Valve Health, Expert Repairs, & Cut Maintenance Costs
Service provider tracks valve health, makes expert repairs, cuts maintenance cost!
Combined-cycle O&M personnel typically focus their attention on major equipment— gas and steam turbine/generators and HRSGs. Today’s manpower-constrained staffs often do not have the time available to provide the same level of attentiveness to valves and auxiliaries. Adding to the challenge is the general lack of on-staff expertise concerning the maintenance of balance-of-plant (BOP) equipment. Discussions at user-group meetings remind that poorly maintained valves can negatively impact plant performance— in the extreme, cause or contribute to a forced outage. Continue reading the article here.