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Posts in the category of: Innovations

  • Caterpillar 3508 engine installation

    Tricky Workspace

    July 8, 2021


    During a recent vessel attendance to carry out an engine exchange, we came across what could have caused major issues!…

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  • Governor fitted to left hand side of engine

    Governor repositioning

    June 17, 2021


    The other day, we received a newly overhauled Caterpillar 3508 engine from a marine operator. The work scope was to…

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  • Bartech - Diesel engine breakdown response

    Diesel engine support you can rely on

    March 18, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    To state the obvious, the last year has been testing, to say the least, both for individuals and businesses. And…

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  • Caterpillar 3406 swingset engine

    Are you sitting on the answer?

    February 3, 2021


    We recently attended a vessel that had engine failure. They'd been assessed by the OEM and were advised that they…

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  • Turbo removal issueimage

    Turbo removal issue

    December 8, 2020

    Turbo Chargers

    Last week we were out on an offshore platform to survey the removal of a turbocharger from a standby generator.…

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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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  • 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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  • Bartech engineers carrying out engine alignment with laser levels

    Engine Alignment

    July 16, 2020


    We are just completing the replacement of the engine mounts on a couple of Niigata engines and whilst the engine…

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  • Important new protocolsimage

    Important new protocols

    June 12, 2020


    Over the last few months, we’ve seen many things change for businesses and the way they operate. And talking to…

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  • Bergan conrod tooling

    Tooling Solution

    February 5, 2020

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    Following on from last week’s post about the damage caused by incorrect tooling, I thought it would be good to…

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