Minimize Outage Duration and Optimize your Plant’s Availability
Providing outstanding, responsive, on-site service solutions to improve operating plant competitiveness and profitability is an absolute priority. To achieve this goal, field personnel teams are equipped with advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) tools to allow for experienced specialists to perform extensive and accurate turbine inspections.
Advanced NDE technology allows experts to visually inspect numerous areas of equipment that are otherwise inaccessible without the disassembly of major components. Visual inspections performed by our specialists minimize outage durations, help to effectively plan for future outages and optimize overall plant availability.
High Temperature Borescopes Reduce Lost Generating Capabilities
EthosEnergy utilizes high temperature borescopes for the inspection of hot parts in gas turbines and steam turbines, which allows for a visual inspection of equipment shortly after shutdown. This new video system delivers high quality images that specialists can evaluate immediately and then initiate appropriate service measures. Because a high temperature borescope makes it possible for inspection to begin at temperatures as high as 1,000°F, up to eight hours of turbine cool down time can be eliminated, potentially reducing lost generating capability.
Once all pre-inspection requirements are met, the new turbine inspection process can begin within 30 minutes of the outage team’s arrival on site. With a high temperature borescope, one qualified specialist can perform the inspection of critical parts in often less than two hours.