WDB’s top tips to extend machine performance and lifespan

Unexpected downtime is consistently the biggest risk to reliable productivity and can have huge financial implications on your business, as well as to your company’s competitive edge. According to recent estimates, halts in production have cost the industry £180BN a year (Humanising Autonomy). Ensuring your machinery is proactively maintained is the key to extending its […]

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Methods of correcting unbalance

Dynamic balancing involves the adjustment of a rotor’s balance by adding or removing weight. Firstly, we need to determine the components’ unbalance. We calculate this whilst the rotor is rotating at a predetermined speed. The information from this process gives insight into the amount of weight required to counterbalance areas that are either too light […]

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What is Dynamic Balancing?

Dynamic balancing is a method through which machines are put in balance by quickly rotating parts

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Why do you need dynamic balancing for magnetic rotors?

What is a magnetic rotor? Magnetic rotors are integral to high performance, highly efficient electric machines..

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The importance of impeller balancing and inspection

Impeller balancing and inspection is imperative to the smooth operation of your machine. The extremely high rotational speed of an impeller means that if it is vibrating, this could be the result of misalignment and unbalance, causing critical damage to other components and bearings.  When an impeller is out of balance, the tell-tale signs to […]

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