Tag: Ultrasound

Bearing Grease Management using Ultrasound

Inspection TechniqueGreasing of bearings using ultrasound, often described as best practice, helps us understand how much grease needs to be applied. Ultrasound is...

Video: Using Ultrasound to Inspect and Monitor Slow Speed Bearings

Slow-speed bearings, which in many plants are critical assets, can be very challenging to inspect. However, by using ultrasound technology, the inspection and condition...

What led to this condition?

Everything is fine? That shouldn’t make us invisible18 pumps under the responsibility of a Condition Monitoring team, demonstrating an almost identical behavior, with identical...

SONAPHONE® DataSuite Software: DataSuite V replaces DataViewer

SONOTEC launches SONAPHONE DataSuite V for the SONAPHONE digital ultrasonic testing device.The former DataViewer is now available in the modular SONAPHONE Web and App...

Videos: Using Grease Caddies for Ultrasound Assisted Lubrication

 60 to 80% of bearing failures are lubrication related. Thus, identifying lubrication issues at an early stage is key to avoiding bearing failures. Many...

Ultrasound for bearing inspection

 Chris Johnson provides an introduction into some of the benefits ultrasound for condition monitoringPierre Langevin patented the first technological application of ultrasound during World...

Ultrasound for Reliable Electrical Assets

  Foreword from the Editor in ChiefSeveral years ago, I sat in on a workshop that showed the connection between IR and Ultrasound, and how...

Asset care and Reliability in the Mining industry using Ultrasound

Author: Thomas J Murphy C.Eng. SDT Ultrasound SolutionsUltrasound applications are diverse and yet many people “know” about it for one or two applications. “I knew it...

3 Ways to incorporate Ultrasound into lubrication testing

 When a bearing lacks proper lubrication, damaging friction can occur. Ultrasound equipment allows inspections to read the decibel (dB) levels of under or over-lubricated...

Top 4 Dangers of Steam Systems

 Steam systems rely on dozens of moving parts to operate properly. If even one piece of an asset malfunctions, it could spell disaster for...

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