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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 […]

What is Damaging Your Plant Machinery?

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. One comment so far
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“Why do some machines fail early, while others operate for many additional years?” Emerson’s Ray Garvey and Spectro‘s Pat Henning open with this great question in a Machinery Lubrication article, Identifying Root Causes of Machinery Damage with Condition Monitoring. Ray and Pat point to eight sources that can damage your plant’s machinery including: …abrasion, corrosion, […]

Condition Monitoring of Hydroelectric Plants

Posted in Asset Optimization, Power on Sunday, April 6th, 2014. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas MorrisThings are not getting easier for the power industry as it experiences increasing complexity with dispatching generating units. Because dispatching is determined by a host of factors including cost, demand, transmission, environmental constraints and unit availability, the dispatch stack at a typical utility is different when compared to years ago when renewable power […]

Mobile Device Task-Based Procedures for Vibration Analyzers

Posted in Asset Optimization, Technologies on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. No comments yet
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The growing impact of smart phones and tablet technology continue to impact our everyday lives, including our world of process automation. I heard from some friends on Emerson’s Machinery Health Management team of a new mobile site, the CSI 2140 Mobile Procedure. It provides maintenance personnel access to instructions for common vibration analysis tasks from […]

Users Discussing Portable Vibration Analyzer Experiences Webinar Series

Posted in Asset Optimization, Event, Reliability on Friday, December 6th, 2013. No comments yet
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If you’re a maintenance professional or have responsibility for the reliability of your plant assets, I want to share that the Asset Optimization team is conducting a series of “Ask the Expert” webinars on the CSI 2140 vibration analyzer. The neat part is that these webinars include customers who have put these portable vibration analyzers […]