 mins)

    oil debris sensing in a car assembly line

    WEBINAR: Predicting asset failures sooner in automotive manufacturing lines

    Wear debris monitoring in machinery lubricants is becoming a key part of condition based monitoring (CBM) in automotive production environments.

    This webinar provides information on how continuous oil debris monitoring is being used in automotive production to provide earlier awareness of equipment wear and maintenance needs especially in assets such as conveyor gearboxes and machine tool multi-spindle gearboxes, where other techniques struggle to identify problems in time for corrective action. 

  • SOFTWARE

  • WearDetect Software

    WearDetect software

    Overview

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed ‘out of the box’. However, to adjust the sensor parameters, please download the WearDetect software here. Please see the ‘WearDetect installation & optimization’ video in the VIDEOS tab. 

    Compatible Products
    WearDetect oil debris sensors

    Additional applications to support Gill products

    Gill has a number of applications to support older products and older operating systems. For more information please contact support@gillsc.com specifying

    • Product name
    • Part number
    • Product serial number
    • PC operating system
  • FURTHER RESOURCES

  • Application notes

    wear detection on conveyor belts

    Pizza oven production lines

    Heavy-duty gearboxes on the pizza ovens are critical to production. WearDetect was installed to provide essential real-time insight into the health of the oven gearboxes

    Read More

    Factsheets

Oil debris sensor with display

Oil Debris Sensor with Display

Oil Debris sensor

Oil Debris Sensor

Oil Debris Sensor + IoT

Oil debris sensor starter kit

Starter kit

WearDetect, oil debris sensors for continuous ferrous wear monitoring - more details

Designed & Manufactured by Gill Sensors & Controls in the UK, WearDetect oil debris sensors provide condition based monitoring that protects critical rotating assets by directly measuring ferrous wear within the equipment. 

WearDetect provides an earlier view of wear trends in vital equipment.  The sensor replaces the existing drain plug and wires into your existing PLC or SCADA system or Gill’s IoT platform. Alternatively, an ‘inflow’ adaptor arrangement can be used to install the sensor in the oil flow line, before any filters. The sensor captures and measures fine wear and coarse failure ferrous particles in order to allow machine wear trend insights.

Output protocol options for WearDetect include digital outputs (Modbus and CAN) or analogue outputs (0-10V or 4-20mA). There is also a local visual alarm option. The sensors are designed to suit most data collection devices such as dataloggers, PLCs and ECUs as well as Gill’s own IoT data platform. 

WearDetect sensors have no moving parts and as a result are extremely reliable and accurate. 

WearDetect Brochure

WearDetect Brochure

WearDetect Article - New Technologies

Wear Debris Monitoring on Low Speed Drives

WearDetect Ebook

An introduction to Wear Debris Monitoring in the industrial marketplace

WearDetect user manual

WearDetect User Manual

WearDetect user manual

WearDetect QuickStart Guide

WearDetect Starter Kit QuickStart Guide

WearDetect Accessories

WearDetect oil debris sensors can be supported by accessories to assist with specific installation requirements. 

thread adaptors for WearDetect

WearDetect thread adaptors

Gill offer a range of thread adaptors for metric, NPT, BSP & UNF drain port types. Plug the WearDetect sensor into the sump using the relevant adaptor.

WearDetect inflow adaptor kit

Inflow adaptor kit

An ‘inflow’ adaptor kit can be constructed using standard components to allow the WearDetect oil debris sensor head to be installed at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. The inclusion of valves facilitates easy sensor inspection with minimal oil loss. 

 

WearDetect inflow adaptor

Inflow adaptor

An off-the-shelf ‘inflow’ adaptor will allow installation of the WearDetect, oil debris sensor probe at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. 

Videos

View our short videos to get an insight into how WearDetect works and how it delivers a high return on investment by minimising unplanned downtime. 

WearDetect provides maintenance warnings earlier than any other condition monitoring product. 

(2 mins)

WearDetect explained

How the sensor works and how to get the best from the sensor in order to protect an asset from unexpected failure.

(5 mins)

WearDetect Starter Kit training

Training video to be used with the WearDetect Starter Kit, summarising how the sensor works, how to install it and how to get the best from the sensor to protect critical assets. 

(6 mins)

WearDetect installation video (short)

WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed directly out of the box using factory settings to be up and running within a few minutes. 

The video covers unboxing and oil debris sensor installation. 

(1.5 mins)

WearDetect installation & optimization video

For more specific sitations or where you have been using WearDetect for some time and wish to tailor the output, WearDetect can be fully optimized to suit your specific application.

The video covers unboxing, oil debris sensor set up, configuration, calibration and installation. 

(6.5 mins)

Webinars

The webinars are available to download and watch on-demand. 

WearDetect Webinar

Continuous oil debris monitoring – why the world’s largest manufacturers have taken it on board. 

This webinar provides information on continuous oil debris monitoring as an effective addition to a condition based monitoring (CBM) portfolio. This new approach to CBM allows earlier awareness of mechanical damage and maintenance needs, especially in scenarios such as variable load gearboxes and low speed systems where other techniques struggle to identify problems before it’s too late.

 (45 mins)

oil debris sensing in a car assembly line

WEBINAR: Predicting asset failures sooner in automotive manufacturing lines

Wear debris monitoring in machinery lubricants is becoming a key part of condition based monitoring (CBM) in automotive production environments.

This webinar provides information on how continuous oil debris monitoring is being used in automotive production to provide earlier awareness of equipment wear and maintenance needs especially in assets such as conveyor gearboxes and machine tool multi-spindle gearboxes, where other techniques struggle to identify problems in time for corrective action. 

WearDetect Software

WearDetect software

Overview

WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed ‘out of the box’. However, to adjust the sensor parameters, please download the WearDetect software here. Please see the ‘WearDetect installation & optimization’ video in the VIDEOS tab. 

Compatible Products
WearDetect oil debris sensors

Additional applications to support Gill products

Gill has a number of applications to support older products and older operating systems. For more information please contact support@gillsc.com specifying

  • Product name
  • Part number
  • Product serial number
  • PC operating system

Application notes

wear detection on conveyor belts

Pizza oven production lines

Heavy-duty gearboxes on the pizza ovens are critical to production. WearDetect was installed to provide essential real-time insight into the health of the oven gearboxes

Read More

Factsheets

  • PRODUCT RANGE

  • Oil debris sensor with display

    Oil Debris Sensor with Display

    Oil Debris sensor

    Oil Debris Sensor

    Oil Debris Sensor + IoT

    Oil debris sensor starter kit

    Starter kit

    WearDetect, oil debris sensors for continuous ferrous wear monitoring - more details

    Designed & Manufactured by Gill Sensors & Controls in the UK, WearDetect oil debris sensors provide condition based monitoring that protects critical rotating assets by directly measuring ferrous wear within the equipment. 

    WearDetect provides an earlier view of wear trends in vital equipment.  The sensor replaces the existing drain plug and wires into your existing PLC or SCADA system or Gill’s IoT platform. Alternatively, an ‘inflow’ adaptor arrangement can be used to install the sensor in the oil flow line, before any filters. The sensor captures and measures fine wear and coarse failure ferrous particles in order to allow machine wear trend insights.

    Output protocol options for WearDetect include digital outputs (Modbus and CAN) or analogue outputs (0-10V or 4-20mA). There is also a local visual alarm option. The sensors are designed to suit most data collection devices such as dataloggers, PLCs and ECUs as well as Gill’s own IoT data platform. 

    WearDetect sensors have no moving parts and as a result are extremely reliable and accurate. 

  • DOWNLOADS

  • WearDetect Brochure

    WearDetect Brochure

    WearDetect Article - New Technologies

    Wear Debris Monitoring on Low Speed Drives

    WearDetect Ebook

    An introduction to Wear Debris Monitoring in the industrial marketplace

    WearDetect user manual

    WearDetect User Manual

    WearDetect user manual

    WearDetect QuickStart Guide

    WearDetect Starter Kit QuickStart Guide

  • ACCESSORIES

  • WearDetect Accessories

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be supported by accessories to assist with specific installation requirements. 

    thread adaptors for WearDetect

    WearDetect thread adaptors

    Gill offer a range of thread adaptors for metric, NPT, BSP & UNF drain port types. Plug the WearDetect sensor into the sump using the relevant adaptor.

    WearDetect inflow adaptor kit

    Inflow adaptor kit

    An ‘inflow’ adaptor kit can be constructed using standard components to allow the WearDetect oil debris sensor head to be installed at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. The inclusion of valves facilitates easy sensor inspection with minimal oil loss. 

     

    WearDetect inflow adaptor

    Inflow adaptor

    An off-the-shelf ‘inflow’ adaptor will allow installation of the WearDetect, oil debris sensor probe at a convenient position within the lubrication bypass circuit of the equipment. 

  • VIDEOS

  • Videos

    View our short videos to get an insight into how WearDetect works and how it delivers a high return on investment by minimising unplanned downtime. 

    WearDetect provides maintenance warnings earlier than any other condition monitoring product. 

    (2 mins)

    WearDetect explained

    How the sensor works and how to get the best from the sensor in order to protect an asset from unexpected failure.

    (5 mins)

    WearDetect Starter Kit training

    Training video to be used with the WearDetect Starter Kit, summarising how the sensor works, how to install it and how to get the best from the sensor to protect critical assets. 

    (6 mins)

    WearDetect installation video (short)

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed directly out of the box using factory settings to be up and running within a few minutes. 

    The video covers unboxing and oil debris sensor installation. 

    (1.5 mins)

    WearDetect installation & optimization video

    For more specific sitations or where you have been using WearDetect for some time and wish to tailor the output, WearDetect can be fully optimized to suit your specific application.

    The video covers unboxing, oil debris sensor set up, configuration, calibration and installation. 

    (6.5 mins)

  • WEBINARS

  • Webinars

    The webinars are available to download and watch on-demand. 

    WearDetect Webinar

    Continuous oil debris monitoring – why the world’s largest manufacturers have taken it on board. 

    This webinar provides information on continuous oil debris monitoring as an effective addition to a condition based monitoring (CBM) portfolio. This new approach to CBM allows earlier awareness of mechanical damage and maintenance needs, especially in scenarios such as variable load gearboxes and low speed systems where other techniques struggle to identify problems before it’s too late.

     (45 mins)

    oil debris sensing in a car assembly line

    WEBINAR: Predicting asset failures sooner in automotive manufacturing lines

    Wear debris monitoring in machinery lubricants is becoming a key part of condition based monitoring (CBM) in automotive production environments.

    This webinar provides information on how continuous oil debris monitoring is being used in automotive production to provide earlier awareness of equipment wear and maintenance needs especially in assets such as conveyor gearboxes and machine tool multi-spindle gearboxes, where other techniques struggle to identify problems in time for corrective action. 

  • SOFTWARE

  • WearDetect Software

    WearDetect software

    Overview

    WearDetect oil debris sensors can be installed ‘out of the box’. However, to adjust the sensor parameters, please download the WearDetect software here. Please see the ‘WearDetect installation & optimization’ video in the VIDEOS tab. 

    Compatible Products
    WearDetect oil debris sensors