DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION (BEFORE START UP

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1. Check the oil pressure to the bearings before every start up. 2. Check for auto start of AOP/EOP once in shift. 3. Check up the start of opening and full lift of the servomotor. 4. Apply molykote to all moving parts to avoid jamming. 5. WWG- ensure manual knob is in min. position.

Check for free rotation of oil pump.Ensure the extraction valves are fully closed before rolling.Check all protections for their working.Ensure the barring gear disengagement after rolling. 9. . the barring to be stopped before rolling.DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION(BEFORE START UP) 6. in case of compressor drive. 8.Ensure the stoppage of jacking oil pump after turbine rolling. 7. 10.

DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION(BEFORE START UP) 11. of steam inlet line reaches around 70% of the rated before start up. . Open the warm up vent immediately after the trip. 13. Ensure the temp. 12. Casing drains are to be kept open during warm up.

5. 4. tripping device area.DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION(DURING OPERATION) 1. Check the freeness of the washers on holding down bolts. If turbine is running with a constant load for a long period check for freeness of control valve spindle by varying the load. Check the operation of over-speed governor once in 3 months. Check for any steam leaks. barring. 2. Check for any unusual sounds in mop. 3. .

9. 7. Check the oil sample once in 3 months. . 8. Check for foam formation in main oil tank. 11. 10. Ensure turbine trip when boiler trips.DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION(DURING OPERATION) 6. Record run down time after the trip. Check the freeness of ESV spindle once in 3 months. Check the main oil tank regularly.

2. . Keep the m/c purged with N2 with 0.DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION (DURING SHUT DOWN/ STAND STILL) 1. Check the conditions of the auxiliaries before restart after long time.2 kg pr. During long shut down put the m/c on barring gear once in a week. 3.

3.DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION DON’T…. Try to adjust the servomotor while m/c in operation. 2. 1. Meddle with the manual knob of I/H converter when m/c is in operation. Raise the speed fast when MOP/ Governor are taking over. . 5. 4. Operate the m/c with the governor hunting. Start the m/c if EOP/ AOP are not working in Auto.

11. Allow the hot well level to raise in stand still condition. Operate JOP/ Barring gear during M/c operation. Start rolling till hand barring is locked. Mix different grades of oils. 12. 7. Operate the hyd. Operate the m/c without proper insulation. 14. .DO’S & DON’TS OF TURBINE OPERATION DON’T…. Warm up suddenly. 9. 13. By pass the trips. Keep the tester in test position while running. 6. 10. 8. barring gear without oil.