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Compressor Valve Monitoring

Compressor Valve
Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the most common online condition monitoring technologies PROGNOST Systems’ failure mode survey of most common reciprocating compressor failure modes shows valve failures among the most frequent root cause of unplanned compressor shutdowns. New valve designs and improved materials have been...

Relationship between machine protection and condition monitoring

Machine
Bridging the gap Summary In the process industry, it is still common that users strictly separate machine protection equipment from condition monitoring. Machine operators frequently face a time-consuming troubleshooting based on minimum diagnostic data e.g. from the DCS system. For many years, flight data recorders have...

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Sensor simulation device PROGNOST®-SenSim patented

PROGNOST®-SenSim is a portable device for the simulation of sensor signals. It simulates static and dynamic signals for measuring loop test routines. With PROGNOST®-SenSim,...
PROGNOST-SILver

PROGNOST®-SILver

PROGNOST®-SILver is a flexible and fast platform for integrated asset protection. It offers everything operators and instrumentation professionals call for All this in one rack. This system is designed to provide machinery protection while maximizing production uptime.

PROGNOST®-SenSim

PROGNOST®-SenSim is a portable device for the simulation of sensor signals. It simulates static and dynamic signals for measuring loop test routines.

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    Tasnee facility

    Monitoring world´s largest LDPE compressor

    The Tasnee facility has 5 different plants. Next to the PDH (Propane Dehydrogenation), EC (Ethylene Cracker), PP (Polypropylene) and HDPE (High Density Polyethylene), the...

    Early detection of rider band and piston ring failure

    Shutdown due to high values of Peak-To-Peak and Piston rod position of the Booster cylinder. Monitored compressor: Booster Primary, Burckhardt Compression B5C 1.65 4 cylinders,...

    Pulp & Paper industry: Roll Barring

    Roll barring is very common in the press and calendars sections with rolls that are nipped together. This example is in a Soft Nip...

    Detection of bearing failure in a large extruder gearbox

    Introduction After a longer failure history with this gearbox, the customer decided to replace the installed spot measurement by a reliable online monitoring system. The...
    Hyper

    Lube oil camouflages component failures

    This case study demonstrates a case where – after a safety shutdown – a hyper compressor in LDPE service was restarted after it was...

    Intelligent Machine Monitoring

    New video series deepens your knowledge for Predictive Maintenance

    PROGNOST Systems started a new video series to spread the knowledge we have, based on real-life experiences, millions of monitored machine operating hours and...