Maintenance and Repairs

A guide to  maintenance procedures and repairs.

 
 

 

     

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Describes the replacement of a damaged cam on a Sulzer ZA40.
   

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Willie Chree describes the incident of a slipped cam on a B&W 7K90GF engine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Shows the method used for the replacement of a tierod on a 2 stroke crosshead engine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Shows how main bearing clearance is measured on a large two stroke crosshead engine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Dylan Wheel explains how the source of an oil mist in the main engine was traced and rectified.
   
Click to see how the job was done Describes the replacement of an underslung crankshaft on a Wartsila 32 medium speed engine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Describes the replacement of an underslung crankshaft on a MAN B&W medium speed engine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Describes the replacement of the crankshaft on a MAN B&W L58/64 after the engine over sped.
   
Click to see how the job was done The renewal of a cylinder liner in a ZA40. Thanks to Peter Paine for photos and information.
   
Click to see how the job was done How to gauge a cylinder liner and how to record the results.
   
Click to see how the job was done  Tracing the cause of water leaking into the cylinder to a cracked air start pocket.
   
Click to see how the job was done Replacing cracked and broken rollers in the timing chain.
   
Click to see how the job was done An investigation into a leak on the cooling water system found this corroded gas casing.
   
Click to see how the job was done On a two stroke crosshead engine, regular inspection of the scavenge manifold is necessary.
   
Click to see how the job was done Damaged valve seats can be re-machined using a jig and seat cutting machine.
   
Click to see how the job was done Removing bearings during an overhaul of a MET SE83 Turbocharger  
     
Click to see how the job was done Remachining a ZA40 Bottom end after a bearing failure    
     
Click to see how the job was done Removing a Piston from a Sulzer RTA During a unit Overhaul    
       
Click to see how the job was done Metal stitching of a cracked diaphragm plate    
       
Click to see how the job was done How Foretract Engineering remove a broken cylinder head stud    
       
Click to see how the job was done How To Run with or Repair a Slipped Crankshaft    

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