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  • Cat 3208 Gearbox Noiseimage

    Cat 3208 Gearbox Noise

    October 14, 2020


    We were recently on a vessel carrying out some servicing and repair operations on a Caterpillar 3208 engine, and one…

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  • signs of cavitation - Wartsila

    Bearing cap cavitation on Wartsila engines

    October 7, 2020


    As you might know, we’ve got multiple ex-Wartsila Senior Service Engineers on the Bartech team. And as a result, we’ve…

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  • Overhauled Napier MS90 Turbocharger

    Extending the life of your assets

    October 1, 2020


    We have recently completed the overhaul of a 1970’s Napier MS90 turbocharger, and I wanted to share how it’s possible…

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  • Generator failureimage

    Generator failure

    September 2, 2020


    Just the other week we felt the pain caused when backup generators are called into action but fail! When our…

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  • Mirrlees Blackstone ERS8 emergency generator

    Heritage engine support

    August 6, 2020


    As you know, we look after critical diesel engines, and over the past 30 plus years, we have seen many…

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  • Oil leaks from rocker box on Dorman engine

    Emergency engine risks

    July 29, 2020


    Last week we headed out to survey a pair of Dorman 6QT driven emergency fire pumps for an operator. Our…

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  • Paxman parts in stock at Bartech, and highly trained engineers on hand for any works you may require.

    Paxman facility in Colchester closes after 150 years

    July 22, 2020


    You may have heard the sad news that MAN Energy Solutions (Formerly Paxman Diesels) has announced plans to shut their…

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  • Replacement thermostat

    Caterpillar C12 high coolant temperature

    July 8, 2020


    We were recently asked to attend a vessel to investigate a Caterpillar C12 starboard engine with high coolant temperature. The…

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  • Woodward EG3P Governors

    Incompatible governor designation

    July 2, 2020


    Late last year we were sent in various spares from an offshore operator to inspect and overhaul. Included in the…

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  • Turbine wheel damage

    ABB VTC 254-13 turbocharger overhaul overdue

    June 25, 2020


    I often mention the importance of having bespoke service plans tailored to your critical diesel engine, suited to its application…

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