SPM

Modern Vibration Analysis Following Bearing Damage Progression to Failure Mode

Imagine a vibration transducer mounted close to the load zone of a bearing (see figure 1). Also imagine that when a rolling element passes...
Vesconite

Pump Refurbishment Package Focuses on Energy Efficiency

An Australian company that specializes in both on-site and off-site pump refurbishment is finding that energy efficiency is an important driver in its refurbishment...
stagnation

Automated Hydrant Flushing Keeps Water Main Dead Ends in the Clear

Flushing of water distribution systems is critical to ensure customers receive the best water quality. Aging infrastructure, poor quality pipelines, and high...

Preventing Rust Formation with Electronic Water Treatment

The growing demand for water for industrial applications, power production and water supply has resulted in an increasing need for water treatment. The water...

Performance Evaluation for Rotary Vacuum Filters

Tristar, Ltd. is a manufacturer of fabricated components and equipment, including remanufactured filtration systems. The Encoded Digital Guidance (EDG) system is designed to improve...

Improving Cooling Tower Filtration: Part 2 of 2

The following case study describes one end-user’s experience with multiple filtration technologies and their inherent advantages and disadvantages in their cooling tower systems. In...

Torque Density vs. Durability

For a wide range of applications, disc couplings are the best solution to link a drive or other power source to rotating equipment. Even...

The Evolution of Lubrication Technology

When it comes to bearings, grease is often the lubricant of choice. However, over or under-greasing can cause overheating, lubricant deterioration, and eventual bearing...

Equipment Maintenance and Monitoring Best Practices

Pumping machinery is continually subjected to wear and tear and therefore is vulnerable to failure. Correct operation, timely maintenance, and upkeep of pumping station...
SpotSee

How Vibration Monitoring and Preventive Maintenance Increase Efficiency

In most scenarios, preventive maintenance is a more cost- and time-effective solution to increase efficiency rather than waiting for it to fail and having...