Explore Brush Condition Monitoring with the Experts Thursday, February 16, 2023 in Case Study, Uncategorized, Webinar No Comment

Enjoy this informative webinar on Brush Condition Monitoring, where we explore the latest techniques and technologies for trending and monitoring usable brush length and vibration.

Motor Current Signature Analysis Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Case Study, Webinar No Comment

VIEW WEBINAR HERE Explore real world case studies to discover how Motor Current Signature Analysis (MCSA) uses voltage and current signals to identify motor faults: Rotorbar Damage Misalignment Eccentricity Mechanical Looseness Bearing Problems Learn about MCSA from the Subject Matter Experts.

Webinar: A Case Study on EMI Monitoring Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Case Study, Webinar No Comment

Introduction View the webinar here. Electro – Magnetic Interference (EMI) Monitoring is a non – intrusive, on – line surveillance technique to detect and identify electrical defects in motors, generators, IsoPhase Bus, Transformers, and other electrical systems: Arcing Partial Discharge Gap Discharge Corona Random Noise Micro – Sparking (Rapid Gap Discharge) emi assessment algorithm The […]

Case Study: Mitigating ‘Photographing/Ghosting’ on Collector Rings Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Case Study No Comment

THE PROBLEM: A large, privately owned company in the southeast U.S. had a 35 MW turbine generator undergo a major rotor overhaul. During this major, new collector rings and new after market, cartridge-style, plug-in holders were installed by a contractor. These new holders were recommended and sold to the plant by an independent sales representative. […]

Case Study: Cutsforth™ Solutions for 250 MW Westinghouse Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Case Study No Comment

Arcing Problems on a 250 MW Westinghouse THE PROBLEM: A large power company in the mid west noticed ongoing arcing and sparking on this particular unit. THE CAUSE: The brushes were bound and hanging up inside the brush holders inhibiting brush movement, causing the arcing (electrical erosion) and compromising the brush to ring connection. The end […]

Case Study: DIY Grinding Corrected by Cutsforth™ Truing Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Case Study No Comment

Plant Worsens Slip Rings by DIY Grinding  THE PROBLEM: A large, privately owned power company in the U.S. has a 180 MW Westinghouse generator with aftermarket brush holders installed. This generator was experiencing constant arcing on the brushes and photographing on the slip rings. Plant personnel reported seeing arc “trailers” that wrapped more than 30 […]