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RECENT UPGRADES/IMPROVEMENTS

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

GEARBOX UPGRADES RESULTING FROM MARKET FEEDBACK

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SHAFT BALANCING NOW STANDARD TAPERED ALIGNMENT BOLTS O-RINGS STANDARD IN GEARBOX SPLIT LINE LUBE PUMP UPGRADED EXTENDED SIGHT GLASS SEAL BUSHINGS NEW INPUT SHAFT SEAL TAPERED THRUST WASHERS

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

SHAFT BALANCING
Need:
Address vibration as an ongoing end user concern

Feature:
All shafts in gearbox drivetrain are balanced (input, idler & output) ISO 1940 Grade 2.5

SUNDYNE INPUT SHAFT

Benefits:
Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Address customer feedback Reduced vibration, noise Improved reliability & operating life

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.40

SUNDYNE IDLER SHAFT

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

TAPERED ALIGNMENT BOLTS


Need:
Maintain integrity of original gearbox alignment between overhauls

Feature:
Lead in chamfer prevents threads from shaving aluminum housing upon installation OLD 5/8-18 THREAD

Benefits:
Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Maintains true position of close tolerance holes in gearbox housings Alignment maintained after multiple rebuilds Attaching hardware now consistent throughout

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.42

NEW -13 THREAD

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

O-RINGS STANDARD IN GEARBOX SPLIT LINE


Need:
Address plant EH&S concerns regarding oil leakage

Feature:
O-rings replace paper gaskets in gearbox housings LMV-322/311 gearboxes upgraded Viton is standard material throughout O-rings

Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Benefits:
Eliminates oil leakage at split-line Less clean-up & contamination More durable for assembly and rebuild

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.40

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

LUBE PUMP UPGRADE


Need:
Reduce risk of bearing damage due to inadequate lubrication

Feature:
Supplier Quality Driven Lube pump & anti-rotation pin improved Apply SPC to manufacturing process
Improved component tolerances, testing & packaging

INSTALLED PIN

Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Benefits:
Eliminate oil pressure fluctuations Prevent oil pump seizure Reduce wear at input shaft slot

Field Eng. Bulletins 40.20.40 & 40.20.43

NEW PIN

OLD PIN

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

EXTENDED SIGHT GLASS


Need:
Maintain optimum oil level for proper lubrication and cooling

Feature:

Extended tube acts as oil reservoir allowing entrained air to escape Tested low foam sight glass using ISO VG 32 Oil at 140F, operating at 34,000 rpm

OLD DESIGN

Benefits:
Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Accurate oil level reading at all oil temperatures and speeds Ensures the correct oil level is maintained Prevents overfilling

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.35

GA01AA05 replaces GA01AA01

NEW DESIGN

GEAR/DIRECT DRIVEN PRODUCTS


SEAL BUSHINGS
Need:
Increase seal life for certain applications

Feature:
Segmented carbon bushing Close radial clearance against hardened shaft sleeve Available as throat, isolation or steam bushing

Benefits:
Regulate seal cavity pressure on seal flush plan 11 & 21 arrangements
Maintain sufficient vapor pressure margin to prevent flashing at the seal face.

Tandem seal with throat bushing

Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Maintain cool liquid in external seal pot for plan 23 arrangements such as boiler feed service

Sales Alert: March 2008 See drawings in new Sundyne o-ring kits

Single seal with Isolation bushing

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS

NEW INPUT SHAFT SEAL


Need:
Increase lip seal life Eliminate water contamination of oil

Feature:
Inner sleeve rotates with shaft against stationary outer seal Tested against high pressure spray, 5500 start/stop cycles One design for LMV-322/311/331 gearboxes

Benefits:
Extended life vs. traditional lip seal
Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Target 3 to 5 years

Prevents water, dust and debris from entering gearbox Keeps oil inside gearbox Inner sleeve eliminates input shaft grooving

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.XX


Part number 20-378 replaces 20-019

GEAR DRIVEN PRODUCTS


TAPERED THRUST WASHER
Need:
Higher suction pressure design Reduce risk of upset condition bearing failures

Feature:

Historically a Flat Plate Now a Tapered Land Thrust Bearing Same part installed in upper and lower position
Develops oil wedge

OLD DESIGN

Benefits:
Shaft balancing Tapered alignment pins O-rings standard in gearbox Lube pump upgrade Extended sight glass Seal Bushings New input shaft seal Tapered thrust washers

Higher thrust capacity Dimensionally Interchangeable Dual taper allows bi-directional rotation

Field Eng. Bulletin 40.20.38


Part number remains WA01AA01XXX NEW DESIGN

BEARING BOX

Need:
Customers require API 610 OH3 compliant bearing bracket

Feature:
API 610 compliance achieved Available in sealed for life, pressure lube, oil mist bearing configurations Field Interchangeable Bearing L10 life exceeds 25,000 hours

Benefits:
3 to 5 years MTBR Standard design simplifies maintenance Extended application range
Suction pressures up to 1100 PSI

Upgrade field installations

COUPLING HOUSINGS

Need:
International standard design for coupling housings Improved motor alignment

Feature:
Fabricated steel upgraded to cast aluminum Design consolidation: 3 castings accommodate all frame sizes Dimensional optimization of DBSE

Benefits:
Non-sparking, lightweight construction Standard design: 3 castings accommodate both NEMA and IEC motors Ease of assembly

Remove coupling center section with motor in place Larger access ports Improved coupling alignment

SUNDYNE LMV-341 UPGRADES

LMV-341
Idler Shaft Journal Bearing 16 Pitch Helical Gear Low Speed Mesh Spherical Roller Bearings 5-Yr L10 Oil Fill Port

Bi-directional Lube Oil Pump Provides Pressure Feel Lubrication


16 Pitch Spur Gear High-Speed Mesh Idler Shaft Journal & Taper Land Thrust SundGardTM Oil Filter b3200

Split Line O-Ring Seals

Integral Pinion Gear for Minimized Vibration 1-3/4 (44.5mm) High Capacity Journal Bearings

Mechanical Seal

LMV-341 INTERNAL LUBE OIL SYSTEM


Oil Pressure Gage Min. 25 psi to Bearings Bearing Plate Mtd Relief Valve at 100 PSI Shaft Driven Bi-Directional Lube Pump Oil Fill Port

Orificed Oil Feed to Input Bearings

Internal Main Reservoir

SundGardTM Oil Filter Mechanical Gearbox Seal

LMV/ BMP-341 GEARBOX UPGRADE


SUMMARY OF THE MAIN CHANGES
16 PITCH HELICAL GEARS REPLACED 16 PITCH INPUT SPUR GEARS CYLINDRICAL ROLLER BEARINGS CHANGED TO SPHERICAL ROLLER TYPE BEARINGS ON THE INPUT SHAFT LOWER IDLER THRUST BEARING CHANGED FROM FLAT TO TAPER LAND TYPE INPUT BEARING LUBRICATION CHANGE : LUBE JETS HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH CIRCULATING OIL LUBRICATION BY SUPPLYING OIL THROUGH ANNULAR GROOVE AND LUBRICATING HOLES AUGMENTED BY 50% OIL FLOW TO UPPER AND LOWER IDLER BEARINGS A KMC DEFLECTION PAD THRUST BEARING WAS ADOPTED FOR HIGH SUCTION PRESSURE APPLICATIONS

LMV/ BMP-341

GEARBOX UPGRADE
SUMMARY OF THE MAIN CHANGES (CONTINUED)
INCREASED THE INTERNAL LUBE PUMP CAPACITY INCREADED RELIEF VALVE CRACKING PRESSURE, AND FLOW CAPABILITY INCREASED OIL FILTER CAPACITY TO 57 L/MN RECOMMEND OPERATION WITH ISO VG 46 TYP OIL FOR EXTENTED BEARING LIFE A PRE LUBRICATION LUBE SYSTEM BECAME MANDATORY FOR START UP AND COAST DOWN PHASES

ADDITIONAL CHANGES NOT HEREABOVE LISTED HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED IN ORDER TO IMPROVE
EASE OF MAINTENANCE AND MISTAKE PROOFING

HELICAL INPUT GEARS

LOWER VIBRATION

LOWER NOISE

SPHERICAL ROLLER INPUT BEARINGS

INPUT HOUSING & BEARING PLATE

MISTAKE PROOFING HIGH SPEED BEARINGS

PUMPS ONLY
PREVENTS MIXING UPPER & LOWER HIGH SPEED BEARINGS

PIN IN LOWER GBX HOUSING


LOWER BEARING HAS HOLE FOR PIN

PIN PART NUMBER: 08-013AF, INSTALLED AT ASSEMBLY

MISTAKE PROOFING HIGH SPEED BEARINGS

LMV/ BMP-341 BI-DIRECTIONAL TAPER LAND THRUST WASHER

TAPER LANDS

OIL FEED GROOVES

INPUT SEAL

APPLIES TO ALL UNITS

INPUT SEAL IS COMPATIBLE WITH BOTH CONFIGURATIONS

IMPUT SEAL

LMV/ BMP-341

INPUT SHAFT SEAL

NEW HIGH SPEED SHAFT & KMC THRUST BEARING

KMC TILT-PAD BEARING INCORPORATED FOR HIGH SUCTION PRESSURE APPLICATIONS


3500# UPTHRUST CAPABILITY

HIGH SPEED SHAFT AND THRUST RUNNERS REDESIGNED TO ACCOMMODATE HIGH AND STANDARD THRUST OPTIONS INCREASED SIZE OF SHAFT SHOULDERS FOR THRUST RUNNERS
.050 => .190 SHOULDER

NEW STANDARD THRUST SHAFT ASSEMBLY IS INTERCHANGEABLE WITH ORIGINAL DESIGN

NEW HIGH SPEED SHAFT ASSEMBLY

STANDARD THRUST

HIGH THRUST

KMC THRUST BEARING

OIL FILTER ENHANCEMENT

NEW STANDARD DESIGNED FOR 15 GPM FILTER CANISTER IS SAME SIZE AS ORIGINAL NEW STANDARD USABLE FOR SPARES 3 MICRON @ BETA>200 IS STANDARD SAME PART NUMBER AS ORIGINAL

GEARBOX MOUNTED FILTER PRESSURE DROP

PRESENT NEW FLOW FILTER FILTER (GPM) (PSI) (PSI) 9.0 5.70 3.99 12.5 7.92 5.54 15.0 9.50 6.65

RELIEF VALVE

OLD VALVE
65 PSIG CRACKING PRESSURE RATED FOR 4.1 GPM

NEW VALVE (P/N 71-424)


100 PSIG CRACKING PRESSURE 3/4 VALVE RATED FOR 15 GPM BEARING PLATE REQUIRES 3/4 TAP

LUBE SYSTEM CHANGES

AUXILIARY LUBE PUMP REQUIRED INTERNAL LUBE PUMP SELECTION:


50 HZ - 12.5 GPM - PU01AW01B 60 HZ - 10.8 GPM - PU01AW03B ALL WITH KMC THRUST BEARING: PU01AW01B - 12.5 GPM@50HZ,15 GPM@60HZ

LUBE SYSTEM SET-UP

CUSTOMERS AUXILIARY PUMP MAY BE REQUIRED TO DEVELOP ADEQUATE PERMISSIVE START PRESSURE

RECOMMENDED OIL

ISO - 46 @ 50 -60 C TO BEARINGS

ISO - 32 @ 50 C TO BEARINGS

LUBE SYSTEM SET POINTS

TEMPERATURE:
NORMAL OPERATION 50C 60C ALARM 70C

PRESSURE:
NORMAL OPERATION > 1.7Barg ALARM 1.4Barg PERMISSIVE START / SHUTDOWN 1Barg

GEARBOX SEALS

LMV-341 PHOENIX GEARBOX SEAL:

HIGH FLOW PUMPS WITH PHOENIX GEARBOX

GEARBOX SAME AS LMV-341 EXCEPT:

DIFFERENT SPEED RATIOS DIFFERENT HIGH SPEED SHAFT EXTENSION KMC THRUST BEARING STANDARD FOR LOWER HIGH SPEED BEARING