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The wrong way to keep clean

The wrong way to keep clean

You’ll be fully aware of the advice from the World Health Organisation in the fight against COVID-19: The key message is to keep your hands and environment clean and keep your distance from others where possible. We would never profess to be health experts and offer health advice (engines and mechanical equipment is our thing in case you hadn’t realised!), but when our engineers recently attended a tugboat they saw a classic example of...

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Here for your engine needs during COVID-19

Here for your engine needs during COVID-19

First and foremost, I just want to say that I wish you and your family all the best, and I hope you’re able to stay safe and healthy during this crazy period. In my position, my first priority is the health of the whole Bartech team, their families and anyone we may come in contact with, which I am sure will be the same for you.  We also know we have responsibilities to help those in the critical sectors of energy, marine and stand-by...

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How we will support you through COVID-19

How we will support you through COVID-19

No doubt your inbox and social media feed are full of information about COVID-19, but as we all try to react to such an unprecedented position, it’s important we update you on what we have put in place to support you. Firstly, like every responsible business, we are putting our team’s health and welfare at the forefront. To deliver this we are stopping all non-essential visitors to our office and workshop (including upcoming interviews),...

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MTU 396 genset surveys

MTU 396 genset surveys

Two of our engineers returned to the workshop having just surveyed four MTU 396 gensets, & the advice they’ve given the client has saved them hundreds of thousands of pounds. The engines are in the basement of a building, which has been vacant for the last few years. With the building soon to be renovated & brought back into use, the owners needed to be sure they could rely on these critical diesel engines, hence the survey. We were...

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Pre-Heat Systems, essential for emergency engines

Pre-Heat Systems, essential for emergency engines

We have recently carried out a full overhaul of an IVECO 8281-SI-15 and it’s back in our workshop after successfully completing its acceptance test.   For this engine and application, it was vital we fitted a temporary pre-heat system to test.   You see, this engine is used by the operator as an emergency fire pump and is situated in a location where the temperature is constantly around 35°C.   As you can probably imagine, we...

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Cat C9 Hose failure

Cat C9 Hose failure

Recently, we attended a vessel whilst in dock to carry out services on their Cat C18 and Cat C9 generator sets. Upon arrival we carried out the standard checks including the following work: • Cylinders – Visual Inspection for leaks • Turbocharger – Visual Inspection & Backlash check • Engine Oil Filters – Replace – New (Client-supplied) • Engine Speed/Timing Sensor -Clean/Inspect • Engine Valve Lash –...

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Here to keep your critical engines running in 2 easy steps during COVID-19 outbreak

  1. Call 01206 645070 anytime to speak to an engineer to help you resolve issues yourself. This is a free service, intended to minimise downtime and stop the need for a visit
  2. If things cannot be resolved on the video call, our service engineering team are ready to attend your site. They are home based with stocked vehicles ready to deploy.

All our usual support is still available on the general number and email address

How we can support you at this difficult time