Engine

Essential parts of the cooling system of any engine

Particularly in the modern days the layout of cooling systems is full integration into separate engine components and the practical absence of external [...]

Injector nozzle low-temperature corrosion

Would like to share one recent indecent  which happened on one of our diesel generators. In a while after engine start up we have noticed a high exhaust gas [...]

KOHLER Generator Locked Rotor Shutdown

Locked Rotor shutdown happened on one of our KOHLER generators Model 9EKOZD. According to troubleshooting this alarm message means that engine failed to crack. [...]

PTO-PTI Concepts

A definition of PTO is a power take-off from propulsion system to power pumps, compressors, generators, propellers in case of direct acting propulsion system [...]

Piston jammed

Engine personnel witnessed not the most common breakdown in the fleet. The piston jammed in their engine four-stroke engine, manufactured by MAK. From the [...]

Speed Droop

Definition of droop is a decrease in speed setting at the load increases. It is a percentage of the original speed setting from no load to full load. The [...]

Burned starting air valve

Starting air explosions may be caused by continuous starting air valve leaking followed by it sticking in open position. An oil film may build up in the [...]

Gas turbine washing procedure – pure experience

The state of the four-stroke engine turbocharger plays a decisive role for long-term warranty of the full engine output and reliability under all operating [...]
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