Press Release

Brüel & Kjær Vibro announces VCM-3/SETPOINT product enhancements

DARMSTADT, Germany (May 4, 2022) Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro), one of the leading worldwide independent suppliers of condition monitoring solutions for rotating machinery, has delivered a range of product enhancements for its VCM-3/SETPOINT® offerings to deliver a single, integrated SETPOINT® condition monitoring system (CMS) solution.

VCM-3 data can be fully integrated with VC-8000 data and fed directly into SETPOINT® CMS to create a plant-wide solution, encompassing machine protection and condition monitoring for both critical and Balance of Plant (BoP) machinery assets. The new product enhancements will enable B&K Vibro to monitor every kind of asset, from critical (VC-8000) to BoP/auxiliary (VCM-3), integrating with SETPOINT® CMS and providing an improved diagnostic experience to sites in both hazardous and non-hazardous areas.

The new complete, optimized customer solution includes:

  • VCM-3 ATEX version
  • VCM-3 in a housing
  • VCM-3 Editor (1.3.81)
  • VCM-3 custom template service
  • SETPOINT® CMS 2021 R3 (auxiliary machine solutions with VCM-3 and SETPOINT®)

Thomas Carvalho, Commercial Platform Leader Edge Devices, said, “B&K Vibro has listened and responded to our clients’ needs for enhanced functionality and tighter integration across the range of solutions we offer. These improvements will provide additional value, by allowing a single view of all asset types, delivering faster analysis and diagnosis of impending issues, which means improved uptime for end users. We now have a complete range of asset monitoring solutions for both critical and auxiliary machinery.”

About Brüel & Kjær Vibro
Brüel & Kjær Vibro is the leading worldwide independent supplier of condition monitoring solutions for rotating machinery. The comprehensive product range comprises vibration sensors (acceleration, velocity and displacement), vibration monitors, handhelds and rack-based plant-wide integrated monitoring solutions. These products plus a suite of comprehensive services fulfil the most demanding applications for safety, condition and performance monitoring of rotating machinery.

Based on 60 years of experience and a world-wide sales and support network, Brüel & Kjær Vibro’s monitoring solutions have successfully reduced downtime and maintenance costs and increased machine reliability for our customers world-wide.

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About NSK Europe
NSK Europe Ltd. is the European organisation of the Tokyo-based bearing manufacturer NSK, which was founded in Japan in 1916 and today employs nearly 30,400 people in its worldwide operations. The products and solutions provided by the industrial and automotive supplier can be found wherever things move. In addition to nearly all types of rolling bearings, the company’s portfolio includes housed bearings, linear technology, wheel bearing units, transmission and engine bearings and steering systems. The company is oriented to perfection in all of its business activities. Its aim is quality leadership in its industry, which it strives for through a continuous process of improvement, excellent product development, optimised production processes and customer-oriented service processes. In fiscal year 2020, the more than 4,350 employees of NSK Europe Ltd. generated sales of over € 792 million.