Cracked Paxman 12YH Cylinder Heads

Cracked Paxman 12YH Cylinder Heads

In the workshop, at the moment we have some cylinder heads from a Paxman 12YH engine which are being overhauled in preparation for use on an upcoming engine work scope. The cylinder head overhaul consists of our standard process and following this meant we were able to highlight a couple of issues which would have caused major problems if any corners had been cut.  This is the procedure we follow: • Dismantle • Clean • Inspect...

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Is your back up generator at risk of wet stacking?

Is your back up generator at risk of wet stacking?

You may have noticed recent emails about our stand at Offshore Europe last week.We had a great time at the show, and as it turned out we were in the right place at the right time to help one of our clients with an easily preventable problem.While we were in Aberdeen, we got a call out to investigate an issue on an MTU 12V1600 back up generator and our MTU trained engineer Charlie responded with a site visit.The client had reported a coolant...

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Time’s Ticking

Time’s Ticking

Time is ticking down towards the end of August and the end of summer, but we’re showing no signs of slowing down here at Bartech – there’s now just a week until Offshore Europe 2019. As I’ve mentioned in my previous emails, we’ll have a stand there during the four days, with plenty to keep you informed and entertained, so if you are coming, please come and say hello! As well as a demo engine and our Diesel Engine Uptime Programme, we’ll also...

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Dreaded downtime

Dreaded downtime

Downtime is pretty much most engineers’ nightmare, and one of the things we work most tirelessly to prevent. So much of the content we produce is dedicated to reducing downtime for our contacts, & a couple of years back, after lots of calls for it from our clients, we made the decision to create a specific programme designed to help in a more formal way. We called it our Diesel Engine Uptime Programme (DEUP). Essentially, the DEUP is a...

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Simple Aim

Simple Aim

As I mentioned last week, we’re heading to #OE19 – Offshore Europe in September. This means that Bartech HQ is a hive of activity – not only do we have the usual servicing and overhauls to do, but we’re very busy getting ready for the exhibition. We’ve got a number of things planned, like the test engine that I mentioned last week, and today I just wanted to give you a little bit more info about a few of the case studies we’ll be sharing...

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Look down our Borescope

Look down our Borescope

We’re at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen next month. We haven’t done a show like this for a while, we’re really looking forward to it and we’ve got plenty of things planned to help make our stand highly valuable for all our visitors. As we speak, we’re currently constructing a training engine that we’ll have on display during the exhibition. We’re putting it together to demonstrate how you can prevent engine failure, showing how regular health...

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