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April 4, 2014 - Dynamic shop balancing services, used as part of preventative maintenance strategy, improves overall system health while also extending life of bearings, rotors, and other rotating equipment. Technical staff use computer-controlled IRD B50 balancing stand, which is capable of precision balancing rotating equipment up to 5,000 lb, and services are in accordance with ISO 1940/1 and applicable API standards.

Pioneer Engineering

2627 Redwing Rd., Fort Collins, CO, 80526, USA

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Pioneer Engineering Announces New Dynamic Shop Balancing Services

Press release date: April 1, 2014

Pioneer Engineering, one of the leading and premier providers of reliability engineering and vibration analysis services and training, announced the recent purchase of an IRD B50 balancing standing, allowing the engineering firm to now offer dynamic shop balancing services for their clients.

“Being a pioneer requires innovative thinking and approaches to the most common challenges. At Pioneer Engineering, we apply that attitude to every aspect of our business,” said Jessica Dieken, the director of marketing and sales for Pioneer Engineering. “The addition of dynamic shop balancing services to our already impressive menu of reliability and predictive maintenance engineering services truly solidifies our place as a one-stop-shop for vibration, reliability and training needs. Our focus has been and always will be on our clients – what services can we offer clients to protect their facilities and improve productivity. It’s that simple.”

In today’s industrial environment, reliability of products and services is more important than ever. Meeting the growing demands of the global marketplace requires production and manufacturing facilities to push their equipment to the limits every day, putting strain and wear on components and machinery, threatening to shorten their lifecycle. Implementing preventative maintenance practices is critical in minimizing the possibility of catastrophic failures that lead to unscheduled downtime and loss of production. One of these practices is regular precision balancing of rotating equipment in order to preserve long bearing life.

Kasey McClain, one of Pioneer Engineering’s mechanical engineers, emphasizes the importance of maintaining balanced equipment, saying, “Balanced equipment improves the overall health of a system and helps extend the life of bearings, rotors, and other rotating equipment. Even slightly unbalanced rotating equipment creates unnecessary vibration and strain, which can negatively affect precision and accuracy leading to unscheduled downtime and even catastrophic breakdowns. This results in a loss of production and can require expensive emergency repairs. Proper maintenance practices, such as balancing, of large rotating equipment can save both time and money for a facility.”

Pioneer Engineering’s skilled technical staff uses a computer-controlled state-of-the-art IRD B50 balancing stand capable of precision balancing rotating equipment up to 5,000 pounds. All balancing services are guaranteed and are in accordance with ISO 1940/1 and applicable API standards.

In addition to the new shop balancing service, Pioneer Engineering also provides vibration analysis and reliability engineering training and services to clients around the world and is proud to be leading the industry in creating unique custom monitoring solutions. Being a leader requires innovation in thought and in practice, and at Pioneer Engineering, we are committed to both.

For more than a decade, Pioneer Engineering has been a leader in providing vibration analysis and reliability engineering education and services to industries around the world. For more information about our services, custom monitoring solutions, scheduled public courses or to inquire about our private seminars, visit www.pioneer-engineering.com or contact us at info@pioneer-engineering.com.

About Pioneer Engineering
Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, Pioneer Engineering is a mechanical engineering firm that specializes in reliability engineering, predictive maintenance and vibration analysis services, mentoring and training. Since its founding in 2000, Pioneer has been committed to making the world's industries more reliable through professional development opportunities, ongoing education and training and innovative predictive maintenance practices. Pioneer Engineering is dedicated to providing clients with the most innovative and cost effective solutions for their reliability-centered needs while continually contributing to the breadth of knowledge within their field. For additional information about Pioneer Engineering, call 970.266.9005, email jdieken@pioneer-engineering.com, or visit www.pioneer-engineering.com.

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