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Sensor positions on Reciprocating Compressors

Best practices for sensor mounting to obtain perfect signals for Online Condition Monitoring and Machine Protection of Rotating Equipment. This includes acceleration sensors, velocity...

Vibration Segmentation

Why radial and piston compressors each require special analyses for vibration monitoring? Because both machine types have very different operating principles. The main difference is that...

Implementation of a Condition Monitoring System on a hydraulically-driven Hyper Compressor

This presentation was given by Mirko Graf of Innospec Leuna GmbH during the 13th LDPE Plant Improvement Conference 2018 Download PDF: Implementation of CMS on a Hyper Compressor

PROGNOST®-NT Upgrade V20

Monitoring and online diagnostics of Rotating Equipment Rotating Equipment forms the majority of production assets. Pumps, compressors and gearboxes are irreplaceable in the oil, gas...

Timely trip of a LDPE hyper compressor

Monitored Machine The monitored machine is a secondary high pressure compressor (Hyper) in Ethylene service of LDPE production line. What happened? Sequence of events On March...

Detection of a damaged crankshaft bearing

Information about monitored Machine Hitachi-Buckhardt Hyper Compressor F10 10 cylinders, 2 stages, in Ethylene service for LDPE production Speed: 189 rpm Power: 11 186...

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:  Natural Gas Sequence of events: On...

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...

Early detection of rider band and piston ring failure

Shutdown due to high values of Peak-To-Peak and Piston rod position of the Booster cylinder. Monitored compressor: Booster Primary, Burckhardt Compression B5C 1.65 4 cylinders,...

PROGNOST® for LNG

PROGNOST Systems has earned the distinction of being the recognized leader in the field of Asset Performance Management for critical rotating machines. The company...