Customer case studies

Customer case studies are real life cases reporting advantages of Online Condition Monitoring and Machine Protection.

Detection of a damaged crankshaft bearing

2020-06-05T09:47:36+02:00Customer Case Studies, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Hyper Compressor, News, Online Condition Monitoring|

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

Early detection of rider ring damage on a Free Floating Piston

2020-06-05T09:49:02+02:00Knowledge Hub, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Customer Case Studies, Reciprocating Machinery|

Application Thomassen piston compressor2 throws, 2 stagesMedium: HydrogenCapacity control: HydroCOM The compressor has a „Free Floating Piston“ system with non-lubricated [...]

Early detection of rider band and piston ring failure

2020-06-05T09:48:58+02:00Customer Case Studies, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Online Condition Monitoring|

Shutdown due to high values of Peak-To-Peak and Piston rod position of the Booster cylinder. Monitored compressor Booster Primary, Burckhardt [...]

Consequential damages of failed lubrication

2020-06-05T09:46:58+02:00Customer Case Studies, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Machine Protection, Online Condition Monitoring|

PROGNOST® successfully detected irregularities during the supply of lube oil at the crosshead. Based on two case studies, the following [...]

Monitoring world´s largest LDPE compressor

2020-06-05T09:52:34+02:00Customer Case Studies, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Hyper 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 Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) plant is in operation since 2009. The Tasnee LDPE process is designed for 400 KTA. This experience report provides an in-depth look in the daily routine of state-of-the-art compressor operation with a special focus on maintenance efficiency.

Lube oil camouflages component failures

2020-06-05T09:52:24+02:00Customer Case Studies, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Hyper Compressor, Machine Protection, Published Articles|

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.

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