Reciprocating Crankshaft Web Deflection (RWB007)

This course defines crankshaft web deflections in gas engines and reciprocating compressors. Many of the root causes of web deflection are explored and described. A representative list of maximum allowable web deflections is provided, along with recommended time intervals between crankshaft inspections. The student is introduced to several methods used to measure web deflections and provided with an example of a typical recording chart. This course also lists the major causes of a bent crankshaft and provides methods for determining whether a crankshaft is bent.

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2016 Dresser-Rand Training Catalog