Improving Reliability by Focusing on the ‘Big Four’ C.A.L.L.
What is your stump speech to rally your team to ensure everyone is focused on the right things to help improve your reliability posture? By having an easy acronym such as C.A.L.L., which stands for Contamination, Alignment, Looseness and Lubrication your team members can easily stay focused on executing the proper best practices as it applies to each of these elements.
- Paul Dufresne
- Reliability Playbook, in Partnership with Lubrication Engineers
Motion Amplification Case Study: Structural Looseness
This case study features a convection oven fan used in the customer's production process. Multiple welds and other repairs were made prior to the inspection. A service team was called in to balance the fan, but with Motion Amplification it quickly became clear that there was a serious structural issue.
- Andrew Dougherty
- RDI Technologies
How to Detect and Diagnose Gearbox Bearing Looseness On a Wind Turbine
Case study on detecting and diagnosing gearbox bearing looseness on a wind turbine drive train.
- Jørgen Ellekjær
- Brüel & Kjær Vibro
Reducing Costs with ESA and MCA™ Technology
More than 300 million electric motors are used in infrastructure, large buildings, and industry globally. These motors account for about 2/3rds of the industrial power consumption. Electricity is required in almost all areas of the plant to provide the driving force that either operates the equipment that produces the products or provides the services that the plant’s equipment was built to perform..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
How to Analyse a Bearing Condition
This case study is done in association with a global rail company where VibCloud is utilised for ongoing locomotive monitoring for many years now. Case study demonstrates how to analyse vibration in order to determine bearing condition.
- Petar Spaseski
Looseness is not a force, but rather a reaction to a force. To treat looseness, one needs to understand what type of looseness we are experiencing...
- Dennis Swanepoel
Mechanical Looseness on a Spectrum
There are three types of mechanical looseness. In this quick tip, we will take a look at all three and what the causes are...
- Brian Shanovich
Continuous Condition Monitoring with Vibration Transmitters and Plant PLC’s
Predictive maintenance techniques have proven to be effective strategies to reduce unexpected machinery failure...
- Meredith Christman
- PCB Piezotronics
Vibration Monitoring for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
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