We will talk about How to tight for bolts of blades after assembly! Have some method to do it. But in this topic we will say a simple way to do it & not need modern equipment or tools to do. We will use chain locker! We will take an example for easy understand! 1.Mounting … Continue reading Propeller System: Bolt Tightening for Propeller Blade!
We will discuss about Stern tube ( S/T ) seal - general about inspection notes! 1. Stern tube L.O line: Pls make sure these L.O line for S/T to be clean. These line is fabricated by Stainless steel pipe material to increase corrosion resistance of pipe ( prevent rust coming & damaged the seal. Have … Continue reading Propeller System: Shaft seal ( Stern Tube seal ) Inspection Notes!
What is shaft alignment condition? "A static condition observed at the bearings supporting the propulsion shafts." The basic procedure for determining vertical alignment of shafting and gears is to calculate, for the cold condition at time of aligning, a shape of shaft line that will produce in the hot operating condition essentially equal loads on … Continue reading Main Engine Shaft Alignment – Comprehension
Chocking is as old as the machine! In the coming issues I hope to include your experiences as we explore, develop on the continuing evolution of machinery chocking. As called the interface between a component and its foundation - that's a shim, chock or liner. Why do we chock the machine? To enable rotating equipment … Continue reading Rotating Machine Chocking – Intro