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Midlife, Overhaul, Component Changes etc...

Hi dear all ! I request once again your advices. I would like to know, without the support of a CMMS, how to plan midlife and overhaul of heavy equipment? I mean which strategy to adopt to follow a set of loaders, trucks, and plan correctly the future component changes (in other words the midlife and overhaul)?. Is there a well-known strategy that professionals uses, or templates of spreadsheet I can rely on, to do well? Thank you for your attentionRead More...
We have a Gas Turbine Driven Compressor Train. Gas Turbine has dual shafts i.e. Gas Producer Rotor and Power Turbine Rotor. We are observing increase in vibration levels between startup cycles. APHT Plots indicate vibration levels of around 20 microns with phase angle of 150 Degrees for one start up cycle. After another startup, vibration levels increase to around 40 Microns with Phase angle of 220 Degrees. Phase angle changes from 150 deg to 220 deg and back. Orbit Plots are circular and...Read More...
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Real Time Vibration Monitoring System

Looking for recommendations for a "True Real Time" vibration system. Customer is looking for 1 -2 second sampling speed. I've had experience with many different vendors & systems but would like thoughts, opinions & experiences with the systems you guys are / have been using. Thanks in advance.Read More...
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Motor triping issue

Dear Members , Here I am informing to all I am facing problem in Air Fin Fan cooler at my working plant (Methanol Company ). Problem : High vibration was observed at gearbox . after replacing new gearbox I take motor solo run reading vibration was observed normal and during solo run no tripping and also more then 1 hour running no tripping. After that inform connect coupling and confirm for test run . Today I went for test run after 12 min of normal operation motor tripped . 1.Motor and...Read More...
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Opportunity based PM

Hello Sir, We using SAP for Plant Maintenance and Have many yearly PM assets. We come across the situation where many times Yearly PM could not be possible to complete due to equipment not released by operation. Is there any way to create PM schedule based on any shutdown opportunity arise. Also We cant give any frequency and start date which actually asked by maintenance planner when suggested for opportunity based PM. Have any of you come across same situation ? ThanksRead More...

CT FAN MOTOR VIBRATION PROBLEM

Kishore kumar
Dear Members , We have a CT fan at our customer site with high Vibration Problem ,We dont have provision to take vibration data on CT Fan Gear Box ,we do take Vibration data on Motor .Please Verify the below attached data and General arrangement of the equipment and share your opinions. Motor 37 K.W and Bearings D.E 6313 ,N.D.E 6213 C3 clearance running at 1475 R.P.M .Read More...
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Is it necessary to know the bearing designation to obtain the condition of the bearing?

Good day, we have several pumps that we do not know the designation of the bearings they use, is there any way to know the condition of the bearing by vibrational analysis without knowing the bearing designation? What you need to know is only if the bearing is in good conditions or not. I would appreciate your support in this regard. Greetings.Read More...
Last Reply By Rotating Guy · First Unread Post

Cannot select contract number inside Service tab in a work order in Maximo

We cannot select the contract number under Service tab in a work order in Maximo. Do other users face the same problem and how do you resolve this problem then? It appears the only solution is to do customization. The contract number can only be selected in purchasing module. So users have to type in contract lines as PR lines under the Service tab in a work order. Then go to purchasing, delete the PR line one by one, then select the contract lines as required to do contract matching. This...Read More...
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