Innovations for February 2014.
System monitors gas turbine vibration
A refinery relying on a gas
turbine-driven generator to provide power recently installed a
DAQ vibration-monitoring data logger from CAS DataLoggers
(Fig. 1) as a condition-monitoring solution.
The data logger allows users to schedule downtime for
maintenance and avoid power interruptions. The facility uses an
older generator that has begun to develop vibrations in its
shafts and bearings, causing fatigue failures. Users needed to
acquire process data from the turbine, including temperature,
pressure, flowrate and RPM data.
1. The DAQ vibration-
monitoring data logger from
CAS DataLoggers allows users to schedule
for maintenance and avoid
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