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
We can use vibration analysis to see what goes on in the interface between moving surfaces and, therefore, catch potential problems there...
- Ray Garvey
- I-care Reliability Inc.
In May 2015, a K-3603 HHP BOG compressor tripped on high-high radial vibration, exceeding trip setting 83 μm peak to peak as the compressor discharge pressure increased to 68 bars.
- Ahmad Fadzli
- MLNG Sdn. Bhd.