An engineering construction firm needed help in determining the root cause for the repetitive pump bearing and seal failures of a solids handling pump and to provide a solution to eliminate the issue. The new pumps were installed to increase the capacity of the wastewater facility.
FRF plots from accelerometer at the top of the motor.
Vibration trend plot at the top of the bearing tower.
MSI was recommended to analyze flood control pumping station system dynamics, including evaluation of the platform design with regard to vibration.
A contractor putting together a water treatment facility encountered vibration issues with various pumps during commissioning.
A county water treatment plant heard “cavitation-like noise” from their newly installed pumps and called MSI for help.