Machine Protection

Machine Protection is a main part of the PROGNOST®-SILver and also a part (module) of the PROGNOST®-NT. See the case studies which are telling you more about this topic.

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 [...]

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.

Abrupt Failures Demand Automatic Shutdown

2020-06-05T09:44:07+02:00Published Articles, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Customer Case Studies, Machine Protection|

Modern, online diagnostic and monitoring systems are great things to have for safe and reliable machinery operation. Condition based maintenance, increase of uptime, efficient repairs and short MTTR with maximum MTBM – all these concepts and goals can be realized with state-of-the-art technologies and services.

Early, Automatic, Online Failure Detection

2020-06-05T09:49:12+02:00Published Articles, Cases with PROGNOST®-NT, Customer Case Studies, Machine Protection|

In December 2007, the online monitoring system avoided a major and cost-intensive damage at one compressor. The permanent piston rod position monitoring detected a cracked respectively a virtually broken piston rod at the 1st stage. Prior to a complete rod failure, the machine had been automatically stopped and costly consequential damages have been avoided.

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