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Posts in the category of: Re-Engineering and Machining

  • 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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  • signs of cavitation - Wartsila

    Bearing cap cavitation on Wartsila engines

    October 7, 2020


    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


    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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  • Napier MS90 turbocharger ready for overhaul at Bartech

    Engine Idling Issues

    September 16, 2020


    We are currently overhauling a Napier MS90 turbocharger from a marine operator’s Mirrlees Blackstone engine. The engine has just over…

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  • Generator failureimage

    Generator failure

    September 2, 2020


    Just the other week we felt the pain caused when backup generators are called into action but fail! When our…

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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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  • Unsalvageable Cat 3408 Engineimage

    Unsalvageable Cat 3408 Engine

    December 4, 2019


    We’ve recently received two sets of critical CAT 3408 engine spares from an operator. Their previous service company advised them…

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  • Seized turbocharger back on-lineimage

    Seized turbocharger back on-line

    October 18, 2019

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    If you are reliant on “heritage” engine models, or those simply not made anymore, then chances are you will have…

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  • Oil Jets Installed on a Waukeshaimage

    Oil Jets Installed on a Waukesha

    September 27, 2019


    If you have an issue with your Waukesha engine or need advice, get in touch, we’re more than happy to help.

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  • Oval Con-Rod Correction – How it’s doneimage

    Oval Con-Rod Correction – How it’s done

    February 21, 2018


    If you recall, last week we shared the story of how we saved a client around £25,000 by machining their…

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