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This high-level, multi-instructor-led course is bringing participants a deep understanding of balancing methods and confidence with hands-on practice on test rotors. 

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

  • Conduct effective balancing of machine trains in the field: calculation of trials, evaluation of results, decision making.
  • Select strategy ensuring minimum disruption costs and proper data quality.
  • Use calculation tools the most applicable to situation, evaluate inputs and outputs and recalculate between balancing methods and data conventions.
  • Get a deep understanding of balancing process allowing effective supervision of solution weights installation and troubleshooting data integrity problems.

3 days

This course is designed for machinery diagnosticians, startup engineers and remote diagnostic center specialists.
Machinery Diagnostics (MD)
Although GE will not refuse persons who do not meet pre-requisites, the Advanced Field Balancing course will start where the Machinery Diagnostics course ends. Without the prerequisite, participants will not get full understanding and the expected return on investment.
  • Balancing fundamentals
  • Basic calculations and conventions
  • Single Plane Balancing with Workshop.
  • Static/Couple Balancing with Workshop.
  • Influence Vector Method (multiplane) Balancing.
  • Bently Balance: data acquisition, configuration, calculations and solution evaluation.

  • Workshop: balancing in two planes, using Bently Balance*  
  • Relation between Static/Couple and Influence Vector methods 
  • Workshop: influence vectors - import, export, recalculation between methods.
  • Balancing for compromise conditions.
  • Evaluation of balancing quality. Balancing report.
  • Workshop/Examination – multiple plane balancing.



Programs Status
Advanced Field Balancing / 18-Jun-18 - 20-Jun-18 / Minden, NV / MCSMDSAFBM2518
Course Language:English
Price: 2300 - USD
Class Status: SCHEDULED
Advanced Field Balancing / 22-Oct-18 - 24-Oct-18 / Florence, Italy / MCSMDSAFB4218
Course Language:English
Price: 2950 - EUR
Class Status: SCHEDULED

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