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White Paper | Digitizing Vibration-Based Condition Monitoring

Grant Gerke | July 20, 2017

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This white paper provides a workforce perspective on automating the process of acquiring vibration data on rotating equipment, along with engineering practices and a case study on condition monitoring with wind turbines — fastest growing profession in the U.S. is a wind turbine technician.

1707wp_proftechnikThe white paper comes from German-based PRUFTECHNIK Inc. and here’s an excerpt of the white paper:

In this white paper we are exploring how these new technologies will empower technicians and engineers to efficiently and accurately predict and analyze wear and damages in rotating equipment and how these new technologies are boosting the effectiveness of the vibration analyst. The result is an accrued efficiency of industrial production units, marine vessels and offshore units, rendering them safer, less polluting and more profitable.

If the skill of vibration analysts could be used mainly to analyze problems rather than going through huge amounts of data or walking through the factory to collect data, then this would decuple the efficiency of the analyst and – along the way – remove the often boring part of the job. Automating the data acquisition, generating exception reports, recognizing aberrant conditions and even identifying or eliminating plausible causes for an aberrant vibration signal will certainly point the analyst in the right direction.

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