Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for maintenance applications

Maintenance-related mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These are listed in the app as of November 2016.
By CFE Media November 5, 2016

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These mobile energy apps include a filter replacement app, a planning app, and a steam tools app. Click on the Apps for Engineers logo on the right to link to where you can download the CFE Media Apps for Engineers mobile application from Google Play and the iOS App Store.

This Fit4Filter app by Bosch Rexroth allows users to swiftly find a replacement for a filter element. Courtesy: Bosch RexrothFit4Filter

iOS 6.0+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Bosch Rexroth AG

This Fit4Filter app by Bosch Rexroth allows users to swiftly find a replacement for a filter element. Search the database for a Bosch Rexroth filter element to match the manufacturer’s needs by typing in the part number or model code of other manufacturers. Once a Rexroth filter element is found, the displayed technical specifications and the various links will help with the ordering process.

Use PlanGrid to reduce repeated trips to the trailer, minimize rework, and find answers faster through instant collaboration. Courtesy: PlanGridPlanGrid

iOS 9.0+, Android 4.1+

Cost: Free

Company: PlanGrid Inc.

Use PlanGrid to reduce repeated trips to the trailer, minimize rework, and find answers faster through instant collaboration. Keep everyone on the current set and manage all your construction documents without relying on paper. Instantly share construction plans, markups, photos, and reports with the project team, from desktop or mobile.

The app enables quick and easy access to Spirax Sarco’s steam table and saturated steam pipe sizing tools without the need for an Internet connection, making it useful for steam engineers on the go. Courtesy: Spirax SarcoSteam Tools Mobile App

iOS 4.3+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Spirax Sarco

Spirax Sarco’s free application assists customers in identifying the right steam tools for the job. The app enables quick and easy access to Spirax Sarco’s steam table and saturated steam pipe sizing tools without the need for an Internet connection, making it useful for steam engineers on the go.

The ecoInsight App for iPad is an audit application for contractors, distributors, manufacturers, and energy professionals who want to collect lighting and other energy information while walking through a building. Courtesy: ecoInsightEcoInsight Audit App for iPad

iOS 8.0+

Cost: Free

Company: ecoInsight Inc.

The ecoInsight App for iPad is an audit application for contractors, distributors, manufacturers, and energy professionals who want to collect lighting and other energy information while walking through a building. Once an audit is complete, the data collected on the iPad can be seamlessly uploaded to ecoInsight’s online analysis and proposal tools where users can export data, specify products, conduct analysis on building upgrades and generate customer proposals.

Edited by Emily Guenther, associate content manager, CFE Media, eguenther@cfemedia.com.

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