Reduced staff and ever changing environment make it difficult to keep machines running optimally. One of the best ways to combat this problem is by monitoring important parameters such as vibration, pressure, temperature, etc. Machine health monitoring allows operators to better prioritize their time for a smoother running shop and less downtime. Our free DAQ […]
Quick update and demo of Acheron’s new remote sensor streaming option. It allows data from Suprock sensors to be streamed from anywhere in the world that has an internet connection. As always, Acheron software is free with purchase of Suprocktech sensors. Available in the latest version now.
Dr. Suprock demonstrates our high-temp strain gages’ remarkable stability at extreme temperatures (1,200°F) The max constant operating temp of our gages is currently 1800°F/980°C. Even better, this stability comes with supersonic frequency bandwidth, useful for gas turbine combustion dynamics, HRSG monitoring, boiler pipe crack monitoring, etc. These strain gages can now be “printed” onto metal […]
We would like to extend a thank you to Harold Breitbach of Energiforsk Thermal Engineering Research Institute for including our TDMS system in their report about torsional vibrations in nuclear steam turbine applications. “Vibration problems in nuclear power plants can originate from different sources. One of these is torsional vibrations in shaft trains, which have […]
Recently we helped out our neighbors to the north with Hydro TG torsional monitoring in the most prestigious powerhouses in North America. Our friends at OPG were interested in monitoring TG performance and civil structure performance on the Niagara Sir Adam Beck plant. The installations were performed in conjunction with Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) […]