Alignment + Balancing
In this Five Minute Fact, we will discuss how a capped bearing differs from an open bearing. Capped bearings do not have a visible opening so why choose them?..
- Akhil jeet Rathore
- Indorama Petrochemicals & Fertilizers
Practical procedure to detect misalignment conditions in packages to gas compression stations...
- Jose Luis Rattia
- RECIP & ROTATING SERVICES CA
Failure mechanisms such as misalignment, balance, or lubrication issues can cause machinery failure. Many of these problems can be identified using standard non-destructive testing (NDT) methods including vibration analysis, infrared thermography, and tribology....
- Trent Martz
- IVC Technologies
Pruftechnik’s service team was contacted by our client when the online vibration monitoring system in their machine’s dryer inlet fan reached an alarm value of 12mm/sec rms. After our team conducted thorough analysis of the data, they suspected that the severe vibration was caused by...
- Shoukat Ali Izhar
- PRUFTECHNIK S.E.A. Pte Ltd
Offshore, or marine, rigs are based on sea and onshore rigs are based on land. We select the type of rig based on the geological location and how deep we need to drill. The major concept of rigs is...
- Nishanthan Senkuttuvan
- Osborne Engineering Limited
On this occasion a rewinding job was executed by a local service company on a 3000 hp induction motor. After evaluating the machinery, the CBM team recommended that a dynamic balancing job was needed to reduce vibration levels to optimum condition…
- Alejandro Poveda
The Poor Man’s ODS will be a five-part series; today's tip is Part One: the introduction to the Poor Man’s ODS. ODS stands for operation deflection shape analysis; this is a study of how a machine is moving in relation to a fixed reference point…
- Dennis Swanepoel