Accession Number : ADP010153

Title :   Advances in Optical Oil Debris Monitoring Technology

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Reintjes, J. ; Mahon, R. ; Duncan, M. D. ; Tankersley, L. L. ; Schultz, A.

PDF Url : ADP010153

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The status of two optical debris monitoring programs is described. The optical debris monitors are directed at developing on line technology for identifying type and severity of faults in machinery through measurement of size, shape and morphology of debris particles in real time. Operational characteristics of the monitors in two different size ranges is described.

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, *BEARINGS, *HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, PARTICLE SIZE, DEBRIS, REAL TIME, MORPHOLOGY, ONLINE SYSTEMS, GEARS.

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE