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Good Vibrations?

Reciprocating compressors
Does frame vibration offer effective protection for reciprocating compressors? For decades, reciprocating compressor monitoring was not a high priority; centrifugal machines were always the focus of operators and monitoring equipment investments. The reasons for this are partially based on the high number of centrifugal compressors,...

Lube oil camouflages component failures

Hyper
This case study demonstrates a case where – after a safety shutdown – a hyper compressor in LDPE service was restarted after it was tripped which led to severe damage within the compressor. The PROGNOST®-NT Monitoring system features an automatic safety shutdown when a pre-defined...

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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 a damaged crankshaft bearing

    Information about monitored Machine Hitachi-Buckhardt Hyper Compressor F10 10 cylinders, 2 stages, in Ethylene service for LDPE production Speed: 189 rpm Power: 11 186...

    Timely trip of a LDPE hyper compressor

    Monitored Machine The monitored machine is a secondary high pressure compressor (Hyper) in Ethylene service of LDPE production line. What happened? Sequence of events On March...

    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...