Artec expands its in-house aftermarket support capabilities with the installation of a new no-load variable speed test cell. All gearboxes which are overhauled and rebuilt by Artec shall undergo a 2 hour (or 4 hour) no-load diagnostic test. This shall include a full spectrum vibration analysis, noise measurements, temperature monitoring and well has no-load gearbox efficiency measurements.
Future expansion plans include high speed testing according to API-613/5 requirements.
Current system capabilities include:
- 125 Hp variable frequency motor drive (expandable to 350 HP)
- 120 GPM self contained lube oil system (expandable to 300 GPM)
- 16'x8' slotted bed plate
- Real time full frequency spectrum vibration diagnostic analyzer
- Real time temperature and noise monitoring equipment.