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4009 - Dynamic Balancing

Course number
4009
Venue
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.
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Intended for

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

Prerequisites

None
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
Imbalance
  • Definition and cause of imbalance
  • Types of imbalance
  • Confirmation of imbalance by means of vibration analysis

Balancing

  • 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

Balancing tolerance

  • ISO 1940 standard
  • API 670 standard
  • Acceptance based on vibration level

To learn more or register, contact us at: training@laurentide.com