Engineering Reliability Specialists

Case Studies

12th, August 2014

Food Processing

In the UK we like our crisps, and as a nation we consume about six billion packets a year. Understandably, potato crisps and savoury snacks are big business. In a report published in 2012 the savoury snack market experienced 7.1% growth in 2011, when the UK economy was definitely...

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12th, August 2014

Heavy Plant Machinery

Biomass power stations currently generate more than 11,000 MW, the second largest amount of renewable energy in the UK. The term biomass covers a wide range of fuels, derived from timber and agriculture. Some sources are grown specifically for electricity generation. Others are waste, such as sugar cane once...

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12th, August 2014

Heavy Plant Machinery

The principles and case for Oil Condition Monitoring (OCM) has long been established. Whichever technique is used in industry for the purpose of RCM, there is the risk that the condition of the machine or lubricant could become seriously contaminated or otherwise affected at a point just after or...

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12th, August 2014

Sand Shredders

Shredder drive arrangements are notoriously difficult to monitor periodically or continuously and their failure can cause the plant to come to a complete stand still while the offending shaft mounted gear reducer, AC motor and the large shredder support shaft bearings are repaired or replaced. After a number of...

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12th, August 2014

Oven Extractor Fan

During one of our monthly scheduled routine condition monitoring surveys at one of the UK’s largest automotive production plants, we identified that the critical oven extraction fan was showing classic signs of imbalance (overall velocity levels up to 43mm/s and the 1/rev balance component up to 29mm/s). Given the...

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12th, August 2014

Carbon Plant Ball Mill

DMS currently are the contract supplier for all condition based monitoring services at one of the UK’s leading aluminium smelting plants. Prior to the contract being awarded to DMS, the carbon plant within the smelting plant had a catastrophic failure on their main gear reducer that drives the Ball Mill....

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12th, August 2014

Gietart Shot Blast Machine

In April 2007 the BSS Bradford facility suffered a catastrophic failure. The Shot Blast machine caught fire and the resulting damage was so serious that the machine was decommissioned. Loan equipment was quickly acquired until the machine could be replaced, but nonetheless, damage costs were estimated at over £300,000....

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Market Sectors We Work In.

Our highly skilled engineers have amassed years of knowledge and experience working with major blue-chip organisations across a wide cross section of industry sectors. We work in partnership with our clients to deliver tailored solutions that meet the individual needs of the business, supporting them in achieving the common goals of improved performance and reduced cost.