FOD: Foreign Object Damage

FOD stands for Foreign Object Damage. It is a well known failure mechanism in the gas turbine. It occurs when a turbine part is damaged by an object, usually comes from outside. But FOD can also happens when upstream components break up and strike downstream components such as turbine blades.

Gas Turbine Maintenance Organization

The key to all satisfactory maintenance activity is planning. This is especially true when dealing with gas turbines. Even the simplest of maintenance tasks, whether it is recognized or not, requires some measure of pre-planning. A maintenance policy for gas turbines must address the increased importance of inspection and overhaul planning if unplanned outages are to be avoided. Each user regardless of the number or type of the engine must institute the following basic type of planning to be successful in gas turbine maintenance.

A Perfect Gift

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The Rhyme of Oil Separator

A separator vessel of oil and gas,A machine of mighty worth and mass,It stands tall and strong, a sight to behold,A guardian of oil, both young and old. With pipes and valves and gauges galore,It works around the clock, never a bore,Separating the two, with skill and finesse,It performs its task with great success. The... Continue Reading →

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