A fume extraction fan used in a large silica arc furnace plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe and efficient working environment. The proper maintenance of this equipment is of utmost importance, as any failure can result in costly shutdowns.
A loose steel plate from the intake duct fell into the fan impeller, causing it to become unbalanced and loose.
Following this incident, we received a notification about a change in mode with increasing energy levels from the Viking software. Upon a thorough review by our specialists, the issue was detected and diagnosed.