Entries by James Sylvester

Importance of Vibration Analysis in Maintenance

Vibration Analysis in Maintenance Can your technicians make the replace-or-repair decision? If you engage in maintenance practices, you will want to ensure your technicians can make the replace-or-repair decision before complete system failure of key components takes place. The easiest way to manage this risk is with vibration analysis. Vibration analysis allows you to detect […]

Bonus Case Study 6: Enhanced System Reliability

Dynamic Vibration Absorber BONUS: This is the 6th and final (free) case study in the series on Enhanced System Reliability. In this sixth case study from his book “Enhancing System Reliability Through Vibration Technology”, James Sylvester from JPS Reliability and an Reliability Training Institute Trainer, shows how the use of Dynamic Vibration Absorbers can effectively […]

Case Study 5: Enhanced System Reliability

23RPM Defect on a 4 Point Contact Bearing This was to be the final of the five case studies on Enhanced System Reliability by James Sylvester. But, following on from feedback we will have one more case study next week, this will be an extra long project case study! In this fifth case study from […]

Case Study 4: Enhanced System Reliability

Vibrating Screen Gearbox Bearing Defect This is the fourth of five video case studies on Enhanced System Reliability by James Sylvester. In this fourth case study from his book “Enhancing System Reliability Through Vibration Technology”, James Sylvester from JPS Reliability and an Reliability Training Institute Trainer, shows how it’s possible to diagnose faults on a […]

Case Study 3: Enhanced System Reliability

Variable Frequency Drive Deterioration This is the third of five video case studies on Enhanced System Reliability by James Sylvester. In this third case study from his book “Enhancing System Reliability Through Vibration Technology”, James Sylvester from JPS Reliability and an Reliability Training Institute Trainer, shows how analyzing vibration and thermal data can diagnose electrical […]

Case Study 2: Enhanced System Reliability

Standby Fan Motor Bearing Defect This is the second of five video case studies on Enhanced System Reliability by James Sylvester. In this case study from his book “Enhancing System Reliability Through Vibration Technology”, James Sylvester from JPS Reliability and an Reliability Training Institute Trainer, shows how analyzing bearing damage can lead to the root […]

Case Study 1: Enhanced System Reliability

Electrical Vibration Problem This is the first of five video case studies on Enhanced System Reliability by James Sylvester. In this first case study James shows how vibration analysis can be used to diagnose electrical vibration problems. In this case a VFD driven Motor. Over the next few weeks James is going to share a […]