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4009 - Dynamic Balancing

Course number
On-site or at our offices

Duration: 1 day

Following this training, the participant will be able to develop an effective method for the dynamic balancing of various plant rotors.

Intended for

All managers, engineers and technicians whose duties entail improving the reliability of rotating machines.


Next course in progression
4002 - Shaft Alignment
4003 - Bearing Installation and Maintenance 
4004 - Transmission Systems
4005 - Lubrication Basics

Course Content

The vibration phenomenon
  • Understanding the vibration phenomenon
  • Frequency and amplitude measurements
  • Temporal signal versus vibration spectrum
  • Phase concepts
  • Resonance concepts
  • Learning what instruments are necessary for balancing
  • Understanding the balancing technique using the vector method
  • Balancing on 1 plane
  • Balancing on 2 planes
  • 3-point method without phasing
  • Special balancing methods
  • Definition and cause of imbalance
  • Types of imbalance
  • Confirmation of imbalance by means of vibration analysis
Balancing tolerance
  • ISO 1940 standard
  • API 670 standard
  • Acceptance based on vibration level

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