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Gas Turbine Component Repairs & Upgrades
Gas Turbine Services
To maintain reliability and continue / extend the life time of your critical turbine components, we offer a broad portfolio of component repair services and upgrades.
EthosEnergy’s world-class advanced technology repair facilities provide complete refurbishment, coatings, modifications and upgrades for heavy industrial Gas Turbine Components. Our repair solutions meet or exceed the OEM specifications and integrates advanced repair technology.
Inspection capabilities include:
Cleaning – internal & external acid stripping
Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI)
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) dimensional
UT wall thickness
Pulse Thermography Inspections
Liquid and Air flow testing
Blue light laser scanning
Repair capabilities include:
Full material rejuvenation heat treatment options based upon material condition and type
Life time extensions beyond OEM recommended life limits
GTAW welding processes for all super alloy material groups
Elevated temperature welding processes
Dimensional restorations and full recovery of all critical dimensions
Wall thickness restorations
Combustion system / component upgrades and material upgrades / modifications
Hydrogen Fluoride cleaning processes for Nickel and Cobalt alloys
Specialized processes for narrow gap brazing “TPR” (transient phase restoration)
Pre-sintered preform restorations
Vane and nozzle airfoil replacements
Blade and bucket moment weighing and balancing
Coating applications include:
Fully robotic applied thermal spray systems
Quality engineered and developed coating schemes to offer the best in protection against oxidation, wear and thermal distress
Thermal spray coating available via
- Air plasma applications
- HVOF (high velocity oxygen fuel)
- Typical coating materials utilized
- NiCoCrAIY’s, CoNiCrAIY’s, Chrome carbides, Tungsten carbides, Nickel aluminum, Thermal barrier coatings, Abradable coatings, Shear coatings
Slurry and pack type diffused aluminide coatings available
Leveraging technical expertise, extensive component inventory, a robust supply chain, and a network of global repair facilities, we mitigate operational risks.
Expedited and long lead-time solutions meet maintenance demands and reduce capital spending.
In today’s economy, turbomachinery operators are being asked to aggressively manage inventory, cash and operating expenses. However, they are also often looking for shorter cycle repairs, cycle parts purchases and deliveries. This dichotomy often results in greater risk than expected and higher costs for facilities.
By changing the traditional buying approach, operators are managing and overcoming this challenge. They are benefiting from high quality, back-to-back outage warranties, short cycle deliveries and lower than competitive market pricing.
EthosEnergy has developed a solution that requires the customer to purchase only a portion of the overall parts life needed to meet maintenance requirements thereby significantly reducing capital cost requirements.
Term Maintenance Agreements
EthosEnergy provides customized solutions that mitigate the technical and financial risks associated with plant operation through the ability to deliver a total plant solution including capital parts, component repairs and maintenance services. A typical term maintenance agreement offers broad scope provisions for gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and compressors with full-term responsibility for parts, repairs and field services.
Taking a partnership approach, we can integrate our operational, maintenance, performance and overhaul capabilities with your resources to efficiently and effectively manage business risks to achieve greater predictability of costs and asset utilization.