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marine

On your Guard

Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran, explains how a bespoke vibration monitoring system developed for protecting the twin drivetrains of a hovercraft led to the launch of a versatile commercial solution.

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Safeguarding the Station

Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran, explains how vibration and temperature condition monitoring are protecting a new biomass rail load-out system.

Biomass power stations have much in common with those that burn coal and oil, in that they can quickly generate power in order to meet fluctuations in demand

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Protecting Crisps Production

Andy Anthony, Managing Director of Monitran, explains how a leading producer of potato crisps is using vibration sensors and an advanced site-wide condition monitoring system to protect machinery, better schedule maintenance and keep production on track.

Crisps production involves a variety of machines with rotating and moving parts, plus flowing water, hot oils and pneumatics.

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Plant & Works Engineering talks to Andy Anthony

Plant & Works Engineering talks to Andy Anthony, MD of Monitran, about the company’s products, services and philosophies.

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Condition monitoring protects London’s Thames Barrier

Operated by the Environment Agency, the Thames Barrier is London’s main defence against flooding. It became operational in 1982 and protects parts of the city against abnormally high tides and tidal/storm surges. Understandably, the barrier needs to be maintained to ensure it can protect the capital when needed. Indeed, during its history about a third of its 400 plus closures have been necessary, the rest being for maintenance purposes.

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Monitran Product Range

accelerometers

Accelerometers

Ideal for use with portable and on-line vibration analysers.

monitoring systems

Monitoring Systems

Monitoring systems that can be used to measure vibration.

enclosures

Enclosures

Switch Enclosures and Connection Enclosures by Monitran.

linear variable differential transformer

LVDT's

LVDT'S are a popular tansducer in industrial applications.

eddy current probes and drivers

ECPD

The latest precision-wound copper coil Proximity Sensors.

accessories

Accessories

Allowing the user access to a vibration sensor for machinery.


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We manufacture in the United Kingdom and source the majority of our materials and components from selected quality-managed local and national suppliers.

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