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VIBROCONTROL 6000® Compact monitor for hydroelectric generating units

The VIBROCONTROL 6000® Compact monitor as an OEM product for monitoring their smaller hydro generating units. The VIBROCONTROL 6000® Compact monitor is delivered to Andritz Hydro as an OEM product for monitoring their smaller hydro generating units. This vibration monitor proved to be well suited to this application since it has a lot of the [...]

SIL-2 Certification for Machinery Protection System

SIL-2 Certification Now Available for the Industry’s Most Innovative Machinery Protection System Brüel & Kjær Vibro today announced that its VC-8000 SETPOINT® Machinery Protection System has received SIL-2 certification, allowing it to be specified and used as part of SIL-rated functional safety applications. These typically include, but are not limited to, radial vibration, axial position, [...]

SETPOINT VC-8000 installation at Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar Refinery

May 2019 SETPOINT VC-8000 installation at Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar Refinery results in an official customer satisfaction letter. Brüel & Kjær Vibro (BKV) was selected in 2018 to replace an aging Bently Nevada® machinery protection system at the Pavlodar Oil Chemistry Refinery (POCR) in Kazakhstan. BKV’s VC-8000 SETPOINT® machinery protection system was chosen due to its compatibility [...]

SETPOINT® adds temperature, process variable, and TSI measurements

The platform now includes measurement capabilities for: Temperature Process Variables Differential Expansion Case Expansion Valve Position Dynamic Pressure Hydro turbine‐specific requirements Gap Alarms Up to eight user‐configurable frequency bands and corresponding alarm setpoints on each channel. Randall Chitwood, Vice President of Condition Monitoring for Metrix, explained the significance of these developments.  “This release gives the SETPOINT® system the capabilities […]

B&K Vibro confirms strong position in hydro market

Condition monitoring for hydroelectric power plants Major contract for monitoring 3 Chinese hydroelectric power stations won Brüel & Kjær Vibro was awarded an order to deliver their VIBROCONTROL 6000® machine protection and data acquisition system for three major pumped storage hydroelectric power stations in China. We are to supply machine protection systems for 16 hydro-generating units, totalling […]

DEM of Slovenia selects BKV for monitoring their hydropower stations

The Slovenian power company DEM (Dravske elektrarne Maribor) has awarded a contract to Brüel & Kjær Vibro for the retrofit of the two hydro-generating units at the Formin plant for machine protection and condition monitoring. The contract includes vibration, air gap and magnetic flux monitoring capability, as well as services and training. This is the […]

Chilean hydropower project won!

Condition monitoring for hydroelectric power plants All the Aconcagua river basin hydro plants in Chile will now be monitored by B&K Vibro CHILEAN HYDROPOWER PROJECT WON! Colbún has awarded a contract to Brüel & Kjær Vibro for retrofitting four cascade hydropower stations on the Aconcagua river basin for protection and condition monitoring. Colbún, the second […]

Hydro plants in Chile monitored by B&K Vibro

All the Aconcagua river basin hydro plants in Chile will now be monitored by Brüel & Kjær Vibro Colbún has awarded a contract to Brüel & Kjær Vibro for retrofitting four cascade hydropower stations on the Aconcagua river basin for protection and condition monitoring. Colbún, the second largest electric utility company in Chile, is generating […]

SETPOINT® system adds rolling element bearing measurements

SETPOINT system: Metrix Instrument Company today announced that its SETPOINT® Machinery Protection System now supports multiple frequency passbands and acceleration enveloping, commonly used to monitor rolling element bearing condition. Rolling element bearing (REB) support is the most recent in a long succession of completed and planned system upgrades. SETPOINT® was launched in 2011 with functionality […]

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