Ultrasonic Condition Monitoring (Ucm) is the process of using ultrasound technology to detect changes in the condition of machinery. The ultrasound waves are used to identify potential problems, such as cracks or other damage before they cause major problems.
Ultrasonic Condition Monitoring methods have revolutionized condition monitoring and mechanical inspection. By using ultrasound instruments, it is possible to locate and determine the cause of many problems before they cause failures.
Applications for ultrasound condition monitoring are found in a wide variety of industries including:
- Power Generation
Ultrasound condition monitoring can be used to detect:
- Bearing Failures
- Lubrication Defects
- Mechanical Looseness
- Component Misalignment
- Cavitation in Pumps and Compressors
- Excessive Vibration
- Worn Gears
- Electrical Faults
Advantages of ultrasound condition monitoring:
- Enables predictive maintenance to be carried out before failures occur
- Reduces downtime and associated costs
- Improves safety by reducing the likelihood of accidents
- Increases equipment life
- Contributes to improved product quality
At Failure Prevention we believe in providing the most cutting-edge products in Ultrasonic Condition Monitoring and vibration analysis technology. We offer a wide range of ultrasound condition monitoring services to help our clients keep their mechanical equipment running safely and efficiently.