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IMI Sensors High Frequency ICP® Industrial Accelerometer
operates to 30k Hz for Gear Mesh and Bearing Fault Diagnosis

Model 621B40 high-frequency industrial ICP® accelerometer from the IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) works with online or portable monitoring systems to provide reliable, effective vibration monitoring. It operates to 30k Hz, even with a magnet, and captures high frequency gear mesh faults often missed during routine route-based measurements. Due to the sensor’s high frequency range, it is ideal for measurements on high-speed compressors, gear boxes and turbomachinery, for early detection of impending problems.

When analyzing the condition of an integral gear compressor, a technician must be able to examine gear mesh frequency and its sidebands. The harmonics of the gear mesh and natural frequency of the gears play a significant role in diagnosing potential machinery faults. A magnetically mounted Model 621B40 supplies a response to more than 30k Hz, allowing a vibration analyst to obtain precise measurements of these high frequency phenomena. For more detailed specifications, drawings, or additional information, please visit www.pcb.com.

Celebrating 40 years of products, innovation and customer service, PCB® is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include ICP® and charge output piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. With 24-hour customer support; direct sales offices throughout Europe and Asia; and an established global distribution network, PCB® attributes its continued growth to an unwavering commitment to total customer satisfaction.

PCB and ICP are registered trademarks of PCB Group, Inc.

PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the measurement of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustics, shock, vibration and acceleration.
The company also specialises in industrial vibration monitoring instrumentation for continuous vibration monitoring, predictive maintenance and 24/7 machinery protection.
PCB® operates under a policy of Total Customer Satisfaction. This policy is not only supported by value for money products, but also by lifetime warranty plus

For more information, please contact :-

PCB Piezotronics Ltd.
Tel: +44(0)1462 429710
Fax: +44(0)1462 429798

September 2007

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