Overall vibrations are often measured according to ISO 10816-3 (ISO 20816) as general guidelines.
The standard defines overall velocity alarm levels for four groups of machines which are ranged according to their size and base foundations.
PCH Engineering A/S offers a range of easy-to-use handheld vibration meters measuring the vibration level in velocity, accelleration or displacement. They are primarily intended for measurement of overall vibration level by maintenance technicians.
Data can be used for confirmation of compliance with ISO standards as well as for trending purposes.
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Measuring both low and high-frequency vibrations
All of our handheld products covers the traditional 10-1000 Hz range and for the 405x series it is also possible to measure 1-10 kHz range which is helpful if trying to detect condition based failures like an emerging bearing failure.
PCH portable vibration meters (ISO 10816/201816 compliant)
PCH 4020 Mk2 Vibro Pen
The PCH 4020 Mk2 Vibro Pen is easy to use and can follow you everywhere. It is not much bigger than an ordinary ball point pen. It measures the vibration level in the 10 - 1000 Hz frequency range in velocity mm/s rms and complies with the DIN/ISO 10816/20816 standard. Using the PCH 4020 Mk2 you can easily measure unbalance and misalignment in rotating machinery.
PCH 4050 Vibration Checker
The PCH 4050 Vibration Checker is a portable vibration meter for unbalance, misalignment and bearing noise measurements. You can measure the vibration level in 3 units; velocity, acceleration and in displacement. The PCH 4050 complies with the DIN/ISO 10816/20816 standard. Furthermore, the PCH 4050 measures bearing noise in the 1 kHz - 10 kHz area. You simply place the measuring tip on the bearing housing and the vibration level is displayed immediately.
PCH 4051 Vibration Checker
The PCH 4051 Vibration Checker is a one-button handheld vibration measurement unit featuring a separate accelerometer with a strong magnet or for measurements on hard-to-reach machine parts. You can measure the vibration level in velocity, acceleration and displacement. The PCH 4051 complies with the DIN/ISO 10816/201816 standard and measures unbalance at 10-1000 Hz and resonance & bearing noise in the 1 kHz - 10 kHz area. If you use the included magnet or a threaded stud, for positioning the accelerometer you get a more repeatable measuring results making it possible to compare the data over time.