Failure mechanisms such as misalignment, balance, or lubrication issues can cause machinery failure. Many of these problems can be identified using standard non-destructive testing (NDT) methods including vibration analysis, infrared thermography, and tribology....
- Trent Martz
- IVC Technologies
View a few maintenance tips for protecting cooling towers and stopping any unplanned downtime with your equipment. Knowing the best detection technologies available today and how these can best be used, maintenance engineers can not only prevent failure but also significantly maximize machine uptime.
- Chris Hansford
- Hansford Sensors
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
We can use vibration analysis to see what goes on in the interface between moving surfaces and, therefore, catch potential problems there...
- Ray Garvey