We at Advituro believe that the best method to get the best revenue out of your critical assets is looking with a holistic approach. This means, analysing the vibration data and also process data. In short, from sensors to solution.
There are many ways to set up a vibration system for your critical assets. Most choices are cost driven. This leads to a minimum amount of vibration sensors and a vibration protection system without analysing possibilities. Thereafter you know very little about the cause of a shut down.
When looking at the revenue over the complete lifetime of your critical assets you might come to a different solution.
If a decision has been made in response to costs than the asset will trip when a trip level has been triggered. What do you do?
The thing is, there is no historical data to look back into. This means when an expert is called he/she needs to install an advanced vibration measurement system and the asset has to be started again. In a worst case scenario more consequential damage will occur.
When looking with that holistic view…..