At the end of 2017, RPE "TIK" received a new certificate of approval of the instrumentation for DVA vibration converters.
According to the new document, the period of verification interval has been extended up to 2 years, which will reduce the cost of periodic verification for the customers.
It should be also noted that this leads to replacement of the names of all vibration velocity and vibration acceleration sensors in accordance with the new marking (conversion table of old and new names will be published in the news in early 2018).
In 2017, more than 15 people from various domestic enterprises including PJSC Metafrax, LLC SIBINTEK, PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, and others upgraded their skills in the training center of the company.
The trainees enhanced their theoretical knowledge of the basics of vibration diagnostics by the practical skills, having perfected them on the explosion-proof TIK-VV vibration stand, vibration meter TIK-PION, as well as on the rotary machine model.
Training stand “Rotor machine model” was specially designed for modeling of various kinds faults on dynamic equipment and mastering the procedure for their diagnosis and elimination.
In 2017, RPE "TIK" updated a range of products, namely, TIK-PLC 1xx logical controllers of the second generation. The key change was the appearance of a new space-saving case, which makes it easier to install it on a DIN rail. Other improvements that were introduced include increased service life of the terminal blocks, protection against incorrect connection, and improved electromagnetic compatibility.
In addition to the above mentioned controllers, a completely new and all-purpose TIK-PLC 481 was developed. Its main advantage consists in the ability to work both with sensors having the analog output (4-20 mA, "voltage") and with the digital RS-485. Another one indisputable advantage of the new controller is the ability to configure the parameters without the use of PC thanks to availability of OLED display and five-position joystick.
The nomenclature of the sensors produced has been also expanded - the launch of DVA484 three-axis digital multifunctional vibration inverter was announced. The distinctive feature of this device is the possibility to measure vibration acceleration, vibration velocity, vibration displacement, tilt angle on three coordinates, as well as temperature by using only one sensor. Vibration inverter is equipped with RS-485 digital output and features IP68 protection class. The manufacture of DVA484 is planned to be started in 2018.
In February-March 2017, the plant was visited by two groups of the engineers from Iraqi companies. The guests got acquainted with work of the company's departments and took training courses under the main programs - "Sensors", "Explosion-proof vibration stand TIK-VV", "Vibration diagnostics and vibration monitoring systems".
Following the visit, the foreign partners expressed their interest in the company's products - especially in the stand of bearing incoming control SVK-A, rotor machine model, advanced vibration monitoring system TIK-RVM, as well as in TIK-VV vibration testing table .