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Features

  • Two-channel device
  • Compact, stand-alone vibration monitoring
  • Two relay outputs with programmable setpoints
  • Ethernet 10/100 Base-T communication
  • Continuous monitoring and protection
  • Three buffered transducer outputs
  • LCD display
  • Two acceleration inputs

The GE Bently Nevada 2300 Series Vibration Monitor provides cost-effective continuous vibration monitoring and protection capabilities for less critical and spared machinery. They are specifically designed to continuously monitor and protect essential medium to low criticality machinery in a wide range of industries including: oil & gas, power generation, water treatment, pulp and paper, manufacturing, mining, cement, and other industries.

The 2300 Vibration Monitors deliver vibration monitoring and high vibration level alarming. They include two channels of seismic or proximity measurement inputs from various accelerometer, Velomitor and Proximitor types, a speed input channel for time-synchronous measurements, and outputs for relay contacts. The 2300/20 monitor features a configurable 4-20 mA output which interfaces more points to a DCS. The 2300/25 monitor features System 1 connectivity for Trendmaster SPA interface which enables users to leverage existing DSM SPA infrastructure.

The 2300 Vibration Monitors are designed for use on a broad range of machine trains or individual casings where the sensor point count fits the monitor's channel count and where advanced signal processing is desired.

GE Bently Nevada System 1 Evolution Software
Condition monitoring and diagnostic software to aid operation and maintenance of industrial facilities
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GE Bently Nevada 2300 Weatherproof Housing
Fiberglass or stainless steel housing for 2300 kit, includes door window, hazardous area option
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GE Bently Nevada Technical Training
Training and consulting for applications involving all facets of power generation, mechanical drives, and petro-chemical industries
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GE Bently Nevada 2300 System 1 Evo License
2300 System 1 Evo License / Basic Protection Device Import
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Application Notes

Here's how some of our customers used this product.

Solving Thrown Gears and Snapped Belts in a Rotary Grain Cleaner

The Background: Our customer is an agricultural company that uses a rotary grain cleaner to separate the dockage from the grain before it gets shipped or stored.

The Problem: The unit rotates at low speed (under 400 rpm) and is throwing gearboxes and snapping drive belts. The customer needs a way to identify the problem and to prevent its recurrence.

The Solution: We recommended the GE Bently Nevada 2300 Series Vibration Monitor. By knowing the rotational rate of the motor and the number of teeth on the gears, the user can calculate the gear mesh frequency. With the 2300 they can monitor this specific frequency to see the state of the gearbox. Waveform data can also be shown on an oscilloscope or a condition monitor such as the GE Bently Nevada VB7 condition monitor. If the waveform shows a spike matching up with the gear mesh frequency then the customer will have a pretty good idea that the gear has a chipped or has a broken tooth. If they see the waveform modulate with run speed then it could be a worn out gear mesh or the gears could be too far apart to mesh consistently.

The second part of the application involved the snapping of drive belts. Again, the user can calculate the belt pass frequency and use the 2300 to monitor this as well. The belt pass frequency is dependent on the belt length and, before the belt snaps it will elongate. Rather than monitor the amplitude of this signal we are more interested in the frequency. By using a low frequency sensor and monitoring the range of frequencies where the belt pass frequency would be, the user can determine when the belt has elongated and the operator can change a low cost belt rather than deal with the damage caused by the snapped belt balling up in the machine.

Part Number Price Available
2300/20_KIT-001-00-00
Show Configuration
Outputs
4-20mA
Kit
Includes fiberglass housing & 2 accelerometer sensors w/ 17ft cables
Approvals
None
System 1 Software
Not included
Reconfigure
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2300/20_KIT-001-02-00
Show Configuration
Outputs
4-20mA
Kit
Includes fiberglass housing & 2 accelerometer sensors w/ 17ft cables
Approvals
Multiple explosive atmosphere certifications (ATEX/IECEx/CSA)
System 1 Software
Not included
Reconfigure
Call for pricing 1

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