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PROGNOST® used for plunger pump troubleshooting

Plunger pump
Integrating a new reciprocating pump into an existing system PROGNOST®-NT system used to troubleshoot installation of water-wash pump at refinery In past few years, the rising demand to increase efficiency of production plants has initiated many extension and de-bottlenecking projects in the oil and gas industry. Many...

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...

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PROGNOST-SILver

First PROGNOST®-SILver of new generation commissioned at CATS Terminal (UK)

In July 2018, the first PROGNOST®-SILver of the new generation started at CATS (Central Area Transmission System) in England. The site is a Natural...

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,...

Order received: Germany located polyolefins producer opts for PROGNOST®-Predictor

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.
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,...
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...

Babbitt metal wear on crosshead

Machine data: Manufacturer: Ariel Drive power: 6150 kW (8636 hp) Speed: 700 rpm 6 cylinder Double acting, 2 stages Suction pressure: 40 bar Discharge...

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...