Businesses invest millions of dollars in what they believe will be a fail-safe maintenance program for their electric motors. Regular tests are scheduled for each motor; engineers dutifully record the data when required and then move on to the next motor.
- Noah Bethel
- PdMA Corporation
Why wireless sensor Fmax is Critical. Lack of lubrication is a major cause of bearing damage & bearing failure. Therefore, it is critical for vibration sensors to be able to detect the higher frequency vibration resulting from lack of lubrication, which is generally far above 1kHz..
- Mike Olszewski
- Reliability Concepts
Within the vibration community, it is commonly accepted to describe a spalling process in a bearing in four stages; from the first microscopic sign to a severely damaged bearing...
- Ron Kittle
- SPM Instrument Inc
Vibration monitoring has been employed for some time now; indeed, we can be certain that it has been in use for almost two thousand years...
- Chris Hansford
- Hansford Sensors
Belts are a critical part of the design and function of belt-driven equipment. The majority of belts never reach their intended design life due to improper selection, storage, and installation...
- Trent Phillips
We all know what a great job vibration analyst’s perform. They are all that stands between a manageable plant and the chaos and mayhem that can result from machines failing unexpectedly...
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute