Bently Nevada has a rich history of machinery condition monitoring experience and has always placed a high priority on educating and helping customers manage & maintain their equipment better. Every quarter, you will see published content by Bently Nevada to be highlighted as the digital Orbit newsletter. Although the format may be different than previous newsletters from the past, the information is just as valid and informative as the original printed Orbit magazine.
With one full year under our belt of the Orbit eNews all Digital Orbit Magazine, we will continue to share with you the updates of Orbit 60, Bently Nevada’s latest condition monitoring, protection and data integration platform as well as what some are not aware of; Bently’s flagship condition monitoring software, System 1, supporting not only our critical machinery protection systems, but the full portfolio, including portables. In addition to portables, the 3500/72M Recip Rod Position Monitor is a four-channel device that accepts input from Proximity probes. The 3500/72M Rod Position Monitor provides waveform data to System 1 via a 3500 Transient Data Interface Module (TDI).
Recently a customer shared with us a sudden change of the 1X vibration response of a steam turbine at steady state operating condition is assumed to be the result of damage, such as a liberated blade. Read more on how Bently helped correct the issue. Finally, Quality and Customer Peace of Mind. Here, we introduce you to the Bently team and what Quality means to the Bently Nevada family.
Welcome back for the 3rd quarter update of Orbit 60, Bently Nevada’s latest condition monitoring, protection and data integration platform where we are now working with hundreds of customers globally to develop proposals for new projects, retrofits and to apply Orbit 60 to unique applications.
Process-intensive Industrial Operators are increasingly wading into the Digital Transformation revolution to streamline production in the face of globalization, a shifting workforce, and heightened cyber security threats.
Trendmaster has had a long history of making it easy and cost-effective to cover more of your assets with online condition monitoring. This new inclusion into the suite of products supported by System 1 Evo will allow Trendmaster to continue doing so for decades to come.
Online condition monitoring system brings huge returns in terms of reduced maintenance costs and production losses due to unscheduled failures (and shutdowns). The Ranger Pro Wireless monitoring system used in a project proved to be an excellent option for one of our customers.
Finally, the Bently Nevada services organization is a key enabler to the transformation that the business is undergoing through many of the products listed above. Learn more from our new Service leader.
Over the past 20 years, System 1 has been a critical tool for customers in Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and General Industries, with more than 10,000 active users globally. In addition, our Services team leverages the platform to support end customers with remote asset monitoring and expert machinery analysis in real time 24/7. Across modern process-intensive industries, control and protection systems are the backbone of critical machinery management. These systems, along with the personnel who use them, are the first responders to unexpected safety, environmental, and productivity issues. We are also proud to announce that our new Orbit 60 product is available to quote (ATQ) as of April 2020. Our teams are actively working with customers on upgrade opportunities, new applications, and large global projects to position Orbit 60’s innovative design platform. In addition to System 1 and Orbit 60, Ranger Pro is on the emerging side of the next lifecycle's curves in revision three and is an exciting new product for Bently Nevada. Read the latest view point from the Senior Product Manager of Bently Nevada sensors on plans going forward. Finally, often times our customers will share their experiences as described in the events that occurred at Ras Tanura Refinery Centrifugal Compressor (410 K-1). The plant where the compressor operates is designed to produce Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) from a mixture of sour gases from the crude stabilization and refining process to give their perspective on how Bently Nevada continues to support them. At Bently, we are very proud of our legacy and continued evolution to meet new use cases and solve new customer problems.
It is impressive to know that many of our employees here at Bently Nevada have served in our business for a minimum of ten years, with employees reaching forty or more years in 2020 as they near their retirement. With that said, we continue to deliver our excitement and energy into keeping things fresh with new technology. The excitement across the marketplace is in full swing with the announcement of Bently Nevada’s next generation condition monitoring, protection and data integration platform showcased this past September 2019. Delivering safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally friendly operations while maintaining a competitive advantage over peers is virtually unachievable without intelligent adoption of technology and cultural acceptance of changes to long standing processes.
The global compliance landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace. In addition to compliance becoming increasingly detailed and specific by machine, process, application, and environment, many countries are introducing their own specific regulatory requirements. Process-intensive Industrial Operators are increasingly wading into the digital transformation revolution to streamline production in the face of globalization, a shifting workforce, and heightened cyber security threats. While technology moves at a rapid pace with exciting advancements and new discoveries, it’s the beneficial application of said technology that is key. In the world of Condition Monitoring and protection, terms such as the Internet of Things, edge devices, smart sensors, cloud capability, digital, are the latest trends towards connecting machines in order to gather even more data for machine learning to provide insights into the future.
Bently Nevada has launched its next generation platform of condition monitoring! Learn more and connect with us in person at future events. Connect Live! Learn. Share. Experience. Throughout these opportunities, System 1 is Bently Nevada’s flagship software platform where leadership has shared on how System 1’s best-in-class combination of Connectivity, Analytics, and Visualization capabilities positions it as the premier Edge Historian and Condition Monitoring platform for all Industrial Operators. Bently Nevada has been your trusted source of highly reliable machinery information for the last 60 years – and we’re here to help you for the next 60+ years! A plant reliability managers’ top concern is ensuring that all plant assets remain healthy, online, and productive. The only way to do that with certainty is to frequently monitor the health of every eligible machine in a plant, an endeavor that was nearly impossible -- until now.