Field Investigation of Gearbox Vibration Due to Cracked Motor Rotor Bars
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Approximately one year after installing a new gearbox, vibration levels were gradually increasing. The tire plant requested that the gearbox manufacturer investigate under warranty. A field study was performed by an independent engineering company to measure the vibration of the motor, gearbox, and rubber mixer unit at the plant.
Feese, Troy; Pinner, Ross (2013). Field Investigation of Gearbox Vibration Due to Cracked Motor Rotor Bars. Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories. Available electronically from