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Technical articles published in magazines like CompressorTech2, Hydrocarbon Processing, PTQ, Gas Compression

New offices for PROGNOST Systems Inc. in Webster near Houston, TX

In 2020 PROGNOST Systems Inc. relocated inside of the greater Houston Area. The NASA Bypass Business Park is the new home of our US subsidiary. In a magazine an interesting article was published. Read more

2022-11-11T12:29:06+01:0021. January 2021|

Condition Monitoring on a reciprocating compressor in a shale oil plant

Reciprocating compressors are often used to handle very dirty and corrosive gases that have a negative impact on component lifetime [...]

2020-11-10T07:47:40+01:0010. July 2020|

Early Stage Recognition of unusual Wear Conditions at a Refinery in Texas

Residual abrasive contaminants in new process units can cause rapid wear out of rider bands in reciprocating compressors. Those abnormal wear conditions can be detected at an early stage by continuously monitoring the proximity measures. As a result, costly damages to the compressors can be avoided.

2022-11-09T13:30:15+01:009. May 2018|

Get the Profit: Return on Investment of Condition Monitoring Systems

Condition monitoring can substantially reduce the cost of consequence by avoiding catastrophic failures and reducing the frequency of incidents by providing realtime and continuous diagnoses of bad actors and all relevant components.

2020-06-05T09:50:11+02:0027. February 2018|

The Filter Setting Challenge: Read Report in Hydrogen Engineering Magazine

Robert Eisenmann Jr., BP Refining Technology and Engineering, USA and Oliver Franz, PROGNOST, Germany, outline important considerations when using crosshead acceleration and frame velocity to monitor and protect a reciprocating compressor

2022-11-09T13:36:06+01:0022. August 2017|

Monitoring System keeps small Fault from becoming catastrophic – Segmented Analysis

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

2022-11-10T16:09:00+01:008. August 2017|
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