fbpx

Co-Gen Turbine Controls Retrofit

Turbine Controls retro fit

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis’ Control Systems Division (MD&A Control Systems) replaced an industrial co-gen turbine’s original mechanical-hydraulic (MHC) controls with an electronic governor, electro-hydraulic trip system and self-contained control valve actuator. The primary drivers for the project were the operator’s desire to increase the long-term maintainability and reliability by replacing the MHC components that had […]

Read More

Global Multiyear Major Outages

unit 4 generator field installation

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) recently performed multiyear outages for a customer on several different units in Colombia. First unit:  This was a major outage and generator test & inspection. In addition, this unit was retrofitted with a new rotor, bearings, and steam path components that required machining, including installing and fitting new nozzles. MD&A […]

Read More

Gas Turbine Major and Generator Test & Balance

Gas Turbine Major

Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis (MD&A) was contracted after a forced outage to perform a major overhaul on a cogeneration unit’s MS5001PA gas turbine, and to remove, test and inspect the generator field. Because the unit dispatches as baseload and the turbine is a critical asset, MD&A was asked to complete the repair work as quickly […]

Read More

HPU Pump Motors Are Continuously Running

PROBLEM DEFINITION The Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) pump motors are continuously running at excessive current levels. DETAIL Many Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) pump motors have been observed to be running with excessive current while the turbine is at steady-state operating conditions. This condition may also be accompanied by an inability to hold normal operating pressure […]

Read More

Contact

Submit the below form or visit our main 24/7 Contact & Locations page.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.