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Extruder Train Diagnostics

Essential Capabilities Every Monitoring and Diagnostic System Must Have A Straightforward Guide to Extruder Train Diagnostics Monitoring takes place on the...

PROGNOST® for LNG

PROGNOST Systems has earned the distinction of being the recognized leader in the field of Asset Performance Management for...

PROGNOST® for LDPE

Monitoring in LDPE service Monitoring of machines in LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) service demands a highly adaptable and reliable technology....

PROGNOST®-SILver

PROGNOST®-SILver is a flexible and fast platform for integrated asset protection. It offers everything operators and instrumentation professionals call for All this in one rack. This system is designed to provide machinery protection while maximizing production uptime.

PROGNOST®-SenSim

PROGNOST®-SenSim is a portable device for the simulation of sensor signals. It simulates static and dynamic signals for measuring loop test routines.

PROGNOST®-Predictor

PROGNOST®-Predictor helps you to manage critical areas in your process. Whether your priority is to reduce off-quality production, increase efficiency, lengthen equipment life or reduce unscheduled downtime, this solution offers management tools and expert advice to help you to achieve your goals. Combining all of the PROGNOST®-Predictor capabilities results in optimal health of your machine and supports your Preventive Maintenance to Predictive Maintenance management.

PROGNOST®-NT

PROGNOST®-NT is the perfect solution for critical and uncritical Rotating Equipment. Machine operators who need to extend their MTBM (Meantime between Maintenance) by early failure detection rely on at least some of the PROGNOST®-NT software modules.

Timely trip of a LDPE hyper compressor

Machine data Secondary high pressure compressor (Hyper) in Ethylene service for LDPE production Sequence of events On March 29, the Hyper...

Detection of a damaged crankshaft bearing

Machine data Hitachi-Buckhardt Hyper Compressor F10 10 cylinders, 2 stages, in Ethylene service for LDPE production Speed: 189 rpm ...

Lube oil in compression chamber

Machine data NEA (Neumann Esser) horizontal reciprocating compressor 4 throws, 1 stage in Natural gas service Inlet pressure: 33...

Pulp & Paper industry: Roll Barring

Roll barring is very common in the press and calendars sections with rolls that are nipped together. This example...

Early detection of rider ring damage on a Free Floating Piston

Application: Thomassen piston compressor 2 throws, 2 stages Medium: Hydrogen Capacity control: HydroCOM The compressor has a „Free Floating Piston“...

Restart after trip: Broken suction valve caused serious cylinder damage

Application: Plant:  Gas Injection Compressor in Middle East Machine:  Nuovo Pignone, horizontal compressor Design:  4 Throws, 3 Stages Medium: ...

Early Recognition of abnormal Wear Conditions

Residual abrasive contaminants in new process units can cause rapid wear of rider bands in reciprocating compressors. Those abnormal wear conditions can be detected...

SIL and functional safety in rotating equipment

Unravelling the terminology and meaning of safety integrity level and functional safety in rotating equipment SIL (Safety Integrity Level) is a very important safety indicator...
Safe and efficient operation of reciprocating compressors

A Practical Guide: How to select Online Condition Monitoring Systems

Experts worldwide agree – the only way to ensure safe, reliable, efficient, economical operation of reciprocating compressors is to monitor them continuously and take...
automatic diagnosis

Challenges associated with the application of automatic diagnosis to Rotating Euqipment

The past 20 years have seen continuous progress in the technological means available for monitoring the condition of Rotating Equipment. For years, machine protection...
Überwachungssystem

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...
PROGNOST-SILver

Machine monitoring/protection/shutdown now in one SIL 3 certified device

PROGNOST®-SILver sets a higher benchmark for protection and uptime of reciprocating compressors and rotating equipment Machine monitoring/protection/shutdown now in one SIL 3 certified device Rheine, Germany:...