Vibration Meters

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Optimal Vibration Data Acquisition at a Shaker Stand

February 18, 2016

Delphin Expert Vibro System Measures Test Stand Vibration CHESTERLAND, OH – Vibration tests are often required during new product development. This involves securing the product to a shaker and then shaking according to set standards. Vibration measurements are taken both at the shaker itself as well as at the test sample. In this brief applications example CAS DataLoggers shows how Expert... Read More

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Miniature Accelerometer suits ground vibration testing.

August 12, 2015

Offering 2.5 mV/g output over 2,000 g dynamic range along with low noise resolution of 0.001 grms, TEDS-enabled Model 352A57 supports satellite component ground vibration testing for sine, random, and shaker shock applications. Hermetically sealed unit is also suitable for low outgassing thermal vacuum chamber environments. In addition to shear mode ceramic element and ICP® internal electronic design, accelerometer features side-mounted 5-44 electrical coaxial connector and adhesive mounting. Read More

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High Frequency Accelerometer features integral magnet.

August 7, 2015

Supplied in welded hermetic stainless steel housing with integral over-braided polyurethane cable and integral flat rare-earth magnet, Model 607M123/YYYCC is suited for route-based vibration monitoring. Unit features sensitivity of 100 mV/g, peak measurement range of ±50 g, and frequency range of 0.5–13,000 Hz (±3 dB). Accelerometer is configurable with choice of cable length and connector type. Read More

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Charge Vibration Meter withstands harsh environments.

May 12, 2015

With multiple input ranges and 24-bit ADC per channel, 24-channel Model RX0224 allows users to record charge type transducers in harsh environments. Unit includes 10-32 coaxial microdot connections, which provide direct connection for each input channel and ability to select single-ended or differential inputs. All measurement data is returned with IEEE-1588 timestamps with typical accuracies of <100 ns. Using thermal conduction cooling, IP66-rated instrument operates from -20 to +60°C. Read More

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EMITECH Expands to Meet Aeronautic Test Demand

April 28, 2015

French qualification expert duplicates LDS vibration test system, taking total over 40 FRANCE – Qualification test expert, EMITECH has expanded its vibration measurement capabilities with a new V8 Combo shaker - a high-end, air-cooled shaker from Brüel Kjær's LDS shaker range. The France-based company specialises in environmental tests on a wide range of electrical and mechanical... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Boosts Aerospace Test Abilities

March 16, 2015

Denmark Aerospace leader Lockheed Martin has expanded its vibration measurement capabilities for testing satellite systems, with a 450-channel PULSE™ vibro-acoustic data acquisition system. Supplied by Bruel and Kjaer, the system is based on standard, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) PULSE LAN-XI Data Acquisition Hardware. The modular hardware allows individual modules to be used freely,... Read More

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Vibration Meter checks overall health of equipment.

March 2, 2015

Offering portable, multifunction vibration screening tool, Fluke® 805 FC provides quantifiable information on bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. Handheld unit measures overall vibration from 10–1,000 Hz and provides 4-level severity assessment. By automatically saving vibration data wirelessly to Fluke Connect™ cloud storage, meter lets authorized team members view measurement data on mobile device via Fluke Connect app. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

General Kinematics Vibratory Predictor Machine Makes NFL Prediction

November 10, 2014

GK Vibratory Equipment Predicts Outcome of 11/09/14 Bears vs. Packers Matchup Chicago, Illinois – The team of engineers at General Kinematics have found a new and exciting use for their vibratory machines. In the highly anticipated matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers, few are predicting a win for the Chicago Bears. While the odds may be against them, the General... Read More

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Laser-Based Sensor enables non-contact vibration measurement.

June 18, 2014

Delivering optimal results on every measurement surface regardless of environmental conditions, MSL-7000 series measures vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors, and pumps. Design employs contactless velocity proportional sensor and is suited for process-integrated, end of line acoustic inspections of noise-critical equipment. Covering acoustic measurements form 0.2 Hz to 22 kHz, this laser vibrometer integrates into manufacturing line and existing control systems. Read More

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Brüel & Kjær Licences Fiboptic Accelerometers to Smart Fibres

March 4, 2014

Deal targets vibration measurements in harsh environments like the oil and gas industry DENMARK – Brüel and Kjær has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with UK Company, Smart Fibres to produce and sell fibre-optic acceleration sensors worldwide. Created in Brüel and Kjær's R&D laboratory, the SmartAccel-HF is a fibre-optic acceleration sensor suitable for high frequency... Read More

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Winnipeg Airports Authority Chooses NoiseDesk

November 21, 2013

DENMARK – Brüel and Kjær, supplier of integrated solutions for the measurement and analysis of sound and vibration, is pleased to announce that their NoiseDesk solution for airport noise monitoring has been selected by Winnipeg Airports Authority for the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. NoiseDesk helps airports track and monitor aircraft operations and any... Read More

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PCB Piezotronics Publishes Independent Agency's Side-By-Side Microphone Test Results

August 22, 2013

Government Research Institute Performs Comprehensive Analysis on Industry Leaders Depew, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a global supplier of microphones, vibration, pressure, force and torque sensors announces that it has published results of a competitive side-by-side test of ½ inch free-field prepolarized condenser microphones from PCB, B&K, G.R.A.S. and BSWA. The test was performed by SP... Read More

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Hand-Held Sound Level Meter supports product noise evaluation.

May 2, 2013

SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter is rugged device that measures noise for pass/fail assessments and gathers data for up to 2 wk using battery power. Graphic display and firmware are included, while in kit form, product also includes protective case, D-cell battery pack, microphone protection shroud, and cable options from 6–200 ft. Free field or random incidence microphones are also available. Product suits construction, mining, wind farm, and public venue applications. Read More

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Vibration Sensors feature radiation-resistant design.

April 8, 2013

By monitoring vibration in nuclear power plants, Wilcoxon 793R Series helps ensure continuous power generation and safety for personnel and equipment. Radiation-hardened units can tolerate cumulative radiation exposure of 1 x 107 RADs and can operate up to 248°F. To ensure reliable data output, Wilcoxon J9T2 cable assemblies feature Tefzel® coating for high energy radiation-resistant protection. Tefzel® meets IEEE 383 Standard and is approved for nuclear power plant use. Read More

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Vibration Monitor Meter accelerates in-field surveys.

February 12, 2013

Used to trend vibration levels on rotating process machinery, BETEX professional VibChecker model TB-C780201 has built-in probe and button-based operation and delivers portable vibration measurement in 10–1,000 Hz frequency range. Measurement results are immediately and automatically evaluated against ISO standards. Green, yellow, and red LEDs indicate vibration severity, while real-time FFT spectrum is produced for pattern recognition. Results can be stored for documentation and follow-up. Read More

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Portable Vibration Measurement System features 16 g range.

December 7, 2012

Suitable for low-to-medium frequency vibration applications, VibraScout™ combines USB triaxial DC response accelerometer, 15 ft 4-pin to USB cable assembly, VibraScout™ Data Acquisition Software, and VibraScout Post Processor software. Variable capacitance accelerometer operates from 3.8–6.0 Vdc with low-end frequency response down to DC (0 Hz) and upper frequency range of 1,100 Hz. With software, system provides real-time, 3-directional acceleration acquisition and temperature monitoring. Read More

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Portable Vibration Meter diagnoses motor health.

June 7, 2012

With sensor tip that minimizes measurement variations caused by device angle or contact pressure, Fluke® 805 provides quantifiable information on bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. Portable tool measures overall vibration from 10-1,000 Hz and provides 4-level severity assessment for overall vibration and bearing condition. Also, unit detects peaks in vibration of roller bearings from 4,000-20,000 Hz and uses algorithm to determine if bearing is going bad. Read More

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Vibration Multifunction Meter has trending, report software.

December 27, 2011

Offered in regular and rugged versions, VMM Vibration Multifunction Meter with InSpect software lets users start monitoring vibration for machine health and provides in-field upgrade path to full-featured VSA Vibration Spectrum Analyzer. Basic VMM model uses software on handheld computer to display acceleration as well as peaking value for early detection of bearing faults. Other models also display overall velocity with ISO alarms when preset threshold is exceeded. Read More

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Vibration Meter provides periodic routine equipment checks.

December 9, 2011

Housed in 7.5 x 4 x 2 in. plastic case with detachable probe, Model VM-300 operates from piezeoelectric accelerometer and incorporates charge amplifier input stage. Operation is controlled by internal microcontroller, acting under direction of 7-key membrane keypad. Powered via internal battery or external AC adapter, handheld meter includes acceleration, velocity, and displacement measurement modes. Low-voltage lockout circuit prevents meter from making erroneous readings due to low battery. Read More

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Mobile Site Survey Tool measures noise levels.

July 1, 2010

Integrating compact computer and analysis software with data conversion unit, vibration sensor, and acoustic sensor, The WaveCatcher enables users to measure vibration and acoustic noise levels with push of button. Software can display 3 inputs simultaneously, manipulate display settings, record data as image or .csv file, and record detailed test notes with data. Read More