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Fan Balancing

Fan Balancing

Approximately half of rotating equipment failures come from misaligned or unbalanced conditions. Excessive vibration will cause bearings, shafts, or support structures to fail earlier than intended. Fan imbalance is typically caused by:

  • Wear on fan blades due to abrasives

  • The buildup of dirt or stock on the blades

  • Loose hub to shaft fits

  • Temperature differentials in the fan housing or on the shaft

  • Loss of a balancing weight

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On site fan balancing reduces your down time by eliminating the need to disassemble and transport the fan to our shop saving you time and money. 

American MTS has the tools and experience to provide precise field fan balancing including Motion Amplification technology to detect structural or mounting issues.

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