Technical Articles

Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies has published these technical articles:

(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Many customers install our sensors on submerged equipment such as pumps and platform support structures. In these applications in addition to the normal vibration requirements, consideration must be... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Integrated electronics piezoelectric (IEPE) accelerometers are a mainstay of the industrial vibration monitoring market. These rugged devices are found in a variety of industries monitoring anything... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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4-20 mA vibration monitoring of chillers and cooling units Cooling towers, process coolers and HVAC cooling units can be monitored for vibration using the 4-20 mA analog input channels of existing PLC... (View Full Article)
(Motors)
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Transducers come in two basic types 1. Contact- which measure the absolute movement of the Casing 2. Noncontact, which measure the relative movement of the shaft versus the casing. Noncontact probes... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Vibration monitoring is well established as a tool for diagnosing the mechanical health of rotating machines. Machinery analysts and technicians have been successfully using vibration monitoring of... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Successful vibration monitoring of paper machines depends on quality sensors, field proven for reliability. Accelerometers used in paper mill applications must survive harsh thermal, electrical and... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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The gear set on a critical turbo-compressor was monitored with a standard industrial accelerometer at very low frequencies. Severe vibrations at the hunting tooth frequency were found to be amplified... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Vibration monitoring of critical and auxiliary pumping systems helps improve machine reliability, safety, and production capability. Dynamic and positive displacement pumps produce vibrations... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Cooling towers are a critical component in many power generation and chemical plants, and other process facilities. Catastrophic equipment failure can result in safety hazards, lowered production, and... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This technical note describes basic installation techniques for accelerometers and other vibration sensors. It will allow qualified field technicians to install vibration sensors in a variety of... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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PiezoVelocity transducers have distinct advantages over traditional velocity pickups and piezoelectric accelerometers in many industrial monitoring applications. Onboard velocity integration overcomes... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This technical note describes basic installation techniques for accelerometers and other vibration sensors. It will allow qualified field technicians to install vibration sensors in a variety of... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This technical note describes basic wiring and cabling installation techniques for accelerometers and other vibration sensors. It will allow qualified field technicians to connect vibration sensors in... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Accelerometer based monitoring systems can be tested to verify proper installation and operation. Testing ensures data integrity and can identify most problems. The trouble shooting techniques... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Wiring guide for dual output vibration and temperature sensors Wilcoxon Research manufactures three types of sensors that output a vibration signal and a DC voltage proportional to temperature. The... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Loosely defined as a "metal to metal weld, braze, solder or metal to glass fusion," hermetic sealing is a vague (and often abused) term. Under the previously cited definition even a porous weld would... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Information about piezoelectric accelerometer design including piezoelectric transducers, quartz and piezoceramics, mechanical design, charge amplification and design trade-offs.... (View Full Article)