GE Oil & Gas/ Digital Solutions



A hands-on course for anyone involved with operating and maintaining a 3500 Monitoring System. Topics include overview of hardware components, using the rack configuration software, maintaining and troubleshooting the system. Workshops include practice with 'live' monitors and racks. Class sizes are kept small to ensure that students have the opportunity to fully explore the capabilities of the system.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the role of the 3500 Monitoring System in machinery monitoring and protection.
  • Explain the difference between matched and unmatched proximity transducers, installation pitfalls, and verifying systems using the TK-3.
  • Configure and verify monitors types including the TDI, Radial Vibration, Thrust, Keyphasor, and relay monitors.
  • Apply software switches, Trip Multiply, and Rack Alarm Inhibit.
  • Interpreting monitor LED conditions
  • Troubleshooting techniques for transducers and replacement of 3500 monitors.
  • Full Course Agenda: 3500 Agenda

Course Length: 3 days
Materials Provided: Training Manual (3500_ToC1) & Lab Stations with all hardware.


Other courses you may be interested in:
Fundamentals of Vibration        System 1 Fundamentals          2300 Monitor Online Learning Module


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