Tribology is the science that studies the relationship between lubrication, friction, and wear. It is all about the lubricant film inside the bearing. The film that happens inside a roller element bearing, whatever the shape of the roller is, is referred to as Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication. Mina Soliman explains these terms more in depth.
- Mina Soliman
- Noria Corporation
Today, we discuss ways in which the power circuit can help save on efficiency. Because energy costs are so high, we want to be efficient.
- Todd Gunderson Noah Bethel
- PdMA Corporation
Most people use 1000Hz as the standard setting, but nobody asks why. Why not make your life easier by having 1Hz resolution rather than 1.25 or 0.625 Hz? Lines is ALWAYS a selected value but FMax can be user defined or selectable.
- Matthew Moore
Guidance for vibration practitioners on evaluating and determining the ideal location and mounting method of vibration sensors for each machine and vibration source to be monitored. Specific guidance is given for permanent accelerometer installations, route-based data collection, high-frequency vibrations, low-clearance locations, and electrical isolation.
- Peter Eitnier
- Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies
Have you ever completed an infrared survey and wondered if you’ve missed something that should have been inspected? Do you know the special safety instructions to open certain electrical cabinets? Has management ever asked you when was the last time that you’ve inspected a specific cabinet and you couldn’t answer them? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you need to develop a check sheet for the equipment that you inspect.
- Patricia Warner
- Cummins Inc.
Monitoring motors and motor driven equipment, such as fans and pumps, in hard to reach or remote areas can be extremely challenging. In most cases, traditional condition monitoring methods fall short in these areas.
- Tumay Karaver
- Artesis Technology Systems
Point of care oil analysis testing is now established and accelerating as companies find reliability improvements and cost savings.
- Daniel Walsh
- AMETEK Spectro Scientific