Knowledge Base

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  • SOLAS compliant double skin fuel pipes made in house by Bartech, for a client's inline 6-cylinder engine (375hp)

    Don’t overpay for SOLAS Fuel Pipes

    May 18, 2022

    Fuel Pipes and Fuel Injection

    The saying goes that “you can’t put a price on safety”. But here’s the reality: to comply with the latest…

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  • Coupling weak spots

    Important info

    May 11, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Generally, if you’ve maintained components to running hours, you’d expect them to be able to spring back into use with…

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  • Cummins KT19 Engine Overhaul

    Valve Clearances

    May 6, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently posted a before and after overhaul collage of a Cummins KT19 engine. During the overhaul, we made this…

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  • Bulk discount savings

    Bulk Buying Discounts

    April 27, 2022

    Parts and Spares

    We’ve all heard of syndicate buying, as well as the excellent savings you can often get from bulk buying. And…

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  • Carbon build up from a centrifugal oil filter

    Does your engine have a centrifugal oil filter?

    April 14, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Does your engine have a centrifugal oil filter? If so, every time your engine has an oil change, the centrifugal…

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  • Free UK Engine Surveyimage

    Free UK Engine Survey

    April 6, 2022


    Did you find last week’s email on wet stacking helpful? (It's here if you missed it) It seems that plenty of…

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  • Wet stacking liquid leak and oil comparison

    Oil leak or wet stacking?

    March 24, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    There’s an issue that comes with the running of backup engines, and not only is it avoidable, but it’s also…

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  • What is wet stacking?image

    What is wet stacking?

    March 23, 2022

    Knowledge Base

    "Wet stacking" is a widespread phenomenon that generally occurs in diesel engines that are operated at low load or with…

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  • Classification Inspection

    Classification inspection

    March 9, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    Our project engineer Charlie recently attended a workboat. The aim? To carry out shutdown testing as part of the vessel’s…

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  • Onsite repair

    Onsite cylinder head repair

    March 2, 2022

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    I attended a locomotive engine recently with our senior machinist, Gary. We were there because the operator had reported water…

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