Machine Reliability Services

Vipac has worked in the machine reliability field for over 40 years, applying the latest solutions to a diverse range of machines across all segments of the power, process, petrochemical, mining and mineral processing industries. Vipac’s approach to asset reliability encompasses a broad range of diagnostic techniques to gain a complete understanding of a machine’s condition.

As machinery faults are identified, follow up actions are prioritised through discussion with relevant personnel, and then planned into maintenance schedules, leading to significant long term savings from condition based maintenance.

Vipac’s total asset reliability approach provides:

  • Immediate knowledge of plant asset status
  • Machine fault identification and warning of impending failure
  • Clear and concise diagnosis and maintenance recommendations
  • Identification of systematic faults and recommendations of solution
  • A knowledge base for high level investigations

Machine Reliability Services can be employed on many types of properties including:

  • Commercial
  • Office Buildings
  • Residential and Apartment Buildings
  • Major Retail Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Power stations
  • Processing plants
  • Mining sites
  • Manufacturing sites

Vipac utilise a combination of technologies to accurately identify improvements to operational performance.

  • Vibration Condition Monitoring
  • In Situ Machine Balancing
  • Resonance testing
  • Laser Alignment
  • Thermographic Inspection Procedures
  • Pipe Thickness Testing
  • Oil Analysis (Tribology)
  • Electric Motor Power and Current Signature Analysis