DETECTING AND CORRECTING THE ROADBLOCKS IN MACHINERY INSTALLATION

  • By Ken Keith
  • 11 months ago
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Top Reasons for Mechanical Machine Failure

Poor machinery installation practices is the biggest killer of machines 65%.
This includes:
Misalignment
Twisted/distorted bases
Softfoot/Distorted Foot Mountings
Imbalance
Static stress ie . pipe strain
Dynamic Stress ie . thermal growth
Coupling/shaft runout
Mechanical Looseness
Other
•Improper lubrication 20%
•Operational/Design 10%
•Other 5%