Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Volume 1, by Heinz P. Bloch

By Heinz P. Bloch

This absolutely revised, up to date and elevated variation offers confirmed options and tactics that reach equipment existence, decrease upkeep expenditures, and attain optimal equipment reliability. This crucial textual content essentially describes the reliability development and failure avoidance steps practiced via best-of-class technique vegetation within the U.S. and Europe.

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VIBRATION DETECTORS: BEARING TEMPERATURE D OMOOEL SCALE RQE- ALARM SET AXIAL POSITION @ MILS ME DELAY-SEC 0 SHTDWN: OSET@-MILS BRO DETECTOR:O&%,',Y~~ Aplb70 DMODEL 0 0 MFR O N O . 3) 0 LOCATION 0 MFR. 0 SCALE RGE-OAMM 0 SHTOWN: SET @-MILS ENCLOSURE ENCLOSURE 0 MODEL 0 SET s MILS OTIME DELAY-SEC 38 30 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 4? A. DS-8174 I I I I I I REV. I/ Figure 1-5. API 617, data sheet page 4. ) Requiremerits Specification 11 For magnetic bearings, scores of turbocompressors ranging in size to 15,000 hp and operating speeds around 10,000 RPM had either been manufactured or retrofitted with such bearings by 1997.

I I I I I ID c ,-r , 1;. 1. -. ; ;1 ......... i Figure 1-4. At-speed balance installation at Hickham Industries, LaPorte/Houston, Texas. Requirements Specification 9 Using a state-of-the-art balancing facility for “at-speed” evaluations has these operational benefits: @ @ @ Complete confidence that all rotor shaft deflections reach only minimal amplitudes throughout the entire operating speed range Improved rotor reliability Full assurance in a smooth running rotor through its full-speed range Increased bearing and seal lifetime Extended operational life between scheduled maintenance turnarounds.

S. manufacturer's steam-turbine experience was reviewed by a site visit to a location halfway around the globe. It was well worth it, in both cases. ) is responsible for a large portion of unscheduled downtime for turbomachinery. This is a fertile field for improvements in specifications, post-order reliability audits, pre-commissioning checkouts, and post-S/U maintenance. To ensure that the specification is written for maximum equipment reliability, the specifying engineer must generally go beyond the industry’s standard specification.

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