Rotating Machinery

Balancing of Rotating Machinery - CAT III & CAT IV

This course covers single plane balancing in detail and introduces dual plane balancing for rotating machines. It includes both field balancing and shop balancing techniques. Topics such as pre-balance checks, influence coefficients, static-couple and course workshops are included. This course is partial preparation for the ISO 18436-2:2014 Vibration Analyst Category III & Category IV Certification Exams and the Balancing Specialist Exam by the Vibration Institute.

Balancing of Rotating Machinery

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This course covers single and basic two-plane balancing techniques. It includes both field balancing and shop (balancing machine) balancing. Topics included are pre-balance checks, influence coefficients, balance quality and tolerances, residual unbalance testing and case histories. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category III and IV, and Balancing Specialist Certification Exams.

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