Simple, low-cost vibration meter

Model 240 V-Alert vibration meter from Balmac Inc. is said to take the guesswork out of vibration measurements. Meter features a green LED that illuminates when vibration levels are “good,” and a red LED when vibration levels exceed the severity guideline limit of 0.2 in./sec. Pressing the “measure” button puts the probe tip on the machinery surface and produces a vibrat...

12/01/2006


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Model 240 V-Alert vibration meter from Balmac Inc. is said to take the guesswork out of vibration measurements. Meter features a green LED that illuminates when vibration levels are “good,” and a red LED when vibration levels exceed the severity guideline limit of 0.2 in./sec. Pressing the “measure” button puts the probe tip on the machinery surface and produces a vibration reading within seconds. Easy-to-read 3.5 digit LCD provides numerical vibration readings in velocity RMS and holds the reading for 30 s after the measure button is released. Model 240 is battery operated with an automatic shut-off to maximize battery life. www.balmacinc.com

Balmac Inc.





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