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Importance of Overall Vibration Measurements in Predictive Maintenance

Overall measurements can be used for identifying a developing fault in a piece of equipment. Overall measurements can be trended over time to make out the trend in machine health.

Ultrasound Monitoring for Predictive Maintenance

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Ultrasound can be effectively used for predictive and condition based maitnenance for detecting rubbing, lubrication, leaks, bearing and gear faults. It can also be used for detecting arcing in electrical equipment’s. Overview Sound waves with frequency over the human audible frequency range are called ultrasound. These are sound waves that have a frequency of 20…
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Vibration Sensors Types, Applications, Selection and Price

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Are you looking for vibration sensors for your rotating machines? Know how to evaluate and select the right sensor for your predictive maintenance. Measuring and analyzing vibration has got many applications across industries in today’s times. In this article, you are going to know detailed information about vibration sensors. You will be knowing here all…
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Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) for predictive maintenance of ultra low RPM machines

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Using conventional vibration monitoring on low RPM rotating machineries (RPM ~0 to 60) is difficult. Why? What are the usual measurements you need to make on low RPM machines? S.N. Parameter Sensor Measurement System 1. VibrationAccelerationVelocityDisplacement Minimum 500 mV/g low frequency accelerometer with low floor noise. You can also use a 100mV/g with an envelope…
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Predictive maintenance in automotive industry

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Why do we need to move towards Predictive maintenance of vehicles in the automotive industry? As we know we are moving towards Industrial 4.0 and predictive maintenance is playing a vital role in it. Similarly, Automobile industries also started adopting predictive maintenance at a very high scale (Especially Electric Vehicles) to rip benefits of it….
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Gearbox Condition Monitoring Software

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This article explains how condition based maintenance and predictive maintenance techniques like vibration analysis can be used for improving gear box reliability. Gearbox normally used for transmission of power between Electrical, mechanical or hydraulic devices, or different components within the same system.  Gearboxes consist of a different range of gear types, like worm gears, bevel…
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Bearing Condition Monitoring

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Bearing condition monitoring industry 4.0 manufacturing captures bearing failure lead to loss of billions via shutdowns. Wana Save! How? Let’s get into this. By using Bearing condition monitoring techniques we can reduce costly shutdowns by detecting various types of failure at very early stages. Bearing is an essential part of rotating machines and to monitor…
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Infrared Thermography (Thermal Scanning)

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What is Thermography (Thermal Scanning)? SPECTRIAL BANDS RANGE (µm) DETECTOR MATERIALS APPLICATIONS NIR 0.74-1 SiO2 Telecommunications SWIR 1-3 InGaAs, PBS Remote Sensing MWIR 3-5 InSb, PbSe, PtSi, HgCdTe High-Temperature inspection(Indoor Scientific research) LWIR 8-14 HgCdTe Ambient temperature(Outdoor Industrial Inspection) VLWIR 14-1000 – Spectrometry, astronomy How does Thermal Camera Work? Thermal Camera Detects Infrared energy emitted…
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What is Corrective Maintenance?

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Are you looking to know about corrective maintenance. This article will give you a proper understanding of the term – Corrective Maintenance. And you will also know about other maintenance strategies, and which strategy is best for optimum machinery performance inside a manufacturing plant. What is Corrective Maintenance? As the name tells you, corrective maintenance…
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What is vibration analysis in Maintenance?

What is vibration analysis in Maintenance?

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What is Vibration Analysis? Vibration analysis is the process of gathering vibration levels from the surface of machinery and then analyzing them to detect various faults or failures developing inside it. The vibration levels are gathered with the help of vibration capturing sensors called accelerometers. What defects can be captured with the Vibration Analysis Method?…
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