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Steam turbine lubrication problems

James Ira Clower

Steam turbine lubrication problems

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Published by Virginia polytechnic institute in [Blacksburg, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMetal sensitivity of steam turbine oils.
Statementby James I. Clower. II - Metal sensitivity of steam turbine oils, by James I. Clower and Marion G. Clower.
SeriesBulletin of the Virginia polytechnic institute,, vol. XXXIII, no. 14. August, 1940
ContributionsClower, Marion Grove, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA7 .V5 no. 46
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6440983M
LC Control Number42024660
OCLC/WorldCa2197970

from which the boiler, steam pipes, and engine are made. In the highest development of the piston steam engine, the limit was set by the lubricating oil for the valve and piston; the steam was so hot that even special thick oil ran like water, but the Marine Steam Engineering Basics for Touring the Steam Ships Berkeley and Medea of theFile Size: 2MB. This practice is applicable to steam turbine-generator units and provides recommended practices for the design of the oil system. The oil system is defined as that assembly which uses and circulates the turbine-generator lubricating oil. The oil system generally includes high pressure, bearing, control, generator seal, and drain systems.


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TROUBLESHOOTING BEARING AND LUBE OIL SYSTEM PROBLEMS by Thomas H. McCloskey Manager, Turbomachinery, Generation Group in mechanical engineering and steam turbine design. McCloskey is a Fellow member of the ASME, past Chairman some aspects of maintaining a turbine lubrication system are also discussed.

Lubricant Analysis in Steam Turbines Beatriz Graça, INEGI Jorge Seabra, FEUP Pinto Sousa, Portucel Turbine oils are subjected to a wide range of conditions - extreme heat, entrained air, moisture, contamination by dirt and debris, inadvertent mixing with different oil, etc.

- that degrade the integrity of the hydrocarbon base stock and Author: Beatriz Graça. Take, for instance, a kW steam turbine selected to drive a small, but essential, process gas compressor. In this situation, a special purpose steam turbine would be specified for very good reasons.

It will cost more than the GP version, but it will have a lubrication system that makes it less prone to cause unscheduled outages. Sources / Recommended Reading. Moehle W, Ghatto V, Livingstone G and Wooton D, Practical approaches to controlling sludge and varnish in turbine oil, Lubrication Excellence Conference Proceedings, Noria Corp., May 2.

Micetic J and Beitelman A, Performance problems with Group II hydro-cracked turbine oils in Corps of Engineers hydropower facilities, US Army Corps of Engineers. Turbine lubricants must have excellent thermal and oxidation resistance at bearing oil temperatures that may approach oC in typical steam turbine or industrial heavy-duty gas turbine and exceed oC in aero-derivative gas turbines.

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