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  • Cat 3208 Gearbox Noiseimage

    Cat 3208 Gearbox Noise

    October 14, 2020

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

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