Residual abrasive contaminants in new process units can cause rapid wear of rider bands in reciprocating compressors. Those abnormal wear conditions can be detected at an early stage by continuously monitoring the proximity measures. As a result, costly damages to the compressors can be...
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...
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,...
This customer operates HDPE lines that are monitored with PROGNOST®-Predictor predecessor product SmartAdvisor. This discontinued system will be replaced with the patented monitoring technology of PROGNOST®-Predictor.
This years upgrade of the leading gearbox monitoring software PROGNOST®-Predictor will make the users life more easy than ever before. Not only new analyses...
Customer Case Studies
- Hyper Compressor
- Bearings and Gears
- Machine Protection
- Online Condition Monitoring
- Reciprocating Machinery
- Technical Article
- Vibration Monitoring
- Saudi Arabia
- Pulp and Paper
- Unsolicited application
The Tasnee facility has 5 different plants. Next to the PDH (Propane Dehydrogenation), EC (Ethylene Cracker), PP (Polypropylene) and HDPE (High Density Polyethylene), the...
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,...
Machine data: Manufacturer: Ariel Drive power: 6150 kW (8636 hp) Speed: 700 rpm 6 cylinder Double acting, 2 stages Suction pressure: 40 bar Discharge...
This case study demonstrates a case where – after a safety shutdown – a hyper compressor in LDPE service was restarted after it was...