Wartsila 6R32 Crankshaft Repair

A continuous process industry based in western India using 2 units of Wartsila 6R32 for their power requirements reported breakdown of one of the Wartsila 6R32 diesel generating set.

Repair of Wartsila 6R32 Diesel Engine
Repair of Wartsila 6R32 Diesel Engine

RA Power Solutions team of senior technicians was deputed with portable inspection instruments and onsite crankshaft grinding and polishing machine. Following observations were reported on inspection of crankpins:

Inspection of Spare Parts of Wartsila Diesel Engine
Inspection of Spare Parts of Wartsila Diesel Engine

I) On investigation of Wartsila diesel generating sets, it was observed that it was clear case of lube oil pump failure.

II) All 6 crankpins were found damaged.

III) Inspection in detail was carried out. Gist of which is as following:

a) Crankpin no. 1 ovality of 0.76 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

b) Crankpin no. 2 ovality of 0.54 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

c) Crankpin no. 3 ovality of 0.26 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

d) Crankpin no. 4 ovality of 0.49 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

e) Crankpin no. 5 ovality of 0.29 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

f) Crankpin no. 6 ovality of 0.62 mm. No cracks observed. Hardness within limits.

After initial inspection of crankshaft, it was decided to undertake the repair of crankshaft of Wartsila 6R32 by grinding the crankpin.

Three nos. of pins were ground undersize by 1mm and balance 3 were undersized by 0.5 mm. The taper, ovality and surface finish has been maintained far better than manufacturer’s recommendations.

The above job was executed in record time of 6 days.

For more information, please email us on info@rapowersolutions.com

Grinding of Crankpin by Crankshaft Grinding Machine
Grinding of Crankpin by Crankshaft Grinding Machine
Surface Finish Inspection after Grinding
Surface Finish Inspection after Grinding

A continuous process industry based in western India using 2 units of Wartsila 6R32 for their power requirements reported breakdown of one of the Wartsila 6R32 diesel generating set. RA Power Solutions team of senior technicians was deputed with portable inspection instruments and onsite crankshaft grinding and polishing machine. Following observations were reported on inspection … Continue reading “Wartsila 6R32 Crankshaft Repair”

Large Diesel Engine Repair and Overhaul

RA Power Solutions undertakes high capacity diesel engine repairs and overhauls onsite. We are perhaps the only company in the world which has in-house facilities to undertake grinding of crankshaft, metal stitching and metal locking of engine parts and repair of all major engine components.

Diesel Engine Repair and Overhaul
Diesel Engine Repair and Overhaul

We can undertake the diesel engine overhauling, periodic maintenance and replacement of crankshaft while vessel is sailing. All our technicians possess seaman passports which facilitates them to board the vessel from one port and disembark on different port. The company has more than 37 years of experience in undertaking Main and auxuliary diesel engine repairs and provide overhaul services. Technicians are available at short notice and can travel anywhere in the world. We can meet with any emergency breakdown requirements of main engine and generators.

Wartsila Marine Diesel Engine Ready for Overhauling
Wartsila Marine Diesel Engine Ready for Overhauling
MAN Marine Diesel Engine for Overhauling
MAN Marine Diesel Engine Under Overhauling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since we have in-house facilities for repair of engine components technicians carry with them necessary equipments to calibrate all important parts of diesel engine at time of overhauling like calibration of crankshaft, engine block main journal housing, connecting rods, cylinder liners, cylinder heads, etc. All the clearances are maintained strictly as per the manufacturer’s recommendations.

Overhauling of MAK Marine Diesel Engine
Overhauling of MAK Marine Diesel Engine

The load trial of engine is given after repair and overhauling of the diesel engine is executed.

Hyundai Diesel Engine Under Overhauling
Hyundai Diesel Engine Under Overhauling and Repair

Author of this blog is Mr. Raj Shahani, Managing Director of RA Power Solutions. He is having experience of almost four decades of working on high capacity diesel engines, turbines and rotary equipments. The company specializes in executing the repairs and overhauling of high capacity diesel engine and their spares.

For more information, you can reach on +91-9810012383 or call us on info@rapowersolutions.com

RA Power Solutions undertakes high capacity diesel engine repairs and overhauls onsite. We are perhaps the only company in the world which has in-house facilities to undertake grinding of crankshaft, metal stitching and metal locking of engine parts and repair of all major engine components. We can undertake the diesel engine overhauling, periodic maintenance and … Continue reading “Large Diesel Engine Repair and Overhaul”