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ARTICLE: Top 5 industrial applications for vibration sensors - 1

Top 5 industrial vibration sensor applications

Maintenance professionals may not realize how using vibration sensors can improve facility efficiency. Learn about which industrial sectors can benefit from vibration sensors.
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  • Row of motors for HVAC system

    Transients and voltage unbalance

    The electrical power issues that most frequently affect industrial plants include voltage sags and swells, harmonics, transients, and voltage and current unbalance.
  • Power Monitoring Fluke 3540fc

    Case study: Fluke power monitor saves California wastewater plant thousands of dollars

    Read the wastewater plant case study on how the Fluke 3540 Power Monitor paid for itself in five months by eliminating the need to use contractors.
  • Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Most problems with single-phase motors involve the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor(s). If the problem is in the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor, the motor is usually serviced and repaired. However, if the motor is more than 10 years old and less than 1 HP, the motor is usually replaced. If the motor is less than 1/8 HP, it is almost always replaced.

  • Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    With the push to energy independence and renewable energy sources, HVAC technicians need to know how to troubleshoot photovoltaic systems
  • 729 pressure calibrator

    How a power facility reduced 40% of calibration time

    Many facilities, such as power plants or production facilities, depend on a strong preventive maintenance program. These programs are essential to keep processes running safely and efficiently.

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Regular infrared inspections can help keep systems running safely, efficiently

Regular infrared inspections can help keep systems running safely, efficiently

Infrared cameras are ideal for finding apparent temperature differences between components or materials that can point to a potential problem.

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A new control valve testing process

Proportional smart control valves play critical roles in process industries. Accurately assessing valve performance, however, can be a cumbersome routine.
Why clean power is critical to smooth operations

Why clean power is critical to smooth operations

When optimizing productivity in industry, energy use is one of the few inputs you can readily control.

11 things to look for in thermal imaging software

11 Key Features in Thermal Imaging Software

Guide to key features in thermal imaging software and how to get the most out of your infrared camera.