Machinery Condition Monitoring

Weekly Testing

In addition to monthly routine monitoring, the service provides weekly monitoring in certain circumstances. Weekly service will be conducted on a specific work day each week (Monday Friday), with some variation due to weather, holidays, etc.

Weekly monitoring will include the following machines:

When warranted, weekly monitoring may include additional testing as identified by the analyst or engineer and may include: operating deflection shape (ODS), impact testing, additional relative vibration testing (loose base, etc.), and other items.

Plant contact will be responsible to provide a list of machines prior to the scheduled weekly test that includes machines in question (identified by maintenance or operations personnel) and machines that were repaired and placed back in service since the last scheduled monthly monitoring cycle.

A weekly status report shall be provided by the analyst or engineer after testing is completed. Additional test results shall be reviewed by an engineer.