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Company (LDPE industry) avoided costs, by trusting Machine Monitoring System

Detection of various valve failures on LDPE hyper compressor within the six weeks of operation saved 250 million USD in production loss

Use of a Condition Monitoring System on a Hyper Compressor

Mirko Graf (Innospec Leuna GmbH) showed this presentation during the 13th LDPE Plant Improvement Conference. He explained all the details about sensor positions and use. Also the first results of the 24 hour 365 days monitoring are shown and explained in the [...]

Detected misalignment in the input shaft bearing – Successful shutdown of MAAG gearbox

PROGNOST®-Predictor successfully detected misalignment in the input shaft bearing that progresses to imbalance within 15 minutes, allowing the extruder line to be successfully shutdown before additional damage occurred. The MAAG gearbox in service since 2013. Pic 1: Gearbox showing oil residue on [...]

Early detection of rider ring damage on a Free Floating Piston

Application Thomasen piston compressor2 throws, 2 stagesMedium: HydrogenCapacity control: HydroCOM The compressor has a „Free Floating Piston“ system with non-lubricated cylinder (for lifetime optimization of rider rings) and a mini-lube stuffing box seal. This machine combines the Free Floating Piston system with [...]

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