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Trouble Shooting

• Vibrations. • Misalignment
• Damage to coupling
• Unbalance of rotor
• Unbalance of coupling
• Condensate carryover
• Stresses due to pipes
• Surging
• Bearings damage

Trouble Shooting
• Damage to • In correct Lubrication
Bearings • Misalignment
• Improper clearances
• unbalance of rotor /coupling
• High bearing temperature
• Impurities in oil
• Improper assembly of bearing

Trouble Shooting • Damage to • Excessive axial thrust Thrust bearing • Incorrect lubrication • Improper assembly • Improper loading of machine .

Trouble Shooting • Damage to • Misalignment and Oil Seal vibrations Rings • Dirt in oil • Improper oil clearances • Insufficient oil pressure • Improper assembly .

• Excessive internal seal clearances • Incorrect loading • Incorrect assembly of coupling . Trouble Shooting • High axial • Instrument fault thrust.

Trouble Shooting • Gas • Instrument Temperatu fault re high • Insufficient cooling water .

Trouble Shooting • Low discharge • Internal leakages are high pressure at • Drastic change in composition of constant speed gas .

Trouble Shooting • Oil carryover • High level and subsequent in to overflow into gas system compressor • Malfunction of seal oil traps • Negative diff pressure between balance gas and reference gas • HP oil seal clearances are high • Blockage in HP seal oil pipes • Recovery of gas from oil trap system not functioning. .

Trouble Shooting • Surging of • Insufficient gas at suction compressor • High internal leakages • Blockage in anti surge valve • Suction strainer choking • Malfunctioning of anti surge system • Improper loading .

Lube oil console & Pumps • Do’s • Don’ts • Cut off power supply • Start pump if oil level to heater before start is low • Check auto change • Start without min oil over of pumps temp(30-35 deg C) • Check coolers & filters change over • Close discharge of • Ensure N2 to standby pump accumulator .

Lube oil console & Pumps • Do’s • Don’ts • De aerate PCV3 .1&3.2 during • By pass the start up and in operation lube oil low • De aerate coolers & filters before pressure trip. change • Analyse oil samples at regular intervals • Run the centrifuge at least 8hrs in a day .

Seal oil System • Do’s • Don’ts • Check SO oil interlocks before • Operate LCV in start manual mode • Check So Trap Vents orifices for long time. through ness • By pass SO OH • Check Traps function tank level low trip .

without SO system • Admit N2 to LO Tank. heavy gas leakages ded procedure . Process Gas System • Do’s • Don’ts • Carryout inert gas purging • Start compressor and take gas analysis.degassing tank etc. in auto during start • Check Lo Pr to Brgs • Operate the M/C • Start comp as per recommen. Brg • Anti surge valve Housings..

Process Gas System • Do’s • Don’ts • Load the compressor wrt comp • Operate M/C with characteristics ASV in manual • Ensure correct compression at after loading intervals • Ensure correct flow • Adjust safety • Ensure correct composition of gas valves while M/C • Monitor M/C parameters regularly is in operation .

Turbo Machinery Overhaul .

Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Modern Turbo M/Cs run reliably for long. • Continuous monitoring • Good diagnostics • Preventive maintenance • Careful operation • With periodic inspections and minor overhauls .

Brg Temperatures. Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Reasons for Emergency Overhauls a)Reduction/Deterioration of performance b) Excessive Vibrations.. . c) Damage caused by surging. lube oil failure etc.

Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Proper Overhaul involve Preparation Planning Execution Documentation of Overhaul activities .

Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Preparation & Planning Purpose of Overhaul Study History of M/C with records compile data by observation of records Identify the extent of overhaul Identify the spares required Check the availability .

drawings. . • Check spares availability and usability • Availability of special tools • Spare rotor/ condition by physical inspection • Safety aspects during overhaul like purging toxic gases. covering opened pipes etc.. manuals etc. Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Check the availability of data required for overhaul like specs.

Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Execution of Overhaul • Preparation of Bar Chart of activities • Follow up of sequence of activities recommended before opening the equipments • Visual inspection of parts • Note down all information observed from machines. .

r.t corrections.. replacements. . Turbo Machinery Overhaul • Clean all parts with relevant solvents • Check all dimensions and record • Proceed with OEM recommendations w.repairs etc.

assembled and restarted compile the critical data 1) Basic Machine data 2) Performance pre and post overhaul levels 3) Spare parts consumed 4) Critical dimensions 5) Alignment . Turbo Machinery Overhaul • After machine is overhauled.

major deviations if any 7) Recommendations for next overhaul 8) Additional modifications required to be made in next overhaul. . Turbo Machinery Overhaul 6) Synopsis of various activities like time taken.

Turbo Machinery Overhaul .