In this Five Minute Fact we will discuss how capped bearings differ from open bearing. Capped bearings do not have a visible opening so why choose them?..
- Akhil jeet Rathore
- Indorama Petrochemicals & Fertilizers
Preventive and predictive maintenance may achieve the same goals (healthy assets), but only one keeps costs reined in while improving maintenance as a business value driver.
- Frederic Baudart
Overhead cranes are often a single source cause of downtime in any manufacturing facility, especially when discussing those performing services in a steel mill’s melt shop. Often, these assets do not have redundancy that would allow for one to be taken....
- Stephen Bailey
- IVC Technologies
So what does it really mean to increase lubricant cleanliness? We read various articles and textbooks that talk about how increasing the cleanliness of an in-service oil will increase the life of a component and the lubricant, but how do we make that happen...
- Mark Barnes
This case study describes bearing damage detected through online measurements taken from a ball mill at the flotation plant of Asarel Medet AD in Bulgaria. At the beginning, the SPM HD trend had varying shock pulse levels...
- Dobromir Dobrev
- SPM Instrument Bulgaria EOOD
Overall vibration catches bearing damage very late, when there may be 0.1% of the bearing lifetime left. Traditional vibration, let’s say systems with poor signal-to-noise ratio...
- Rick Verbij
- SPM Netherlands
We will explain vibration sensor basics, measurement settings for bearing analysis, trended overall readings RMS, 0-P, and Crest Factor. And we will briefly cover signal analysis time wave form, frequency spectrum and envelop...
- Sven Fleischer
- PRUFTECHNIK S.E.A.