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At Icon we are privileged to view the engine test results our customers send us on a daily basis. Recently, we have received many messages from chief engineers who are puzzled by the shape of the pressure curves they are seeing. They look back to front! The reason for this is the engine timing has...
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IB Ymer is one a number of Icebreakers owned by the Swedish Maritime Administration under operational and technical management of Viking Supply Ships. She can generate a total power of around 19,000kW supplied by 5 Wartsila Pielstick 12PC2-2 V12 main engines. These engines have a common rail injection system on which the engineers can easily...
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ICON RESEARCH LTD Introduction Kistler combustion pressure sensors are precision measurement devices designed to cope with the high temperatures and thermal shock experienced in the hostile environment of diesel and gas engine cylinder monitoring. This application note discusses how to help protect the investment you have made in your sensors by taking steps to minimise possible damage...
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Why Monitor Four-Stroke Generator Engines?
The Benefits of Monitoring Large Engines All types of machinery require some form of maintenance schedule. Traditionally, routine maintenance has consisted of component replacement or a service after a set number of operating hours. This method is being replaced by analysing changes in a machine’s behaviour by monitoring physical parameters, to identify when maintenance is...
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My name is James (or Jim) Fraser – Product Manager at Icon Research. LinkedIn recently reminded me of my seven-year “work anniversary” … With that in mind, I thought now would be a good time to reflect on my last few years at Icon.   Joining Icon Previously, I’ve worked for huge companies consisting of...
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Vibration monitoring equipment |Details of condition monitoring
Wireless Vibration Monitoring Equipment Why are details so important for wireless vibration monitoring equipment? When it comes to wireless vibration monitoring equipment, you want reliability. The last thing you need is for your vibration monitoring equipment to fail. Otherwise, what’s the point in monitoring in the first place? At Icon Research, we have more than...
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MEMS has been identified as one of the most promising technologies and impacts both industrial and commercial products by combining silicon-based microelectronics with micromachining technology. MEMS sensors are a significant part of the Internet of Things (IoT), hence condition monitoring products that adopts a MEMS accelerometer as the core sensor helps to reduce overall cost...
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Wireless Sensors Wireless sensors gather data about local conditions and share their findings with other components to further process the information. The major advantage that wireless sensors possess is they are very low maintenance and only require a small amount of power to be able to function. The other main attraction is that it is...
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In this blog, we explore the different elements and measurements that wireless sensors as well as looking into IoT and the role sensors have   The Benefits of Wireless Sensors   Wireless sensors come in all shapes and sizes and can monitor detect a lot of different elements and measurements. The systems can be configured to...
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What can wireless sensors monitor? Wireless sensors can tell you a lot about the condition of your machinery. Oftentimes, this depends on your business and the unique applications of your wireless sensors. In other words, what are you trying to measure? In this blog, we explore the different elements and measurements that wireless sensors can...
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