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SPM HD on Low Speed Machinery in Paper Production

SPM HD on Low Speed Machinery in Paper Production

Ortviken Paper Mill owned by SCA and located in Sweden is equipped with four paper machines. It has an annual production capacity of 850.000 tons in producing publication papers, LWC and newsprint. Ortviken has used SPM HD Technologies for Condition Monitoring for solving bearing-related breakdowns on low-RPM machinery like the twin wire presses (used for ...

Online Condition Monitoring on a Coal-Conveyor

Online Condition Monitoring on a Coal-Conveyor

Savage is (an energy service provider) located in Amarillo, Texas, USA has installed SPM online condition monitoring system on a coal-conveyor to eliminate concern of equipment failure; and therefore ensure uninterrupted and safe supply of fuel to Xcel Energy’s Harrington Generating Station. Bearing Monitoring Keeps Coal Safely on the Move The only damage which conveyor ...

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Bearing Checker SPM BC200 – Shock Pulse Measurement (Ex)

The SPM Bearing Checker is a portable instrument for easy and fast measurements of bearing conditions. In fact, SPM BC200 Bearing Checker is a bearing diagnostic equipment. Also, the Bearing Checker is economical, reliable and particularly simple. SPM BC200 replaces the “traditional” vibration analysis for checking bearings with shock pulse measurement. To perform a bearing ...

SPM BC200 bearing checker

SPM BearingChecker: Makes Maintenance a Profitable Part of Your Production

Machine breakdowns occur because of bearing damage frequently. However, it’s possible to detect problems earlier so you can plan for corrective maintenance. In fact, predicting and detecting the failure timely is the key to cut operation costs and improve equipment and component reliability. Therefore, if you check the bearing condition periodically; you can reduce unplanned ...

Online Condition Monitoring on a Rotary Calciner

Online Condition Monitoring on a Rotary Calciner

The customer installed the SPM Intellinova Compact Remote system which does online condition monitoring on the plant; and it’s been in operation for almost 4 years with a 100% hit rate on all bearing damages. That’s why the customer was enabled to plan bearing replacements well ahead. Moreover, the result of using SPM DuoTech Accelerometer ...

Bearing cage damage in vertical roller mill

Bearing Cage Damage in Vertical Roller Mill

The inserted case study describes the detection of a damaged bearing cage in a gearbox driving a vertical roller mill. Vertical roller mills (VRM), also known as raw mill or roller mill, are mainly used to grind cement clinker, raw coal, slag and other raw materials into fine powder during cement production. Bearing Cage Damage ...

Bearing Monitoring of Paper Machine K25

Bearing Monitoring of Paper Machine K25

The inserted case study explains Bearing Monitoring taken from a couch roll bearing in paper machine K25 at Vrancart S.A. Adjud in Romania; which produces corrugated cardboard, paperboards and tissue papers. In fact, they produce 80000 tons of pulp and paper/paperboard products annually. Bearing Monitoring of Paper Machine K25 Comparative Measurements with HD Technologies on ...

Ball-Mill-Bearing-Damage

Ball Mill Bearing Damage

The inserted case study explains the detection of ball mill bearing damage on one of the main bearings in a 60 ton ball mill. Ball Mill Bearing Damage Rana Gruber AS is one of Norway’s largest mining and iron ore beneficiation companies, and also one of the important companies in the area of Nordland located ...

Pinion Bearing Damage in Ball Mill

Pinion Bearing Damage in Ball Mill

Bulgarian copper producer Asarel Medet AD has monitored mechanical condition of critical equipment in the open-pit mine and flotation plant using SPM HD Technologies for Condition Monitoring. The inserted case study explains the bearing damage which was detected via online measurements taken from a ball mill at the flotation plant of Asarel Medet AD in ...

Press Roll Bearing Damage Detection Using SPM Intellinova

Press Roll Bearing Damage Detection Using SPM Intellinova

This case study talks about the detection of bearing damage on a press roll. It shows the development of the damage during six weeks. In fact, they used the online system SPM Intellinova Compact with HD condition monitoring technology to monitor the press section of paper machine K25. The case study focused on a bearing ...

Detecting Lack of Lubrication Using SPM Airius Vibration Sensor

Detecting Lack of Lubrication Using SPM Airius Vibration Sensor

One of the major causes of bearing failure and bearing damage is lack of lubrication. Therefore, it’s important that a vibration sensor be able to detect higher-frequency vibration (well above 1 kHz); which are resulted from lack of lubrication. The attached report presents the results of a dry bearing test which was carried out to ...