Metrix Vibration Transmitters

The MX2034 proximity transmitter provides thrust, radial vibration, or shaft speed measurements directly to PLCs, DCSs, SCADA systems, or other instrumentation that accepts an ISA standard 4-20 mA signal, without the use of a separate monitor system. The 4-wire model also includes the raw signal that can be sent to a monitoring system. The transmitter is powered by +24 Vdc, supplied by the current loop. A short-circuit protected BNC connector provides convenient access to the raw vibration signal when connecting to signal analyzers, portable data collectors and test instrumentation.

The transmitter is field configurable and gives the user the ability to change probe types, system lengths from 1 to 12 meters, and numerous different common material types. For speed systems, we have provided custom 18-meter systems. It even has the ability to work with unknown material types. In a phase trigger or speed application, one can actually adjust the amplitude of the pulse after the probe has been installed.

Vibration Transmitter
Vibration transmitters are an important part of a complete vibration measurement system. They are signal conditioning systems made to provide calibrated 4-20 mA output from proximity probes to Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems. The system consists of sensors that measure small changes in the motion of different types of reciprocating and rotating machinery.

Though there are a number of potential applications, they are most frequently used to monitor the conditions of pumps, fans, motors, turbines, and compressors. They are so useful in these applications because they provide a proximity output to the control system without the need of a monitoring system. These transmitter devices provide early warning of changes in machine condition. The signal provided can indicate issues like misalignment, unbalance, looseness, wear, or other mechanical faults. Regular wear and tear on a machine can also reduce the safety of the machine, putting your employees and your process in a bad situation. Detecting these issues early can help maintain the most optimal machine operation, while also helping to prevent serious faults that can cause costly repairs.


MX2034 4-20 mA Transmitter

The Metrix MX2034 Proximity Transmitter is field configurable for radial vibration, axial position or speed measurements. It combines the performance of a fully API 670-compliant eddy-current proximity measurement system with the flexibility of digital configurability. Users can order exactly what they want, or they can configure their transmitter system in the field using Metrix’ free software. The MX2034 can be field configured for over 40 target materials, a variety of probe tip diameters, different manufacturers, extension cable lengths, and linear ranges. It is the ideal spare part.

The MX2034 is capable of eliminating cross-talk between two adjacently installed proximity probes, the dynamic output signal measured at the BNC can be configured for positive or negative polarity depending upon the application, and transient electrical spikes can be suppressed in the system because the sensor samples at such a high rate (18,000 times per second). There are many other advanced features of the MX2034 that customers can take advantage of to optimize the value of their transmitter system. Metrix has the probes, cables, and accessories to meet your needs.

Why Vibration Transmitters with Metrix Vibration?
Metrix Vibration has been a premier supplier of vibration transmitters for more than 55 years. We have sustained ISO-9001 certification for 20+ years, proving our commitment to quality and constant improvement. We have complete trust in our products — and take a hard stance by offering a full 36-month warranty.

Our vibration transmitters are essential for success in the oil, gas, petrochemical, air separation, pipeline, power generation, water and wastewater, and chemical industries. We understand the vital role we play in these industries and remain committed to you and your business.

Metrix Vibration is a global supplier of industrial vibration monitoring systems, providing a majority of the world’s manufacturers and users of pumps, motors, fans, generators, cooling towers, gas turbines, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, and other reciprocating and rotating machinery.

Proximity transmitter measurements are important because they provide vital information about how the machine is operating and can alert staff of potential problems before they cause severe damage. Regardless of your industry, Metrix vibration monitoring equipment can likely reduce your machinery operating costs, increase your operating times, and increase safety for your employees and your processes. If you have any questions or concerns, contact us today.