Turbine Oil Varnish Development in Rotating Equipment

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  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    March 31, 2014
  • Duration:
    30 minutes
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This document describes the potential problems, mitigation measures, maintenance, oil health, and the state-of-the-art technological aspects of turbine oil varnish development in rotating equipment (gas and steam turbine, compressors, generators, and gear box). Lubricant formulation considerations with application specific limitations and current maintenance practices are detailed to improve turbine reliability




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