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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.
  • 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
  • 14 ways hidden air leaks wreak havoc on equipment

    14 ways hidden air leaks wreak havoc on equipment

    How the ii900 Acoustic Imager air leak detector can help you find the root cause of equipment issues and prevent costly downtime.
  • Fluke 3561 FC

    Easy-to-install Fluke sensors help you track conditional change

    Continuously monitoring asset health is critical to avoiding unplanned downtime. Fluke devices help you track conditional change 24/7 and are easy to install.

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According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Recommended Practices for Health and Safety Programs, a 50-person plant typically can increase productivity by 13% and save more than $265,000 in faulty products by implementing a rigorous safety and health program.
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Chasing "ghost" trips in GFCI-protected circuits

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