Technical Articles

Monarch Instrument has published these technical articles:

(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Think of the IO port as a variable resistor that regulates the current to 4-20 ma in the loop. All the other devices in the loop are represented as a resistor equal to the input resistance of all the...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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How do I measure the velocity of a hydraulic cylinder using a LVDT signal? The customer is testing aircraft hydraulic cylinders. He is plotting the throw of the cylinder using an LVDT (Linear Variable...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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For this example we will configure math channel A to be the totalizer. Channel 1 is already configured as the flow rate channel receiving a 4-20mA signal from an open channel flow meter (see previous...
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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As the fan is running view it from the side. You will be able to detect any "wobble" or misalignment of the blades relative to one another. A fan in good condition should have all three blades...
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Best results for measuring RPM is for the user to fix his eyes on a single reference target a bolt head, keyway, scratch on the shaft or to place a reference mark such as tape, paint or chalk on a...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Answering several questions will help you to identify the tachometer that best suits your application....
(Velocity Sensing)
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When a Tachometer/Sensor has a visible light output and has passed the fluorescent light calibration check, THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE TACHOMETER OR SENSOR. We suggest trying a new piece of...
(Velocity Sensing)
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Portable Power for Permanent Speed Sensors allows accurate speed measurements and TTL trigger pulses for vibration monitoring, dynamic balancing and synchronous time averaging, Monarch provides a...
(Velocity Sensing)
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When a Tachometer/Sensor has a visible light output and has passed the fluorescent light calibration check, THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE TACHOMETER ORSENSOR. We suggest trying a new piece of...
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Strobe Light Application for Machinery problem solving....
(Velocity Sensing)
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The Stroboscope is a powerful diagnostic tool with uses in predictive maintenance, production, quality control and research. Stroboscopes allow "slow motion or stop action" visual inspection of...
(Temperature Sensing)
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These tables are presented for use as a guide when making infrared temperature measurements with the OMEGASCOPEor other infrared pyrometers The total emissivity () for Metals, Non-metals and Common...
(Velocity Sensing)
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Synchronous time averaging will allow you to collect accurate vibration and speed information from your machines, while the plant continues to operate normally. The techniques and instruments are...
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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The primary use for a stroboscope is to stop motion for diagnostic inspection purposes. However, the stroboscope can be used to measure speed. In order to do this, several factors need to be...