GE 3500

GE Bently Nevada 3500 Series Machinery Monitoring System

The Bently Nevada 3500 Monitoring System provides continuous, online monitoring suitable for machinery protection and asset condition monitoring applications. It is a capable and flexible system with a traditional rack-based design and offers numerous features and advantages not provided in other systems.

Features and Benefits
  • The industry’s most extensive selection of machinery measurement parameters combined with software configuration for virtually all monitor options
  • Maximum reliability with extensive self-checking and fault tolerant design features
  • Rugged design that is fully compliant with the American Petroleum Institute’s Standard API 670 and API 618 requirements, Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Factory Mutual (FM), GOST, ATEX, and CE requirements
  • Compatibility with a variety of locally or remotely mounted displays
  • Flexibility for configuration with various levels of redundancy, ranging from the addition of a second fully redundant power supply to complete triple modular redundant (TMR) configuration of selected or all channels
  • An Ethernet port in the 3500/22M Rack Interface Module and a single network cable to communicate with GE’s System 1® software, connecting condition monitoring and diagnostic software
  • Optional DNV and Class NK certifications for maritime applications, and communication gateway module to connect to plant control and automation systems
  • TÜV Functional Safety Certification that can be supplied for applications requiring up to Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3, when the product is used as part of a safety instrumented system

The 3500 System provides continuous, online monitoring suitable for machinery protection applications, and is designed to fully meet the requirements of the American Petroleum Institute’s API 670 standard for such systems. It is a capable and flexible system in a traditional rack-based design, and represents numerous features and advantages not provided in other systems. The system’s highly modular design consists of:

  • 3500/05 Instrument Rack (required)
  • One or two 3500/15 Power Supplies (required)
  • 3500/22M Transient Data Interface or 3500/20 Rack In terface Module (required)
  • One or two 3500/25 Keyphasor® Modules (optional)
  • 3500 Rack Configuration Software (required)
  • One or more 3500/XX Monitor Modules (required)
  • One or more 3500/32 Relay Modules or 3500/34 TMR Relay Modules (optional)
  • One or more 3500/92 Communication Gateway Modules (optional)
  • 3500/93, 3500/94, or 3500/95 display OR 3500 Operator Display Software running on a compatible PC (optional)
  • Internal or external intrinsic safety barriers or galvanic isolators for hazardous area installations (optional). These are described in more detail in the following section and in the individual datasheets for each system component.

See Datasheet

GE 3500 Equipment Monitor Datasheet