T&M Instruments 3rd Annual Machine Condition Monitoring Seminar

Are you a part of the predictive / preventative maintenance team at your plant?  Or, in some cases, are you the predictive maintenance team at your plant?  🙂   We’ve all heard quotes about how  X dollars per hour is lost, when a critical piece of equipment goes down unexpectedly. There are 2 truths to this matter:  it’s really impossible to calculate just how much was lost, and no one ever regretted monitoring a critical asset.  T&M Instruments is proud to host its 3rd annual seminar on instrumentation to monitor these assets. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided, but RSVP is required.


Rotating Equipment Maintenance guy

WHEN:  Wednesday December 7th, 2016 8:00am – 2:30pm

 WHERE:  Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

3000 NASA Road 1 Houston, TX 77058


Please RSVP:  Kendra Curtis / 512-772-1553

*Lunch and snacks will be provided, please advise any special dietary needs*


8:00am – 8:30am: light breakfast, introductions

8:30am – 9:30am:   Accelerometers and Prox Probes

Presenter:  David Gripe, CTC Vibration Hardware

Topics include:

          How do these sensors work?

          What’s the best way to install them?

          What kind of environments can they withstand?

          What kind of cabling and connector options are available?

          What are the electrical outputs?


9:30am – 10:30am:  Route-based iPad data collectors

Presenter:  David Bukowitz, GTI Predictive

Topics include:

          What are the basic features of the iPad data collector?

          What can it do differently than a traditional data collector?

          How does it tie into my maintenance program?


10:30am – 11:00am:  Break


11:00am – 12:00pm:  Portable Machinery Analyzers

Presenter:  Kalyan Vitta, Data Physics

Topics include:

          What kind of sensors can I use?

          How do I configure the system to take data?

          How do I analyze and report data?

          What can I learn about my machinery from the data?


12:00pm – 12:30pm:  Retrieve lunch (buffet style)


12:30pm – 1:30pm:  LUNCH Presentation:  FLIR Thermal Cameras

Presenter:  Barry Hirst, FLIR

Topics include:

          How does a thermal camera work?

          What are thermal cameras most used for?

          What’s available for continuous monitoring?

          How are permanent mount cameras different than portable cameras?


1:30pm:  Barry Hirst will have a LIVE DRAWING for a FLIR model Ax8 developer kit ($1,350 value)



FLIR Automation Camera








1:30pm – 2:30pm:  Q&A, meet the experts, product displays


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