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


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


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


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 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.

New Video: How to detect valve failures with automated pV diagram analyses

How automated pV diagram analyses detect valve failures

LDPE Company avoided cost, as high as 250 M by trusting early failure detection

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

Startup monitoring of LDPE Hyper compressor

After two months of unscheduled downtime, the customer asked our Customer Support team for support during compressor...

Emergency trip avoids consequential damage

Crosshead vibration initiated immediate shutdown of the machine preventing consequential damage

Early indication allowed scheduled maintenance – Outer race fault in gearbox

The PROGNOST®-Predictor system showed first increasing Confidence Factor values on the HFE spectrum for the Bearing Bottom...


This case study illustrates how PROGNOST®-Predictor detected impacting in the time waveform of the gear pump along...

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

Practical Guide: How to source systems for Predictive Maintenance (PdM)

Safe, reliable and efficient Predictive Maintenance technology. Ask the right question to your CMS vendor. Choose best system for your Rotating Equipment.
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...

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...

The Filter Setting Challenge

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