Kittiwake Holroyd's MHC Bearing Checker analyzes bearing condition and lubrication state
Kittiwake Holroyd’s MHC Bearing Checker is designed to provide maintenance engineers with a method of analysing bearing condition and lubrication state. The MHC Bearing Checker is engineered to monitor high frequency acoustic emissions (AE) signals naturally generated by deterioration in rotating machinery.
Users attach the unit via the magnetic sensor head and, within 10 seconds, both dB level and Distress values will be displayed. dB level is an indication of the overall noise of the bearing and is dependent on speed. It increases with speed of rotation, but also with degradation of the bearing or inadequate lubrication. Distress gives an indication of the state of the bearings health. A Distress reading below 10 generally indicates normal operation, a reading higher than 10 is usually indicative of bearing damage or the need for attention.