January 13, 2021 | Company News
If your facility utilizes large rotary machinery such as pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, or turbine/generator sets, this presentation is for you!
John Lamp, Neal Systems Technical Lead, will be presenting at the Engineers Joint Committee of Long Island’s Engineers Week Webinar Series on good vibration practices and modern technologies that can help monitor and alarm on significant vibration events and trends. The goals of this presentation are to teach a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts behind vibration monitoring and provide exposure to examples of modern technological solutions available in the industrial market, including wireless vibration sensors, with a focus on the strengths and weaknesses of different types of technology.
This course will count for 2 PDH credits.
A variety of courses are being offered. See the full schedule and how to sign-up here!
January 5, 2021 | Company News
Once you have a measurement of your vibration and level – it might be helpful for you to consider a severity chart.
These charts are used for determining how severe your vibration is and may help you determine your alarm levels at your facility based on standards that are generally accepted across your industry.
This chart shows frequency on the x-axis and increases from 100 cycles per minute up to 100,000 cycles per minute.
These charts are logarithmically scaled.
The diagonal axis shows acceleration and goes from .001g up to .1g.
The vertical axis shows constant velocity and ranges from .01 inches per sec up to 10 inches per second.
The last diagonal axis is displacement and ranges from .00001 inch to 1.0 inch.
Using either your motor speed, machine speed or if you know the frequency of the vibration, you can compare that to the scale on the x-axis. You follow that up the scale, which will show you where the desirable, acceptable, fair, rough and bad levels will fall. This will help you determine where to set your alarm levels based on vibration.
To determine the exact standards for your industry check which common vibration standards are appropriate. Some common vibration standards are: ISO, ANSI, VDI, API, CTI, Hydraulic Inst, EPRI, ASTM, and JIS.
Watch our full virtual training on Vibration Essentials here!
Need assistance? Contact Neal Systems and speak with one of our expert engineers to see which severity chart is right for your plant.
January 4, 2021 | Company News
Neal Systems is happy to announce our recent acquisition of Demcoe Sales. This acquisition, effective January 1, 2021, has added Ed Owens to our NSI team and expanded our expertise in a variety of industries. Ed has 20+ years of experience and has been working closely with our team at NSI for several years, which has made this transition seamless.
This acquisition has expanded our Servomex and JM Canty offerings in the North Jersey and NYC metro areas. Ed Owens has a substantial knowledge of analyzers and will be able to serve our customers greatly with this expertise. Ed also has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, oil and gas, chemical, power and fuel terminals.
This opportunity to grow with Demcoe Sales as a part of the NSI team will open a new door of service and engineering capabilities for our customers. We look forward to growing our team together.
October 27, 2020 | Company News
Neal Systems forms a distribution partnership with Automation Service (www.automationservice.com), which provides new and rebuilt solutions for a variety of manufacturer’s transmitters, valves, and pneumatic equipment, as well as on-site facility recycling solutions for the same equipment. Schneider Electric’s Foxboro brand recently sold the pneumatics solutions portion of their business to Automation Service, and thus Neal Systems is excited to continue to be able to provide solutions to customer who need refurbished or new pneumatic transmitters.