Vibration is a characteristic of virtually all industrial machines. When vibration increases beyond normal levels, it may indicate only normal wear - or it may be a sign or source of trouble such as shaft misalignment and signal the need for further assessment of the underlying causes, or for immediate maintenance action.
Understanding why vibration occurs and how it manifests itself is a key first step toward preventing vibration from causing trouble in the production environment.
But how can the plant maintenance professional tell the difference between acceptable, normal vibration, and the kind of vibration that requires immediate attention to service or replace troubled equipment?
Make go or no-go maintenance decisions with confidence. The Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter is the most reliable vibration screening device available for front-line mechanical troubleshooting teams that need repeatable, severity-scaled readings of overall vibration and bearing condition. With the 805 FC you can get authorization to take next steps in an instant if machine health is at risk via Fluke Connect® Share-Live video call. Now you can save and share vibration readings directly with your team from the field*.
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Fluke redefines mechanical troubleshooting and vibration analysis with a revolutionary product: Fluke 810 Vibration Tester, the most advanced troubleshooting tool for mechanical maintenance teams. Typical vibration analyzers and software are intended for monitoring machine condition over the longer term, but they require special training and investment that may not be possible in many companies.
The Fluke 830 Laser Alignment Tool utilizes the same intuitive user interface as Fluke 810 making it easy to quickly complete machine alignments without extensive training. The Fluke 810 Vibration Tester and Fluke 830 Laser Alignment Tool are designed specifically for maintenance professionals who need to troubleshoot mechanical and shaft alignment problems and quickly understand the root cause of equipment condition.