New Plant/Facility? Putting new equipment into service? Need to qualify new or refurbished equipment from suppliers?
VAI has highly qualified ISO Certified Category IV Analysts who can perform accurate and comprehensive acceptance tests to meet your requirements. We do more than just collect one data set and call it good. We will support and witness all acceptance testing and perform according to specified operating conditions. We support Acceptance Testing that includes coast up / coast down, natural frequency, resonant and “bump” testing, multiple data sets at specified operating conditions, and speed and operating condition variation. We will also include a customized and detailed report documenting all data taken, along with results, recommendations and conclusions.
ADVANCED TESTING AND TROUBLESHOOTING
- ODS (OPERATING DEFLECTION SHAPE) TESTING
- MODAL ANALYSIS TESTING
- MULTI-CHANNEL RECORDING AND ANALYSIS
ODS & Modal Analysis tests are quite similar. ODS tests involves collecting data while the machine is in operation. This lets the machine generate the vibration data needed to determine how a machine is moving (the test results provide a 3-d animation of the machine’s movement). Since both ODS and Modal Analysis Testing are very labor intensive, all other testing should be performed first.