Portable Vibration Analyzer from GE
GE Measurement and Control
April 8, 2012
The Bently Nevada SCOUT portable vibration monitoring and analysis instrument from GE Measurement and Control, Minden, NV, acts as a data collector, analyzer, and balancer for use in the oil, gas, and power-generation industries. The device is available in a 2-channel (SCOUT100) or 4-channel (SCOUT140) version. Measurement ranges are 1000 g, 25,000 mm/s, and 2500 mm. The devices offer 2-plane balancing, ≥ 95 dB dynamic range, a laser speed sensor for capture of machine running speed, and a Keyphasor tachometer mode. Features include improved ergonomics, a high-resolution backlit LCD, multichannel data collection on route recordings, 1 GB of memory for data, 10 hr. battery life, DC-coupled sensor support, up to 12,800 lines of FFT resolution, and 40 kHz Fmax.
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