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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
Bearing Failure Modes
Bearing Failure Modes This application note presents specific failure modes associated with machinery having journal bearings. Signal measurements presented here are time waveforms that
Comparing Vibration Readings
Comparing Vibration Readings Comparing vibration level readings taken by different types of instruments and transducers can be very confusing and can lead to mistrust of the systems involve
Differential / Rotor Expansion
Differential / Rotor Expansion Differential Expansion (DE) and/or Rotor Expansion (RE) are very important measurements usually supplied by the Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) as part of a
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
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,
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
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.
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
Field Wiring
Field Wiring There are a number of items to consider when installing a permanently mounted vibration monitoring system. One of the most critical considerations is the selection and insta
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
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