RMS Sales Team Welcomes Keith Glenn and Tim Schaper
RMS is pleased to welcome Keith Glenn and Tim Schaper to the RMS sales team. Keith Glenn is RMS’s new West Coast sales representative with over 25 years of rotating machinery experience. Tim Schaper joins RMS’s Houston Sales Team with more than 30 years of experience....
Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis Of An Axial Compressor Blade Failure Investigation
By Structural Analyst James Cardillo, CFPHS, EIT and Senior Aerodynamicist Ryan Montero Fluid-Structure interaction (referred to herein as FSI) is a method that requires calculating a flow field using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), and coupling fluid flow results...
Innovative Engineering to Reduce Harmful Waste Products
In the face of growing environmental challenges, many industries continue to evolve and search for new ways to reduce the expulsion of harmful waste products into the atmosphere. Applications and opportunities involving the harvesting and recycling of waste gases...
RMS Acquires Axis Technical Services LLC
BETHLEHEM, PA — October 18, 2021 — Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. (RMS) today announced the acquisition of Axis Technical Services (ATS). This acquisition brings the skills, expert personnel and longstanding customer relationships of ATS into the RMS portfolio of...
Rotating Machinery Services Completes ISO 9001:2015 Certification Under TUV SUD America Inc.
September 2021 - Rotating Machinery Services (RMS) is pleased to announce its completion of ISO 9001:2015 Certification at its Bethlehem, PA, Appleton, WI, and Houston, TX locations. The Certification Body of TUV SUD America Inc. Auditors presented the certificate to...
Exhaust Diffuser Structural Analysis and Design Enhancement Against High Cycle Fatigue
By: Farzam Motazavi, Senior Engineer • James Cardillo, Structural Analyst Exhaust diffusers are a critical component of turbomachinery, especially for axial machines. The diffuser takes hot gas at the tail of the low pressure turbine and directs the flow to the...
Engineering Analysis and Structural Tuning of a Centrifugal Compressor Impeller
The analysis and “fine-tuning” of centrifugal compressor impellers is often an iterative process. It involves balancing the aerodynamic performance requirements with the structural integrity and vibration characteristics of the impeller. The process is involved, but...
Murray KD7 Steam Turbine Inspection and Repair
RMS was approached by a New York City-based customer to inspect their Murray KD7 steam turbine used in their HVAC system. The steam turbine rotor was visually inspected, blast cleaned, NDT’d and the rotor check balanced at RMS’ Bethlehem shop under engineering...
Building A New A-C Compressor D48JR
RMS received an order from a mining customer for a new A-C Compressor D48JR steam compressor package to fulfill a need for their plant expansion project. The compressor is part of the steam process used in production. The new compressor will help the customer boost...
RMS Welcomes Doug Craig As Product Director of Centrifugal Compressors
My career in rotating machinery started in 1982 when I joined Ingersoll-Rand as an application engineer in their Sales Division. Since then my career has taken me to organizations like CONMEC, AC Compressor, Ethos Energy, and today Rotating Machinery Services....
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