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Eddy Current (Proximity Probe) Transducer Installation: Part 1 Radial Vibration
Eddy Current (Proximity Probe) Transducer Installation: Part 1 Radial Vibration Eddy Current Transducers (Proximity Probes) are the vibration transducer of choice when installing vibrat
Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation
Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation Improve Reliability and Performance with a TSI from STI Vibration Monitoring STIís Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation (TSI) Systems provide cont
Field Application Note: Reverse Dial Alignment
Courtesy of STI Vibration Monitoring Inc. www.stiweb.com Misalignment can be the most usual cause for unacceptable operation and high vibration levels. New facilities or new equipm
Balancing
Balancing Unbalance is a very common source of high vibration that is identified by excessive levels of vibration amplitudes at a frequency that is synchronous with machine speed. Possib
Eccentricity
Eccentricity Shaft Eccentricity plays a very important role as part of a Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation (TSI) System on large steam turbines and should be included in retro-fit p
Fault Detection / OK Circuits
Fault Detection / OK Circuits Over the years, two methods of vibration transducer fault detection have become prominent: OK Circuits and Fault Detection Circuits. The objective of b
Journal Bearings
Journal Bearings Industrial machinery with high horsepower and high loads, such as steam turbines, centrifugal compressors, pumps and motors, utilize journal bearings as rotor supports.
Reciprocating Compressors
Reciprocating Compressors Reciprocating Compressors are utilized in all manufacturing industries. Because these machines are capable of providing high pressure along with variable loading,
Reverse Dial Alignment
Reverse Dial Alignment Mis-alignment can be the most usual cause for unacceptable operation and high vibration levels. New facilities or new equipment installations are often plagued
Thrust Position
Thrust Position Thrust Position Monitoring was one of the earliest applications for Eddy Current Transducers. When utilized for this application, it is one of the most important componen
Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation 1
Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation 1 Specification of a Turbine Supervisory Instrumentation (TSI) system can be an exhausting process when the individual parameters must be specified
Lubrication - Glossary of lubrication terms
Maintenance knowledge: Lubrication - Glossary of lubrication terms Thickener or soap Thickener or soap is the system, which holds the oil and/or additives together to enable the lubricati