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Shutdown of Machine preventing Consequential Damage

Crosshead vibration initiated immediate shutdown of the machine preventing consequential damage

Early Indication allows to schedule Maintenance – Outer Race Fault in Bearing of Gearbox

The PROGNOST®-Predictor system shows first increasing confidence values on the HFE spectrum for the Bearing Bottom Torsion Shaft on August 07th in...

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Gear Pump with Gear Failure

This case study illustrates how PROGNOST®-Predictor detected impacting in the time waveform of the gear pump along with a ticking sound coming...
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Screencasts of PROGNOST®-NT and PROGNOST®-Predictor now available on our Website

Get a first impression about the intuitive usage of the PROGNOST® software

PROGNOST®-Predictor User Forum a Success!

The 2019 Bearing, Gearbox, and Extruder Monitoring Seminar wrapped up yesterday to uniform praise and thanks from attendees. Attendees appreciated the training,...
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New Video: Ringbuffer and Data Recorder for Root Cause Analyses after machine trip

How a ringbufffer, or flight recorder, works and how operators can benefit.

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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,...

    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...

    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...
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    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...

    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...