Two Minute Tips
Static Eccentricity (air gap) is a fault that is created when the rotor is not in the magnetic center of the stator. Static eccentricity can cause an increase in operating current, overheating, energy losses, and overloading of bearings...
- Bill Kruger
- ALL-TEST Pro
A rotary equipment does not always behave in the same way. There are times when it needs more attention than regular basis. Sometimes you might even skip monitoring an equipment which was being critically monitored last week.
- Akhil jeet Rathore
- Indorama Petrochemicals & Fertilizers
Surface morphology is a detailed study of a surface. We studied the surfaces of railroad tracks and found that using analytical imaging helps us see what we cannot see with our naked eyes…
- Ashish Arora
- Institute of Noise & Vibration
By nature, high-frequency sound is very low-energy, so it tends not to travel far from its source. On a motor-and-pump setup, for instance, we’d ideally like to take our readings…
- Rob Kalwarowsky
- Rob's Reliability
As part of the maintenance team at your company, you already know that electrical components and assets need to be inspected regularly while under full load. Your company’s condition based maintenance procedures call for inspections of the energized electrical assets in a safe and guarded condition using...
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.
What is important to know is that vibration monitoring techniques that are widely used at present generate the domain of informative features of equipment defects in a form that is extremely problematic for automatic systems. The main issue is...
- Pawel Lecinski
- Food Industry
Poor lubrication practices account for as much as 40% of all premature bearing failures. When ultrasound is utilized to assess lubrication needs and schedule grease replenishment intervals, that number drops below 10%. What would 30% fewer bearing related failures mean for your organization?
- Allan Rienstra
- SDT International