Posts tagged with: Vibration Analysis

Setting Up a Motor-Gearbox for Vibration Measurement

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By on May 25, 2017

Gearboxes are common in industry.  They are used to increase or decrease speed from the driver, provide increased torque, and change direction of power transmission.   There are two main types of commonly-used gearboxes:   GEARBOX TYPE Parallel or Standard Gearbox-one where the input and output shafts are parallel. Bevel or Right Angle Gearbox-one where […]

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MACHINERY VIBRATION PROBLEMS Part 3-Lubrication

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By on May 18, 2016

LUBRICATION Lubrication is sometimes incorrectly thought of as a job for unskilled workers, apprentices, or operators.  When I hear a maintenance person say, “I’m just an oiler”, I cringe a bit. Proper lubrication methods, formulations, quantities, and procedures are essential to machine reliability. A machine can no more do without lubrication than it can do […]

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VibrAlign Launches ONEPROD Line of Fully Integrated Condition Monitoring Hardware and Software

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By on February 10, 2016

VibrAlign, Inc., exclusive US distributor of FIXTURLASER brand alignment products, is proud to announce a major expansion to its product offerings; the ONEPROD line of integrated condition monitoring products, developed by VibrAlign’s new parent company, ACOEM S.A. The ONEPROD brand, which includes the HAWK, FALCON, EAGLE, MVX, and NEST, is designed to both fill gaps […]

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I Completed a Precision Shaft Alignment & the Vibration Level Increased!

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By on July 28, 2015

During the field portion of a recent training class vibration readings were taken before and after the precision shaft alignment of a pump and motor. This was done with a hand held vibration meter with a single plane accelerometer. The readings were approximately as follows: Motor NDE V-.07, H-.07, A-.11. Motor DE    V-.07 H-.07 Pump […]

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