Entries by Stuart Walker


Case Study: Flue Gas Recycle Fan

Flue Gas Recycle Fan: Introduction The Flue Gas Recycle Fan is part of the COGA unit. The fan increases the efficiency of the COGA unit by recycling a proportion of the incinerated gases from the COGA stack. The fan is critical in sustaining high rates of operation on the plant, catastrophic failure of this fan […]


Arlanxeo wins BEMAS Asset Performance Award

Arlanxeo Performance Elastomers, Belgium, win a BEMAS Asset Performance Award; from all at RMS Reliability, many congratulations on this well-deserved achievement. In the category ‘Best Improvement in Maintenance & Asset Management’, Christophe Van de Maele and Kristof Van Den Berghe of Arlanxeo were allowed to take the trophy home. The four case examples in which […]

Are you inspecting bearing defects to identify root cause?

How can Vibration Analysis help detect bearing faults? 30-Second Summary Vibration analysis can help detect bearing defects, but can’t do much to enhance plant reliability. Detecting the root cause of the bearing defect is equally important when it comes to ensuring that the same problem doesn’t occur in the future. RMS offers Online, Public, and […]