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How to Extend the Lifetime of Gas Turbine Parts

Elevated temperatures take a big toll on gas turbine components risking cracks, corrosion, wall thickness, and material condition. Repair enhancements can extend a part’s life by slowing its degradation and…


Behind the Scenes: Turbine and Generator Inspection and Repair in 19 Days

A carefully orchestrated process was set in motion when Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) ventured to complete a 7FA gas turbine hot gas path inspection, together with a 7FH2 generator…


Test Your Knowledge: Competitive Maintenance Strategies

Competitive maintenance uses an analytical process and condition-monitoring tools to select the optimum maintenance strategy for each plant system. For example, the optimum strategy for the plant’s steam turbine will…