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  • Poor oil condition caused by prolonged idling

    Idling issues

    November 25, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Over the years, most marine operators form habits. Some of them are good, some of them bad. And unfortunately, there’s…

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  • Manufacturing at Bartech

    Tooling Manufacture at Bartech

    November 17, 2021

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    I was walking through the workshop with a visitor last week and came across this classic bit of engineering I…

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  • Swingset engine overhaul

    Overhauls – In-situ or out?

    November 10, 2021

    Overhauls

    We carry out many overhauls on engines in various sectors, both in situ and here at our workshop in Colchester.…

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  • HUEI Pump at Bartech

    Burnt through four HEUI pumps

    November 3, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    A few years back, we overhauled a Caterpillar C series engine for a marine operator. We’ve been working with them…

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  • Cat 3516 cylinder head inspection

    Don’t replace those cylinder heads

    October 27, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We’re currently working with an operator and carrying out top-end overhauls on three of their land-based temporary power supply generator…

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  • GalvanicActionChart

    When silence CAN’T be golden…

    October 20, 2021

    Featured

    We were recently contacted by an offshore operator who needed a new Primary Reactive Spark Arrestor Silencer for one of…

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  • Geislinger-Torsional-Vibration-Damper_

    Damper mistake

    October 7, 2021

    Knowledge Base

    As you know, we like to share as many case studies as we can, all with the aim of helping…

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  • Caterpillar G3516E counterweight bolts

    Experience Vs Instructions

    September 23, 2021

    Knowledge Base

    Once again this week, I've been reminded that you can't always depend on the manufacturer's manuals for all the information…

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  • Caterpillar 3516 Gas Engine

    Unseen Catastrophic failure part 2

    September 15, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Back in June, we attended a Caterpillar 3516 gas engine for a straightforward job – changing the rear main oil…

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  • Rust damage from engine storage

    Critical circulation

    September 2, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We currently have a Caterpillar 3508 engine in the workshop from a dredging vessel. The engine in question was removed…

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