Archive for August 28, 2013

Vibration Control in Manufacturing

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in Clevis pins, De-sta-co clamp, Destaco power clamps

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In manufacturing, accuracy is everything. With so many moving parts, a deviation of a fraction of a millimeter can ruin an entire run of pieces. Vibration control is an essential part of any manufacturing project, especially large scale projects and dedicated facilities. Here are just a few places where vibrations can interfere with a project, and a few suggestions on how to control them.

  • Balance of Spinning Parts. Any piece of machinery with spinning parts (such as a drill, a centrifuge, or really any electrical generator or motor) can cause unnecessary vibration if not aligned and balanced properly. A slipped bearing can also send a spinning part off of center. Make sure every machine with spinning parts is running smoothly and efficiently. If you detect any deviation in the