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Our line of distributed machinery condition monitoring solutions enables greater asset reliability and enhanced efficiency for your operations. They are an ideal solution for general-purpose machines and processes that can benefit from continuous monitoring and protection.

Featured Solutions

  • 1701-FieldMonitor-Series-Machinery-Protection-System

    The 1701 FieldMonitor Series puts our most popular machinery protection measurements into a field-mounted, distributed I/O architecture. Based on Allen-Bradley’s popular Flex I/O™ line of network adapters and process I/O modules, the 1701’s distributed architecture reduces installation costs and is specifically designed to meet the needs of selected machinery package customers. This system provides the information and modules you need to put together the correct system for your application.

    The FieldMonitor* Machinery Protection System provides traditional vibration and thrust position monitoring functions, while also providing a distributed architecture that you can tightly integrate with numerous machinery control systems. The system is capable of making the following measurements:

    • Shaft radial vibration or shaft axial thrust position monitoring using proximity probes
    • Casing seismic vibration measurements using either acceleration or velocity transducers

    The system has been specifically designed to meet the needs of machinery Original Equipment Manufacturers and packagers. The design significantly reduces wiring and installation costs and allows you to mount the system on the machine skid. The system can directly accept selected proximity probe types without the need for an external Proximitor* sensor. The appropriate network adaptor permits single-cable digital communications between the FieldMonitor System and its host control system. Available network adapters support a variety of industrial communication networks such as ControlNet™, DeviceNet™, PROFIBUS™ DP, MODBUS™, and Allen-Bradley Remote I/O. Thus, any control system supporting these protocols as part of its input/output (I/O) structure can use the FieldMonitor System.

    A single FieldMonitor Terminal Base can accommodate from 1 to 8 channels, plus a Keyphasor* transducer. When additional channels are needed, you can add other terminal bases as required. A separate terminal base is needed for each shaft rotative speed as each terminal base can accommodate only one Keyphasor transducer.

    Distribute the bases on the machine where installed transducers must connect to them, and then connect the terminal bases to the host control system by means of the appropriate network adapter.

    The FieldMonitor Machinery Protection System uses embedded technology from Allen-Bradley. Because it physically connects to Allen-Bradley’s 1794 series Flex™ I/O family of products, including Allen-Bradley and third-party network adapters, it provides additional flexibility and application options when used in conjunction with Flex I/O. For example, the FieldMonitor system can share the same network adapter with other Flex I/O modules, if desired.

    The host control system regards the FieldMonitor Machinery Protection System as an intelligent I/O node that can monitor its transducer inputs, compare measured values against user-configurable alarms, and perform sophisticated self-tests that ensure that the installation maintains monitoring system integrity at all times. You configure the system i either via special configuration software designed to work in conjunction with the controller’s programming environment, or by simply issuing appropriate commands from the controller.

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  • 1900_Series_Machinery_Protection_Systems

    The 1900 Series Machinery Asset Protection System has self-contained monitors. The monitors address essential and balance-of-plant (BOP) equipment assets that require continuous machinery protection.  But, they do not warrant the cost of larger, more sophisticated rack-based monitoring system. 1900 Series monitors provide a simple and cost-effective way to apply machinery protection on selected machines or points.

    The 1900 Series Machinery Asset Protection System has self-contained monitors. The monitors address essential and balance-of-plant (BOP) equipment assets that require continuous machinery protection.  But, they do not warrant the cost of larger, more sophisticated rack-based monitoring system. 1900 Series monitors provide a simple and cost-effective way to apply machinery protection on selected machines or points.

    Benefits
    • Lower-cost, continuous online protection than traditional rackbased systems
    • Digital connectivity via optional Modbus® gateway serves rich
    static variable set, alarm statuses, and event list data to Distributed
    Control Systems (DCSs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs),
    Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, and
    System 1* Optimization and Diagnostic Software
    • Reliable system offers improved capability over transmitters for
    equipment protection
    • Uses proven and reliable circuit designs as found in 3500 and
    3300 monitoring systems
    • 8-channel monitor offers greater number and variety of inputs
    than other 1900 Series monitors
    • Easy installation and configuration through small size, flexible
    mounting options, and configuration software
    • Monitor functions independently or with an optional display for
    local indication of all channels and variables
    • Display can be mounted directly to the monitor or up to 250 feet
    away and connected to the monitor via a single cable
    • Particularly suited for use on standalone, skid-mounted, and
    packaged machinery
    • Packaged and designed for cost-effective OEM applications
    • Simplified, less costly on-line installation via 232 or 485
    connectors
    • Flexible Dynamic channels can be configured for vibration,
    position or speed

    This system operates as stand-alone units or in conjunction with our Trendmaster® Pro on-line condition monitoring system.

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  • 2300-vibration-monitor-series

    The 2300 Vibration Monitor Series provide cost-effective continuous vibration monitoring and protection capabilities for less critical and spared machinery. They are specifically designed to continuously monitor and protect essential medium to low criticality machinery in a wide range of industries including oil & gas, power generation, water treatment, pulp and paper, manufacturing, mining, cement, and other industries. The 2300 Vibration Monitor Series deliver vibration monitoring and high vibration level alarming.  They include two channels of seismic or proximity measurement inputs from the various accelerometer, Velomitor and Proximitortypes, a speed input channel for time-synchronous measurements, and outputs for relay contacts. The 2300/20 monitor features a configurable 4-20 mA output which interfaces more points to a DCS. The 2300/25 monitor features System 1* connectivity for Trendmaster SPA interface which enables users to leverage existing DSM SPA infrastructure. The 2300 Vibration Monitors are designed for use on a broad range of machine trains or individual casings where the sensor point count fits the monitor’s channel count and where advanced signal processing is desired.

    Features and Benefits

    NEW: The 2300 Monitor Series is now available with Proximitor and Velomitor Sensor Capability.

    • With the 2300 Monitor Series, you’ll enjoy the following product features and benefits:
    • Next generation of low cost, entry level condition monitoring
    • State of the art electronics and signal processing
    • Delivers economical PdM condition monitoring and protection for low-and mid-level criticality assets
    • Continuous monitoring and protection
    • Self contained, compact, stand-alone vibration monitoring and protection, suitable for skid mounting
    • Robust, compact, self-contained two channel device
    • 127 x 127 x 76 mm (5x5x3 in.) device size
    • Based on proven and reliable Bently Nevada 3500 monitor circuit design
    • State of the art electronics and signal processing
    • Low wiring and installation cost
    • Industry-leading number of measurements per channel with independent alert and danger set points
    • Key measurements (Direct, 0-pk, pk-pk, True RMS, Derived pk, integrated direct pk) real-time provided with alarm configuration
    • Convenient access to diagnostic data
    • Diagnostics and balancing capability using a portable data collector
    • Three 1:1 buffered transducer BNC outputs (vibration and speed signals) with short circuit and EMI protection
    • Key machine and monitor information clearly displayed at the monitor
    • Local monitor status LEDs
    • Local display showing overall values and speed
    • Overall data and event display
    • Quick and easy monitor configuration using Bently Nevada Monitor Configuration (BNMC) device configuration software
    • Low or high voltage power source
    • 24VDC and optional 240/110V DIN rail mounted power supplies
    • Secure, tamper proof configuration management
    • Local configuration lockout and remote configuration lock (two dedicated discrete inputs)
    • Communications data pathway to other operating systems
    • Ethernet connectivity with Modbus functionality
    • Wide range of configuration options, including high vibration protection
    • Two dry contact relay outputs with programmable set points using BNMC
    • Easy-to-order with single part number kits
    • Higher signal fidelity
    • 24-bit ADC conversion
    • Configurable 4-20 mA output available on the 2300/20 monitor
    • Trendmaster SPA interface configuration available on the 2300/25 monitor
    • Proximity sensing for use on fluid film bearing machines
    • Velometer sensing for use on slow speed machines

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  • trademaster-PRO

    Trendmaster Pro is an online condition monitoring system that links hundreds of permanently mounted transducers and measurement points onto a single-cable sensor network. Wiring costs are dramatically reduced when compared to a conventional continuous monitoring system, yet individual measurement points can be scanned by the system every few minutes to provide quasi-continuous condition monitoring data.

    Features and Benefits

    Signal Processing Hardware
    Compact, centralized signal processing stations, known as Dynamic Scanning Modules (DSMs) are strategically placed throughout your plant and accept from one to four sensor bus cables, resulting in a distributed network of condition monitoring sensors. All sensors on each bus are polled sequentially every few minutes, allowing the system to collect condition monitoring data from thousands of connected points, yet without the installation and hardware costs associated with traditional, centralized architectures relying on point-to-point wiring rather than a distributed bus.

    Sensors
    Although the Trendmaster Pro System can accept signals from virtually any commercially available sensor or monitoring device, a wide range of special vibration, temperature, seal leak, pressure, and other sensors have been specially developed to complement the system. These sensors offer the ideal balance of robustness, ease-of-installation, and low cost, allowing the benefits of permanent monitoring while remaining highly affordable.

    Hazardous Areas
    Unlike many other so-called “sensor bus” or “field bus” networks, the Trendmaster Pro system is specifically designed to handle the large bandwidth requirements of condition monitoring data—and requires just a single IS barrier or galvanic isolator for hundreds of points, allowing its use in hazardous areas without prohibitive installation costs.

    Software
    DSMs can be connected directly to your process control system using industry-standard Modbus® protocol. This provides an extremely cost-effective entry-level system that uses your existing plant control platform for archiving, alarming, and display – resulting in a totally integrated condition monitoring and process control environment for your operators.

    When more in-depth analysis capabilities are required, DSMs can also be connected to System 1 software via conventional wired or wireless Ethernet networks where all condition monitoring data is archived and displayed. This allows your Trendmaster Pro installation to seamlessly integrate with portable data collectors and continuous monitoring systems, such as Bently Nevada Snapshot instruments and 3500 Series Machinery Protection Systems.

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