Tag: condition assessment

The effects of Cycling, Is it worth it?

A Brief Look at the Effects of Cycling Thielsch Engineering, Inc. provides planned, unplanned, and emergency services to over 200 power plants across the U.S and internationally each year. Our experts understand the complexity of managing power production and the factors associated with it such as demand, cost controls, and mechanical difficulties. One major issue

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Live Webinar: “Solutions with 4-SYTE – Work Smarter Not Harder”

Please complete the form below to register for the live webinar. Who should register? Are you are frustrated with your current method of managing your inspection and repair history for your power boiler and covered piping? Are you are having difficulty determining areas for inspection, repair or replacement of your piping and boiler components? Are

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Equipment Integrity Inspections – Essential to Risk Management

Risk management, or lack thereof, invariably affects the profitability of operations and may, if neglected, affect the survival of specific corporations. This applies also to specific units or plants within corporations. There have been numerous instances where catastrophic failures of equipment, that could have been avoided, have resulted in the closure of the operating plants

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COLLATERAL DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF T91 OXIDE SCALE BUILD-UP

Recently Thielsch Engineering evaluated a valve stem that was reported to have experienced rapid erosion in service.  Another valve stem had also failed in service in a similar manner at the same facility. The steam turbine stop control valve was manufactured by General Electric (GE).  The valve was operated in a GE two on one

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