Failure in babbit bearings
There are dozens of ways babbit bearings can fail. Some of the common failure modes are babbitt fatigue, babbitt wiping due to rotor to stator contact, babbitt flow due to high operating temperatures, foreign particle damage, varnish build up, electrostatic discharge damage.
MAN Diesel & Turbo offers compressor solution for South africa's air separation unit
Air Liquide, a leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, is planning to build an Air Separation Unit (ASU) in Secunda, South Africa, with a production capacity of 5,000 tonnes of oxygen per day.
How to determine maintenance requirements in steam turbines
Condensing and extraction steam turbine efficiency determination requires the calculation of the driven equipment power.