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Case Study:

Increase Plant Uptime


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Customer Details

A sub-bituminous coal-fired power plant in Western India - one of the
largest operational power plants in the country
Problems
Hardware and service limitations in the existing
vibration monitoring and protection system installed on
the circulating water pump of the 800 MW power plant
Objective

- To provide a cost-effective solution for machine
protection
- To increase plant uptime
Solution

Installation of Forbes Marshall make microprocessor based Vibtrans 19” rack digital vibration monitoring system with trip relay and retransmission output.
The Vibtrans is an API-670 compliant system with redundant and hot swappable functionality for all
types of modules, field selectable filters, communication with DCS and HMI via MODBUS –
RS485.
Benefits
? Improved plant maintenance
? Enhanced operational and plant safety
? Auto-shutdown facility
? Increased life span of machines
? Reduced costs towards inventory, manpower and
energy