16 May Motion Engineering keeping the flow
Daniel McEvoy, a Reliability Engineer at Motion’s Specialised Engineering Services, has been working to ensure the optimal operation of machinery in wastewater plants for over ten years. One of his main responsibilities is to align equipment shafts, which is crucial in maintaining viable maintenance strategies for rotating equipment.
He particularly emphasises the importance of blower shaft alignment, as blowers are critical equipment that can run continuously. Misalignment can lead to several issues such as premature bearing failure, high temperatures, excessive vibration, contamination, and even high-power consumption. Daniel’s expertise in this area has featured in many of his projects.
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