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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 […]

Monitoring Rotating Machine in Four-Channel Clarity

Posted in Asset Optimization, Plant Equipment on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Portable Vibration Analyzer-Human Centered Design Style, I mentioned four-channel analysis plus phase capability. I checked with Emerson’s Johan Van Puyenbroeck to explain what this means for process manufacturing maintenance professionals. Multi-channel means the ability to collect data from multiple inputs. Triaxial (triax) accelerometers can measure vibration in the x-, y-, and […]