Next-generation sensors based on MEMS technology, combined with advanced algorithms for diagnostic and prognostic applications, expand opportunities to measure a variety of machines and improve the ability to effectively monitor equipment, improve uptime, enhance process quality, and increase throughput. This 2 minute tip reviews imbalance faults and their characteristics to provide insights into some of the key system requirements that must be considered when developing a condition-based monitoring solution.
- Pete Sopcik
- Analog Devices, Inc
A 398 KW MV motor that runs a blower fan in a cement plant was showing strange behavior. The vibration equipment indicated vibration amplitudes that became chronic with the passage of time. The maintenance team, not knowing what the issue was, ran the motor until the bearings had to be replaced...
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
Monitoring equipment requires an understanding of what you are looking for and matching sensing equipment to these signatures. Learn about how to best match sensing tools with the types of equipment you are monitoring and the vibration signals they generate as they age..
- Perfecto Martinez