About Vibration Analysts Inc.

Welcome to Vibration Analysts Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive vibration monitoring services and solutions for clients world-wide.

Our services include machine vibration monitoring and data analysis tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.  We also provide remote vibration monitoring services for clients who collect their own periodic data and send it to us for analysis.

Our teams of experienced Vibration Consultants, Reliability Analysts, Vibration Engineers and Rotating Component Specialists, are dedicated to delivering accurate and reliable solutions.  Our approach to equipment vibration monitoring utilizes state-of-the-art technology and methodologies, ensuring both accurate and affordable results.

Clients consistently recognize our teams for their exceptional skills and experience with vibration monitoring programs.  Discover how our vibration monitoring company helps clients optimize their equipment performance and reliability.  Contact our Vibration Monitoring Company today to discuss how we can assist with your specific requirements.

Call us now at 815-742-1793 or for more information, refer to the links below.

Who Is VAI?

Who Is VAI?

We are a full service Vibration Testing Company, and we provide a complete range of vibration program services and support to companies worldwide. We also provide several vibration training courses including ISO Categories I, II and III both on-site and at our Technical Training Center.

For help with any vibration questions or issues, whether it’s an emergent analysis of your data, building a database, providing emergent data analysis, on-site testing or troubleshooting, call us at 815-742-1793.

Our Success Story

The Reasons for Our Success:

We have been providing our vibration program services since 2001 which means we must be doing something right. We believe the main reason for our success is that we combined all of the industry’s “Best Practices” into one sustainable service and patented a unique data analysis process that allows use to accurately (98%+) and efficiently analyze large quantities of data for about 1/3 the cost of an in-house program.  We also provide our clients with FREE 24/7 technical support and of a complete series of technical training courses, including FREE on-site Data Collector training when we analyze the client’s data..

For more information about our services please call us at 815-742-1793.

A Few More Reasons for Our Success:

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About Our Founder

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Ray W. Rhoe is President of Vibration Analysts Inc.

Ray has extensive experience in reliability-centered maintenance and component performance troubleshooting, and is an ISO Cat. IV Certified Vibration Analyst and Professional Engineer.  Ray has shaped our company’s vision to be the leader in proactive maintenance solutions by developing our unique and patented data analysis process which allows us to fully maintain and operate superior vibration program for clients and at about 1/3 the in-house cost.

Ray graduated from The Citadel in 1978, and obtained a Professional Engineer’s License. He started working in a “Noise and Vibration Group” at an east coast shipyard responsible for building and overhauling US Navy nuclear vessels.  Ray later became the company’s Submarine Pump Component Engineer, and then transferred to a large nuclear power utility working as their Pump Component Specialist. By combining his pump and vibration experience, and by attending several advanced vibration training courses, Ray worked his way up to become their Plant Vibration Engineer and an ISO Category IV Analyst.

While working in the nuclear industry, Ray completed a large Operating Deflection Shape Test (ODS) test on a 1250-megawatt Turbine Generator and two (2) elevations of the Main Turbine Building. Ray’s experience also includes precision single plane balancing jobs, troubleshooting structural resonances, and providing ISO Vibration Certification Training (Categories I, II and III).

Ray started working as an Independent Vibration Consultant in 2003, and shortly after patented his data analysis process in 2006.  After recognizing it’s many benefits, Ray incorporated his business and we became “Vibration Analysts Inc”.  It’s who we are; it’s what we do.

Ray’s Professional Training includes:

  • Practical Solutions to Machinery Vibrations – Update International
  • ISO Level I / Category II Vibration Certification – Vibration Institute
  • ISO Category III Vibration Certification – Vibration Institute
  • ISO Category IV Vibration Certification – Vibration Institute
  • Operating Deflection Shapes (ODS) and Modal Analysis – CSI Inc.
  • Basic Machinery Diagnostics – Bently / Nevada
  • Advanced Machinery Diagnostics – Bently / Nevada
  • Balancing and Rotor Dynamics – Vibration Institute
  • Finite Element Analysis – RODYN

Ray also provides the following training:

  • Vibration Data Collector
  • Single Plane Balancing
  • ISO Category I Vibration Certification
  • ISO Category II Vibration Certification
  • ISO Category III Vibration Certification
  • CSI AMS Software Training (Vibration Database Management)

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