Broken Crankshaft on a 2 Cylinder Compressor
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Lars Klinger, BAYERNOIL Raffineriegesellschaft mbH
Udo Wilmes, PROGNOST Systems GmbH
Time: 09:00 to 09:30 or 16:00 to 16:30 (CEST)
The focus element of this case study is the crankshaft. Over a very long period of time, a crack in the crankshaft has propagated in the base material until finally the relatively abrupt failure occurs and destroyed the crankshaft.