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MD&A’s Bowed Rotor to Straight Rotor Webinar

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Vice President Sales & Marketing MD&A

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering with a Mathematics Minor from Union College.  28 years’ experience working in the power generation industry.  Almost 17 of those years were...

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  • Jun 10, 2022

Bowed steam turbine rotors can cause higher operational vibration, startup and shut down issues thru critical speeds, possible unit trips, and if severe, an inoperable unit. This presentation will help users understand bowed rotors, the typical causes of bowed rotors, recommended rotor inspections, and bowed rotor straightening options. The presentation also includes case studies for various OEM and steam turbine types.

Customer Take-Aways:

1.            Understand the typical causes of possible rotor bowing.

2.            Understand the recommended inspections of a bowed rotor.

3.            Understand the various options for rotor straightening.

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Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) provides power generators around the globe with a full-service, OEM-alternative for services, parts, and repairs for Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines and Generators.
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Jim Stack on Jun 13, 2022

I would like to see how often this happens and on what type of systems. IE A NG Combines cycle power plant, a Hydro power shaft, a Nuclear reactor generator, cooling fans or pumps on a Nuclear plant etc. Perhaps what brand and manufacturer type of power plant?

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