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Hot Section Life Management through Improved Material Property Recovery

On October 11, 2018 John Scheibel, EPRI and Stijn Pietersen, TEServices European Gas Turbine Engineer, co-presented “Hot Section Life Management through Improved Material Property Recovery”  during the 9th International Gas Turbine Conference “The Future of Gas Turbine Technology” in Brussels. The conference was attended by gas turbine end users, OEM’s, US government agencies (DoE and … Continue reading Hot Section Life Management through Improved Material Property Recovery

GE Roundtable Session CTOTF on Non-OEM Repair Facilities

Pierre Boehler presented TEServices prepared introduction of non-OEM repair on GE matured and advanced gas turbines including: Older versus newer designs (fire temperature, technology and margin of error: B, EA, F.03 versus F.04 / H) Conventional versus enhanced repairs Vendor selection part of the 6 steps of successful IGT component repairs Repair facility sub-contracting and … Continue reading GE Roundtable Session CTOTF on Non-OEM Repair Facilities

Frame 6 Users Group

Van Esch boiled down and tweaked his material for a one-hour presentation focused on the needs of 6B users. Here’s an outline of the subject matter presented: Assessing the condition of GT parts onsite. Preparing meaningful component repair specs. Selecting the appropriate vendor to refurbish turbine parts. Key stages in the repair process. Verifications during … Continue reading Frame 6 Users Group

7F Users Group Dives Deeper into Engine Issues

7F Users Group Dives Deeper into Engine Issues- CCJ 2016 The 7F Users Group steering committee has realigned the program for its annual meeting to focus exclusively on the world’s most popular frame gas turbine. For several years prior to the 2016 conference at Orlando’s Rosen Shingle Creek hotel, May 9-13, the agenda had expanded … Continue reading 7F Users Group Dives Deeper into Engine Issues

Stijn Pietersen, TEServices European IGT Engineer

Stijn Pietersen joined TEServices in 2016 to support European IGT end-users from his Amsterdam, the Netherlands location. Based on his metallurgical back ground and knowledge together with his IGT repair and manufacture experience, he is supporting European IGT end-users with audits, vendor verifications and other technical support, see TEServices.eu. Stijn graduated from Delft University of Technology … Continue reading Stijn Pietersen, TEServices European IGT Engineer

Keyence Digital Microscope

In March 2015, TEServices added a Keyence Digital Microscope VHX-5000 with XYZ motorized stage to increase their metallurgical evaluation equipment (stereo, light and scanning electron microscopes). This microscope has a better depth-of-field, resolution and brightness, multi-angle observation, dimensional measurement, 3D display and takes pictures in High-resolution HDR (High Dynamic Range). The digital microscope improves flat … Continue reading Keyence Digital Microscope

Revised/Re-issue Six Steps of Successful GT Component Repairs

TEServices is dedicated to educating and training IGT users and has therefore created a series of articles called “Six Steps of Successful GT Component Repairs”(published in Combined Cycle Journal in 2005) These articles have been updated and were re-issued by Combined Cycle Journal in the link above. Please note that in 2003 TEServices developed a 3 … Continue reading Revised/Re-issue Six Steps of Successful GT Component Repairs

EPRI obtained the right to use TEServices F7FA repair specs

EPRI has obtained the leasing rights and for their members to use TEServices Frame 7FA bid and repair specifications. These specifications are offered to their members together with EPRI repair guidelines to educate and inform on the specifics of the repair of Frame F7FA components, see specifications.

10 years of TEServices supporting IGT end-users

Vendor verification (making sure that the IGT end-user vendors are providing new parts and repairs per specifications and expectations) has been the base for TEServices. Initially TEServices performed vendor verification for end-users that previously used Natole Turbine Enterprises (NTE) for this service. GVEA, Golden Valley Electric Association Alaska, was TEServices’ first customer, utilizing overview of … Continue reading 10 years of TEServices supporting IGT end-users

Shaheen Hayatghaibi TEServices IGT Inspector

Shaheen Hayatghaibi has several years of experience, with different repair facilities including ACT-Independent Turbo Services and Advanced Turbine Solutions. He began as inspector of GE and Westinghouse combustion hardware before being promoted to inspection supervisor and later production supervisor. During Shaheen’ s career in the shop environment he gained his experience with overhaul of GE … Continue reading Shaheen Hayatghaibi TEServices IGT Inspector

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