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Posts in the category of: Investigation & Rectification

  • Reduction in downtime

    The mistake with increasing your engine speed

    September 12, 2017


    Last week one of our engineers returned from a site, having finished a service on a Cummins driven generator. And…

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  • Prototype tool made in house

    Removing safety risks with special tooling

    August 23, 2017


    Last week we had to put our engineering brains to good use to give our client a safe alternative to…

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  • Detroit 16V71 Oval Conn Rod Correctionimage

    Detroit 16V71 Oval Conn Rod Correction

    July 26, 2017


    As you know, we believe that carrying out your own inspections is vital.   Just as vital, is reducing your…

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  • Degraded coupling teeth

    Equipment Degradation – Not just when in use.

    July 19, 2017


    We’re currently overhauling a couple of Twindisc gearboxes as part of a project on a beautiful 20ft yacht, built back…

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  • Magnetic Pick Up Repositioningimage

    Magnetic Pick Up Repositioning

    July 7, 2017


    We’ve just finished helping a major client after it was found their engine wasn’t as protected as they thought and…

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  • Gill real time Oil Condition Monitoring Sensors

    What’s your engine oil telling you?

    June 27, 2017


    Following on from our visit to Seaworks last week, we wanted to let you know about a new product that…

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  • Gary measured the thickness of the cat 3616 bush and determined that it was too thin, making the bore oversize.

    Caterpillar 3616 Overhaul – Small End Bush 4P6125

    May 25, 2017


    I’ve had a few interesting conversations with a contact at an overseas textiles mill and during one of those conversations,…

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  • Don't sellotape over the issue, do it right. Fix the real problem.

    Starter Motor Failure

    April 27, 2017


    We have had a few problems to deal with after supplying an overseas Navy with a starter motor which isn’t…

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  • Maintenance contracts

    Avoiding problems with engine control systems

    April 19, 2017


    Do your engine control systems rely on pneumatics? If so, our maintenance guide may be useful. We have seen this…

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  • Bartech parts stock

    Critical spares holding

    April 5, 2017


    We’re in the middle of some routine maintenance on Waukesha and Mirrlees injectors, but we’ve just identified an issue that…

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