Monitoring system keeps small fault from becoming catastrophic

Segmented vibration analysis triggers timely shutdown

In the 200 ms it takes for one revolution of a crankshaft, everything can change. In that brief span of time, the structural integrity of a single concealed bolt can reach the breaking point, beginning a cascading series of events that causes the the catastrophic failure of an entire machine. Consequences may include not only hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment damage, maintenance expenses and lost productivity, but also possible emissions releases and serious threats to the safety of nearby personnel.

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