June 2011, Volume 2, Issue 6 BENTLY NEVADA SYSTEM 1® TIPS & TRICKSDear System 1 User,The June issue of System 1® Tips and Tricks focuses on reciprocating compressor plots, so it will not apply to all of our users. In this issue we’llshow you how to create or re-create the recommended Best Practice Recip plots. This a simple process, just follow the steps below.We hope you enjoy this issue.Sincerely,Your Southern Region FAE teamThis month’s tip by: John Kitchens, Field Application Engineer, Sugar Land, TXVersions: User Level:6.51 SP2 and later Power User Diagnostic UserApplies to: IT GroupSystem 1 Data Plots Mid Level User Occasional User New User How to create or re-create the recommended Best Practice Recip plots1 In System 1 Display select the Management Layout View and expand the hierarchy to reveal the reciprocating compressor of interest.
2 Select the compressor of interest at the compressor level in the hierarchy. See the screen shot to the right.3 Right click on the compressor to bring up the pop-up menu. Left click on “Create Plot Sets” and left click on “Both”. Wait for the computer to complete the tasks.4 This will create the recommended plot sets. Then any additional plots that you prefer, such as trend plots, rod position, or rod load can be created from the machine hierarchy and added to the plot group.
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