Have you thought about your condition monitoring/predictive maintenance program and how is it helping your organization to extend the mean time between failures of your assets or is it helping you perform better planning scheduling of work and preventing catastrophic failures?
- Tod Baer
- Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc.
In many cases, the quality of the power supplied to the motor system may be the cause of a breakdown or failure. The result of poor “power quality” is usually long term and often overlooked as the source or contributor to the problem. Knowing the quality of the incoming power, along with the mechanical and electrical condition of motor and the mechanical condition of the drive are important at all facilities to maintain uptime & save money...
- Bill Kruger
- ALL-TEST Pro
The Intelligent Condition Monitoring Box also known as iCOMOX is an open-source sensor fusion platform designed for Condition-based Monitoring (CbM) applications. The iCOMOX can measure vibration, sound, temperature, and magnetic field displacement. This device can...
- Richard Matsick
- Analog Devices, Inc
Dara O’Sullivan, System Applications Manager at Analog Devices, answers questions about technology trends in Condition based Monitoring as well as how to get application insights and choose the best sensing solution for your system requirements.
- Dara O'Sullivan
- Analog Devices, Inc
When measuring on a gearbox with a vibration transducer, you almost always see a clear gear mesh signature in the spectrum; regardless if the gearbox is in mint condition or an older, worn gearbox, you still see the gear mesh. The mechanical explanation of this phenomenon can be found when studying the interaction of the teeth involved...
- Tim Sundstrom
- SPM Instrument
A large power utility in Hawaii was looking for more frequent condition monitoring on their Balance of Plant (BOP) generation assets. They had experienced significant equipment failures that occurred between their scheduled quarterly walkaround condition monitoring routes. They decided to trial Petasense technology on 8-10 assets...
- Ken Madsen
Broken or fractured rotor bars are found as elevated Pole Pass Frequency (PPF) sidebands of line fre- quency (LF). PPF is calculated using the synchronous speed minus the running speed times the number of poles..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC