Hand-Arm Vibration and Power Tools

Power tools have been known to induce the risk of vibration-related diseases. An acute disease that is caused by regular exposure to hand-arm vibration (HAV) is known as white finger or Raynaud’s disease. There are also other vibration-related diseases such as: permanent and painful numbness…

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Balancing in Manufacturing

Balancing has been an important function in industries that produce or utilize rotating machinery and equipment. The reason for balancing rotating equipment is because most materials and manufacturing processes are inherently flawed to some degree. It is extremely difficult to achieve a perfectly balanced product…

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Vibration in Rotating Equipment

Imbalance in Rotating Machinery Examples of mass imbalance: unbalanced propeller and uneven distribution of electrical winding The word imbalance, unbalanced, and unbalanced mass are interchangeable. Vibration in rotating machinery is commonly caused by imbalance. Imbalance is a condition where a shaft’s rotational axis and weight…

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Variation in Imbalance of Rotating Machinery & Equipment

Rotating equipment encompasses a wide range of products such as washing machines, power tools, fans, compressors, to name a few. These products are exposed to varying environments and operating conditions that can have a longterm impact on their performance. As an example, pumps are ubiquitous in industrial plants and…

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