Do you use alarms for your OMNITREND vibration database?

February 4, 2014

Alarms can save time and assist in notification of impending issues when analyzing vibration data within your Condition Monitoring software. Of course the correct alarms must be set in order for the analyst to perform his or her job correctly. Too many times the incorrect levels are set for alarms causing a machine to either […]

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Does your vibration program use order-based setups?

October 12, 2011

Frequency can be defined as how often an event occurs per unit of time.  A vibration spectrum is displayed as a horizontal and vertical plot (X and Y).  The horizontal (X) axis is the frequency axis and shows a representation of how often an event occurs.  Typically, the vibration analyst may use multiple units of […]

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Do you archive your historical vibration data or keep it around forever?

August 17, 2011

Do you archive your historical vibration data or keep it around forever?  If your Condition Monitoring department does not have a plan to deal with database management, then it is critical that you develop one. Usually, the vibration data has lost any historical value after a couple of years and keeping this data stored in […]

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