Posts Tagged ‘Drew Mackley’

Running Bump Test Helps Spot Machinery Resonance

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014. 4 comments so far
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Operating rotating equipment at resonant frequencies can damage or destroy the equipment and create dangerous situations for nearby personnel. Understanding where these frequencies may exist is critical to safe and reliable operations. In this 4:51 YouTube video, Running Bump Test for Resonance Detection, Emerson’s Drew Mackley shows how tests can be performed while the rotating […]

Diagnostics to Detect Rotating Machinery Misalignment

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. 5 comments so far
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Let’s continue our route-based maintenance video series with a look at diagnostics to detect misalignment issues on rotating machinery. In this 5:53 YouTube video, Misalignment Detection: Cross Channel Phase and Fault Frequencies, Emerson’s Drew Mackley demonstrates the analysis provided to data collected by portable vibration analyzers in route-based maintenance applications. He emphasizes the CSI 2140 […]

Monitoring Turbomachinery Sleeve Bearings

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014. No comments yet
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Let’s end this U.S. 4th of July Independence day holiday-shortened workweek with a 3:27 YouTube video on Sleeve Bearing Monitoring with Dual Orbits. Emerson’s Drew Mackley explains how this type of bearing is mostly found in turbomachinery and involves displacement probes rather than accelerometers commonly used in other types of rotating machinery. These displacement probes […]

Improving Safety and Efficiency in Route-Based Maintenance

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, May 8th, 2014. No comments yet
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When it comes to manually collecting vibration data on rotating equipment in your facility, getting it safely and efficiently is important—especially if there is a large number of assets. In this 3:54 YouTube video, CSI 2140 Speed Test, Emerson’s Mark Granger and Drew Mackley demonstrate how triaxial accelerometers coupled with the simultaneous four-channel data collection […]

Connecting Remote Reliability Experts with Plant Maintenance Technicians

Posted in Asset Optimization, Plant Equipment, Reliability on Friday, April 11th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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It’s been a whirlwind two weeks circling the globe—first last week in Stuttgart, Germany for the Emerson Exchange conference and then this week at our office in Manila, the Philippines. I’m back now in Austin blogging and catching up. Let’s close the week with a short 2:27 YouTube video from Emerson’s Drew Mackley and Johan […]