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I R D Balancing

World’s Leading Supplier of Soft- & Hard-Bearing Balancing Machines & Instruments

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Whether you are dealing with a turbine in a power plant. . as well as a full line of instruments.or hard-bearing answer for your application. And we’re ISO 9001 quality system registered. we set the industry standard for balancing machinery and instrumentation.022 to 600 000 pounds). We haven’t stopped since. your rotors need to be balanced as precisely as possible. We began developing new balancing technologies 50 years ago. We have been in the balancing business for nearly 50 years. As IRD Mechanalysis. Almost every major balancing innovation or technology had its start with us. an armature from an electric motor. maintenance and repair of rotating equipment.Accuracy History Accurate balancing is essential to the operation. Our products can accommodate a range of rotor weights from a fraction of a kilogram to over 272 000 kilograms (. or a roll in a paper mill. we are the only major manufacturer to offer a complete range of both softand hard-bearing machines. We’re historically proven and charging ahead into the future. The systems we sell are supported by a global network of service. support. We have over 5000 systems installed in virtually every industrialized nation in the world. applications expertise and training programs. Now. a fan in a chemical facility. as a division of Entek IRD. What we know about precision balancing allows us to recommend the best soft.

00002 oz in) Features of Hard-Bearing Horizontal & vertical machines available Ideally suited for production balancing Can handle excessive initial unbalance First-run readout. modular design Broad rotor weight range in each machine I R D B A L A N C I N G A 150 ton (135 000 kilogram) turbine rotor in a nuclear power station being balanced and machined on site in a fully transportable.45 kilogram (1 pound) to 11 340 kilograms (25 000 pounds).Soft. midrange balancing machines are available in many models for rotors weighing from . no trial weights required Rigid construction. fewer moving parts Optional weight addition or removal devices available No expensive construction of special concrete foundations is required for any IRD soft.& Hard-Bearing Balancing Machines Features of Soft-Bearing High balance sensitivity as small as 0. 300 ton capacity (270 000 kilogram) balancing machine system. . General purpose.or hard-bearing machines.015 g mm (0. Balance at lower & safer speeds Instrumentation capability of both first run readout and trial weight calibration Instrumentation can read vibration displacement in addition to unbalance Transportable.

Balancing Machines Selected Examples B Soft-Bearing B01/S Tabletop B01/S tabletop balancing machine with integrated instrument for balancing rotors weighing from less than an ounce (28 grams) up to 10 pounds (4. F100 hard-bearing balancing machine with end drive and 275 balancing instrument. F Hard-Bearing F04 Small.& dual-plane problems Balance corrections instantly computed & shown in weight units Shaft-synchronous digital tracking filters for high precision balancing Ideal for hard.5 kilograms).& dual-plane problems Document results with balance certificate using optional printer Comparison to established tolerances Polar or digital displays provide graphic representation of balance vectors Also available in hardbearing version 246 Soft-Bearing Portable Ideal for use on a balancing machine & for in-situ field balancing Automatic solution of single. FV Hard-Bearing FV01 Two-plane. safety guard and 275 balancing instrument in the same frame. FV01 hardbearing balancing machine equipped with two manual drilling units. high performance instrument Automatic solution of single. F Hard-Bearing F100 Large. Balancing Instruments Complete Offering model model model model models 290 Soft-Bearing Color Touchscreen Menu-driven touchscreen for quick data entry Automatic solution of single. horizontal axis. easy-to-use Includes full-size printer for generating balancing certificate 270 271 272 Hard-Bearing Digital Readout Cost-effective solution for hard-bearing machines Optional interface to external computer or printer Fully integrates with hard-bearing balancing machine Model 270 for horizontal.or soft-bearing machines Free-standing or rack-mounted configuration 275 Hard-Bearing Color Display Color display with built-in industrial keyboard Automatic drive & speed control Function-key.or Hard-Bearing Digital Readout Cost-effective. vertical axis.& dual-plane problems Balance corrections instantly computed & shown in weight units Built-in printer (interface to external printer included) Shaft-synchronous digital tracking filters for high precision balancing 236 Soft. B Soft-Bearing B140-280K Large. menu-driven operation Fully integrates with hard-bearing balancing machine Intuitive. 272 for dual-plane vertical . horizontal axis hard-bearing balancing machine for balancing cutting tools. 271 for single-plane vertical. This is a compact solution with belt drive. transportable B140-280 soft-bearing balancing machine with end drive and 290 balancing instrument balancing a steam turbine rotor. safety guard and 272 balancing instrument.

236 or 246 instruments.7 36 71 71 99 99 99 178 190 190 400 400 Hard-Bearing Horizontal F1 F2 F4 F6 F16 F44 F66 F100 F200 F440 F Series Choose from 270 or 275 instruments. Transportable Large Capacity.2 400 400 400 550 550 800 1200 Hard-Bearing Vertical FV03 FV06 FV2 FV4 FV Series Choose from 271 or 272 instruments.9 3.irdbalancing.8 3. Transportable Roll Balancing Roll Balancing Roll Balancing Roll Balancing 10 10 36 40 45 94 115 115 124 128 128 154 154 212 212 100 112 112 124 inches 250 250 914 1016 1144 2388 2291 2291 3150 3250 3250 3900 3900 5400 5400 2500 2850 2850 3150 mm 1. FV01 10 30 60 220 440 1100 3300 5 15 30 100 200 500 1500 Direct Direct Direct Direct Direct Direct Direct 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 1 or 2 plane 15.7 15.5 47. Transportable Large Capacity.5 15.com .6 28 28 39 39 62 62 62 74 94 94 inches 320 711 711 990 990 1575 1575 1575 1880 2388 2388 mm 1.Balancing Machines Selection Chart capacity lbs kgs drive description maximum rotor diameter inches mm maximum journal diameter inches mm B01 7 7 500 1000 2000 5000 10 000 15 000 25 000 50 000 75 000 110 000 200 000 280 000 500 000 25 000 50 000 80 000 150 000 lbs 3 3 200 450 900 2300 4500 7000 11 000 23 000 34 000 50 000 90 000 127 000 227 000 11 000 23 000 36 000 68 000 kgs Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt Belt End End End End End End Belt Belt Belt Belt Tabletop Tabletop with Instrument General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose Large Capacity Large Capacity Large Capacity.9 3.9 7.7 15.8 2.0 7.6 21.7 21.2 8 8 13 13 15 15 24 20 20 32 32 32 32 – – – – inches 30 30 203 203 330 330 381 381 610 508 508 813 813 813 813 – – – – mm Soft-Bearing B01/S B5 B10 B Series Choose from 290.5 7. Transportable Large Capacity.7 15.6 31. B20 B50 B100 B150 B200 B500 B750 B140-110K B140-200K B140-280K B140-500K B200R B500R B800R B1500R F04 44 110 220 440 660 1650 4400 6600 10 000 22 000 44 000 lbs 20 50 100 200 300 750 2000 3000 4500 10 000 20 000 kgs Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Belt or End Tool Balancing General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose General Purpose Large Capacity 12. FV11 FV33 www.2 1.4 2.

no matter what it takes.1244.379870 fax .847. On-site start-up. We’ll also provide a complete set of engineering drawings for you to do most of the heavy metal fabrication (like machine bases. Find the right balance.7741 fax UK: Chester 44. IRD Balancing. pedestals and drive systems. is our absolute. techniques and procedures over the past 50 years. suspension and bearing assemblies to your existing machine bases.374914 phone 44. Balancing Training School We know more about balancing technologies and applications than any other supplier in the industry. I R D Balancing Division Offices Columbus. And. Ohio 1. You’ll get the leading-edge performance of a brand new balancing system at a fraction of the cost.5376 phone 1. service and support are available for all balancing machines and instruments.Optimization Do-It-Yourself Field Fabrication We’ll provide you with a kit containing critical components such as suspensions and bearing assemblies. We offer an extensive curriculum of public and in-house training courses and workshops.614. we’re willing to share what we know with you. Update & Upgrade Existing Equipment Update equipment from any manufacturer by selectively adding new IRD balancing instrumentation. This is how we’ve built and kept our hard-earned reputation as the friendliest company in the business. number one priority. In fact. we’ve trained hundreds of thousands of people in balancing theory. for both engineers and operators. frames and pedestals) yourself.614.885. Friendly Service & Support Taking care of our customers.1244. training.