ROTEC’s managers presented their reports at the workshop “Arrangement and Repair of Power Equipment: Challenges, Experience, Prospective technologies” of the UES’ corporate training center.
Thus, Nikolay Arkhipov, ROTEC’s Deputy Service Director, spoke about the servicing of gas and steam turbines and its scope of work. The participants took an acute interest in the repair of HGP parts, including rotor blades and guide blades. This technology has been pioneered in the center of steam turbine HGP parts repair in Russia.
In his report, Maxim Lipatov, the chief expert of the Department of Monitoring and Troubleshooting, described the operating principle of PRANA system. Based on the adaptive mathematical models, the system determines the standard performance of each unit (pump, gas or steam turbine) and builds trends concerning any changes of their technical condition. It helps to identify defects at their earliest stage — two or three months prior to their detection by the regular power control system. PRANA boosts robustness and helps to avoid emergencies. Today, PRANA is unparalleled in its performance.