Flame Detection and Monitoring
Need help to set the guidelines for an article about eliminating flame scanners and using just exhaust thermocouples for control.
on 6 July, 2015 - 6:25 pm
Agreed; the concept here is a bad idea for several reasons--though I will add that as we speak work...
By Steve Myres on 3 July, 2015 - 5:48 pm
That sounds like a bad idea to me. Typical UV flame scanners will produce an FFRT (flame fail...
JPDF Card 125VDC Input Source
JPDF Card 125VDC direct supply source
on 6 July, 2015 - 6:21 pm
P.S. (Post Script), I believe GEH-6721, the Mark VIe System Guide, has lots of information on...
By 309eguy on 6 July, 2015 - 4:58 pm
Our frame 9E units are the opposite. We connect to the the direct input and the battery input is...
High Vibration found in a typical Band of the Speed
on 6 July, 2015 - 12:00 pm
I would say that if this is a recent condition for a machine which has been running without any...
By Bob Johnston on 5 July, 2015 - 8:16 pm
You don't say what model of machine you have. but I would guess that what you are seeing is the...
Generator Hydrogen Cooling System
hydrogen cooling system for GE frame6 generator manual
By Timus on 5 July, 2015 - 6:03 pm
Dear CSA sir, I was searching for some information & I came across this wonderful & very...
Atomizing Air temperature
on 3 July, 2015 - 6:51 pm
hassanj, The answer given presumes a typical GE-design Frame 6B heavy duty gas turbine with a...
Explosion Proof Solar Cells
The certification of Hazardous area solar cells.
By elomoon on 5 July, 2015 - 1:08 pm
If the equipment is not certified who says that can be used in potentially explosive atmospheres?...
By elomoon on 3 July, 2015 - 12:26 pm
Hola, The equipment is ATEX certificate which specifies the mode of protection of the...
Oil in Water Detector - Gross Measurement 0-10%
Detection of roughly 5-10% of oil in water. Looking for a solution which is: Simple, online, insertion type, cheap, IECEx hazardous area certified.
on 4 July, 2015 - 9:27 am
This device is low cost, but it only detects oil on top of water. It will give you a relay contact...
Gas Turbine High Spread Issue
High spread issue in GE gas turbine frame 6E mark V control
Frame 5 GT Fails To Start
We have recently switched our 1972 F5 GT to liquid fuel only and cannot get it to light off. It is pre AA compressor and was originally diesel only.
on 3 July, 2015 - 3:21 pm
Chris W, Thanks for the feedback! It's always welcome, and very useful for many. I'm going to...
GE Frame 6 Gas Turbine bleed air valves
What is single effective speed?
Steam Turbine Overspeed Calculations Based on Steam Flow
How to calculate steam turbine over speed based on steam flow?
By mhwest on 25 June, 2015 - 7:32 am
A long standing recommendation for GE steam turbine valve leakage is that with the stop valves...
on 24 June, 2015 - 3:37 pm
KRManish, If the stop valves are passing that badly, wouldn't the prudent course of action be to...
Bently Nevada 1900 Series... Using a Vibro-Meter Sensor
We have a Bently Nevada 1900-65 vibration rack for measuring vibration of a small turbine. Can I use VIBROMETER acceleration sensor instead of Bently-Nevada sensors for that?
Bently Nevada 3300 System Gap Voltage
Gap Voltage for a 3300 vibration measurement
Definition of Droop and Isoch
By Ramon Villasana on 1 July, 2015 - 11:53 am
Hi Markvguy. I have been following your statements, replies and comments on queries about...
Ancillary Service (area regulation) Using Battery Energy Storage vs Pumped Hydro vs Gas Turbine
How different is a battery energy storage system from pumped hydro and gas turbine in terms of area regulation for the grid?
GT Lube Oil Consumption High
Posted by Qurban Ali on 23 June, 2015 - 1:41 am
GE frame 9E gas turbines lube oil consumption weekly basis more than 300 liters
Does any know of any instructor lead PID loop tuning courses?
By Hans H. Eder on 29 June, 2015 - 6:27 am
ACT is offering fully practice oriented, always top rated training courses covering the principal...
Can I use DCCA card PN:531X301DCCAGG2 to replace faulty card with PN:531X301DCCAFG2?
Excess Energy in the Grid
Can conventional power plants (diesel, GT & thermal) absorb excess energy from the grid when there is a large amount of excess energy?
GT Frame 9E Tripping When Coasting Down To Fire
GE frame 9E gas turbine tripping without any alarm, when leak test is completed and turbine ramping down to firing sequence trips @ about 630rpm/20%.
By 309eguy on 23 June, 2015 - 12:40 pm
we have increased our k94tc from 5 seconds to 8 seconds. It makes the time when shutdown or on...
Value of Battery Energy Storage for a Distribution Utility
How can a battery energy storage provide value for a distribution utility?