Avoiding ‘crater maintenance’ and the ‘doom loop’ Reciprocating compressors have a reputation as bad actors among the rotating equipment fleet, showing the highest number of damages while being process critical at the same time. Although this is a crucial combination, insufficient protection and condition monitoring systems...
Monitoring and diagnostics for reciprocating compressors A guide to the purpose and terminology of monitoring systems that ensure effective operation of reciprocating compressors The only way to ensure safe, reliable, efficient and economical operation of reciprocating compressors is to monitor them continuously and to take appropriate...
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...