Fans are a very common component in industry, they are used to move air from one place to another. Fans are used in dust collection, supplying air to boilers, providing ventilation to factories, are used in the manufacturing process and more.
- James Otremba
- Acoem USA
The Gland steam system is one of the most important systems in the work of the steam turbine, that have function to prevents steam escaping to atmosphere from the HP end of the turbine, and loss of vacuum from the LP end.
- Ahmad Alfakeer
Jeff Hay, the CEO of RDI Technologies, discusses Motion Amplification; a camera based technology invented by RDI. Jeff believes that the camera is the sensor of the future because visualization is faster, safer, and makes the complex more simple. Since starting RDI, he has created and patented multiple methods for using camera technology to visualize and measure motion.
- Jeff Hay
- RDI Technologies
Wireless vibration sensors have their place in a good reliability program and can really benefit the maintenance team’s ability to monitor machine health reliably.
- Alan McCall
Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increased emphasis on digital transformation by industrial operators. Large operational and machine health datasets have become a focal point to feed our optimization activities.
- Chris Kramm
- Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies
Mastering your machine health requires more than one tool. As reliability professionals we all know that it takes the right tool for the job. There is no one silver bullet in machine health management.
- Dr. M. David Howard
- Erbessd Instruments
This case study features a convection oven fan used in the customer's production process. Multiple welds and other repairs were made prior to the inspection. A service team was called in to balance the fan, but with Motion Amplification it quickly became clear that there was a serious structural issue.
- Andrew Dougherty
- RDI Technologies