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Vibration testing for condition-based maintenance, to reduce costs and production losses. Mechanics of testing, analyzing roller bearing faults.
Vibration can result from a number of conditions, acting alone or in combination. Keep in mind that vibration problems might be caused by auxiliary equipment, not just the primary equipment.
One would be hard-pressed to find a facility manager who doesn’t want maintenance operations to run as smoothly as possible. Detecting signs of motor components failure becomes easier when combined with a preventive vibration program.
Sometimes vibration in industrial equipment is a symptom or even a cause of trouble; other times, it is part of normal machine operation.
Wireless testing survey results with comments and insights from Fluke tool users
Maintenance professionals may not realize how using vibration sensors can improve facility efficiency. Learn about which industrial sectors can benefit from vibration sensors.
Vibration screening helps maintenance and reliability teams avoid rotating machine failure.
Identifying the severity of a problem by looking at data can be difficult. Color-coded, varying severity alarms enable maintenance managers to make better data-driven decisions.
90 percent of machine faults fall into four main categories: misalignment, imbalance, looseness, or bearing wear. Using root cause analysis can help you identify where a problem began and what caused it.
The Fluke 810 Vibration Tester locates and identifies the four most common types of mechanical faults and allows for quick and easy assessments of overall machine health.
Glossary of Vibration Terms
Breaking down the process and rationale for successfully adding these sensors for condition monitoring
To use vibration sensors, many maintenance and reliability personnel believe they have to be a vibration expert. For some sensors, this may be true. However, for the 3561 FC Vibration Sensors paired with Fluke Connect™ Condition Monitoring (FCCM) software, expertise is not required.
Figuring out which assets should be screened for vibration can be difficult. Installing vibration monitoring sensors on key assets can increase uptime and reduce costs.
Screening is an economical way to monitor assets by automating data collection. Learn more about the benefits of implementing vibration monitoring in your plant.
Limited resources can make monitoring all vital plant equipment difficult, if not impossible. That’s where a condition monitoring system with wireless sensors monitoring comes in.
Wireless sensors paired with condition monitoring software can improve reliability programs, decrease costs and increase uptime.
Most machines have rotating parts, and rotating parts vibrate. Measuring how and how much those parts vibrate can tell you a lot about the health of a machine.
Follow the experiences with wireless test tools of electrician Chipper Stohl of AECI, as he works primarily in emergency troubleshooting and repair, with some installation and maintenance.
CNX 3000 wireless test tool field trial by electrical contractor AECI in industrial facilities: trouble call applications
New stroboscope helps frontline mechanical troubleshooting teams precisely measure machine rotation and oscillation without shutting down the equipment.
Preventing machine failure by detecting the first signs of trouble