Gear Mesh Frequency
Gear mesh frequency analysis is a key tool for vibration monitoring programs focusing on gearboxes. There are a number of reasons a gearbox may fail including tooth wear, tooth load, gear eccentricity, broken or cracked teeth, gear misalignment and more.
- Peter Eitnier
- Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies
Gearbox defects can be identified with a quite high accuracy using vibration analysis. This is because the fact the most common defect frequencies are the fundamental Gear Mesh Frequency (GMF) and its harmonics (such 2x GMF, 3x GMF) which can easily detected.
- Pawel Lecinski
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