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Shafts - Bores - Surfaces

Prevention of Bearing Failure

Bearing failure is a primary cause of unplanned, mechanical breakdown in rotating plant equipment. Although the bearings used in many industrial applications are often relatively inexpensive to purchase, it is the cost of production downtime resulting from the effect of the breakdown which leads to the greatest expense.

Causes of Bearing Failure

There are a number of factors that can contribute to Bearing Failure:

 

So based on what we have explained above the the most common reasons for Bearing Failure in rotating plant are:

If a bearing fails on a critical plant item causing the machine to cease production, and particularly if there is no standby equipment available to take the failed item’s place, then the cost of downtime can be measured in thousands of pounds an hour.

Monition provide Bearing Failure and Plant Reliability Services which help Engineering and Maintenance teams to monitor and understand the condition of their critical plant items so that when components such as bearings begin to show signs of failure, appropriate corrective measures can be planned to prevent an unscheduled breakdown in service.

Preventing Bearing Failures Caused by Shaft Misalignment

Laser Shaft Alignment Systems are the professional tool for ensuring the correct alignment of shafts and couplings.

 

We provide three systems for Laser Shaft Alignment and Bearing Failure Prevention:

Fixturlaser GO Shaft Alignment System

The Fixturlaser GO Shaft Alignment System is a mid-priced laser alignment system that is an ideal tool for day-to-day shaft alignment applications of equipment including pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors etc. The system is simple to use by all levels of technicians with on-screen icons to guide the user through the process of taking alignment measurements and correcting any misalignment.

Fixturlaser EVO Shaft Alignment System

The Fixturlaser EVO Is another mid-priced laser alignment system ideal for day-to-day shaft alignment applications on equipment including pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors etc. The system benefits from a colour touchscreen and the usual on-screen icons to guide the user through the process.

Fixturlaser NXA Pro Shaft Alignment System

The XA System is the professional tool of choice for engineers who need to tackle complex alignment jobs and ensure that critical plant maintains high levels of reliability. Featuring a colour touch screen interface and with Bluetooth wireless connectivity of the laser transmitters, the NXA system can tackle horizontal, vertical and softfoot alignment jobs as standard.

The NXA Pro can be upgraded to include the following applications: