FT MYERS PLANT
CT OFFLINE WATER WASHVALVING & TAG-OUT
PROCEDURE 1 OF 18
This procedure is performed as scheduled when indicated by the Loss of TurbinePerformance. Usually the Off Line Water Wash is performed following a unit outage and lessthan 24 hours to On-Line. The time limit between wash and firing the unit will prevent internalcorrosion.The desired outcome of the procedure is the removal of deposits from atmosphericcontaminants on the compressor parts, restoring the turbine to optimal performance.
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
1.Plant required personal protective equipment (i.e. Safety glasses, hard hat, gloves, etc.)
The water wash operation involves water under high pressure.
must beexercised to ensure the proper positioning of all valves during this operation, since thewater is
, necessary precautions should be taken in handling valves, pipes, andpotentially
3.While detergent is being injected into the wash water, avoid skin contact and breathingfumes produced in and around CT compartment. Review the MSDS of this product.
1.Insure detergent is available, and the water wash supply tank is preheated to 150/180degs.2.Verify second stage wheelspace temperature is < 150°F at turning gear speed.3.Verify Water Wash Drain tank has room for wash water.4.Verify that the Off Line Water Wash procedure and inplant clearance have beencompleted.5.Use GE drawings 352b4351 , P&ID M605 , GE TIL 1236-2 ,GEK 107122A , for moredetailed information.