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Servicing A Heavy-Duty Engine Damper

Posted by Brian LeBarron on Mar 7, 2017

Unexpected downtime is costly for everyone involved.  In the fast paced and competitive oil and gas industry an engine failure in any critical piece of operating machinery can significantly impact revenue.  Maintaining heavy duty diesel and gas compression engines in pumping stations, gensets, construction equipment and on-highway trucks are all vitally important.

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Topics: Engine Damper Service & Remanufacturing

A Driveline Vibration Damper Is Different Than A Crankshaft Damper

Posted by Brian LeBarron on Sep 8, 2015

While they may appear similar in design, Vibratech TVD driveline vibration dampers are different than crankshaft dampers. 

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Topics: Driveline Dampers

Viscous Damper Silicone

Posted by Brian LeBarron on Jul 28, 2015

Vibratech TVD has perfected the use of silicone for over 70 years in viscous damping applications.  As a vibration damping medium, silicone provides four key properties.

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Topics: Viscous Dampers

Why A Viscous Damper Optimizes Performance

Posted by Brian LeBarron on Feb 19, 2015

In our previous post, we explained torsional vibration.  Torsional vibration can be categorized under Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) and directly impacts powertrain performance and durabality, plus affects the operator.

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Topics: Viscous Dampers

How Does A Viscous Damper Work?

Posted by Brian LeBarron on Feb 5, 2015

 

In Part 1 we defined a viscous damper as a fundamental component to create durability and efficiency in a powertrain system by reducing torsional vibration.

To understand what torsional vibration is, we turn to Aaron Neyman, Vibratech TVD Snr. Product Engineer and Torsional Vibration Analyst who stated in an exclusive EngineLabs.com interview:

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Topics: Viscous Dampers, Torsional Vibration

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