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  • Caterpillar G399 Fan belts-1

    Experience vs the manual

    February 2, 2023

    Engine Maintenance

    One of our offshore operators contacted us recently requesting a spares list for a 12-month service on their Caterpillar G399…

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  • Welcome to Bartech Aberdeen

    Welcome to Aberdeen!

    January 25, 2023


    We’re delighted to have recently opened our brand new Aberdeen premises. This unit allows us to extend our support for…

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  • Cummins broken piston

    Swing set?

    January 19, 2023

    Knowledge Base

    One of our engineers recently attended an operator’s offshore crane to assess a poorly running Cummins 6CTA8.3. The problem? It…

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  • Replica Woodward governor on test

    Replica Governor

    January 12, 2023


    A reproduction Woodward PG-EG governor was recently sent to our facility for testing and evaluation. The fact that this was…

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  • Exhaust valve that has suffered a catastrophic failure-1

    Catastrophic Failure

    December 15, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    Recently one of our engineers carried out a borescope inspection during attendance and found a small crack in an exhaust…

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  • Damage to Geislinger damper inner star

    Geislinger Damper Repair

    November 23, 2022


    We were sent two Geislinger D6353 Dampers to overhaul – nothing out of the ordinary there, and the first one…

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    Can you rely on your standby generator?

    November 10, 2022


    With warnings of potential blackouts across the UK and politicians stating, “We need to make sure that all those hospitals…

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  • Bartech Values

    Engineer Training at Bartech

    November 3, 2022


    Continual development for all our employees is at the heart of Bartech, which is why our engineers regularly attend training…

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  • Paxman 8RPH Mk7 with governor damage

    Governor damage

    October 26, 2022


    Our governor expert Andy attended an animal welfare unit recently after their Paxman 8RPH MK7 generator engine started experiencing overspeed…

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  • Caterpillar C18 engine - reducing emissions

    Setting injector trim codes to improve emissions

    October 19, 2022


    Last week we attended a vessel in Kent to upload injector trim files for their Caterpillar C18 engine after we…

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