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Originally posted by Bill Futch on 12 August, 2014 - 4:08 pm
Starting motor does not cutout when a normal shutdown is given below 60% speed.
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So Bill here are my suggestions and thoughts on your issue. Some further clarification would be...
Bill, I am working on a reply to your post. Sounds like an interesting site, can't imagine...
Bill, like CuriousOne I have seen this before on older units, it is the unfortunate part of Emerson...
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Department of Redundency Department department...
Using OPC to communicate with GE MKVIe
Originally posted by Brian on 4 June, 2014 - 2:31 pm
I'm trying to find out if anyone is using OPC to talk to a GE MKVIe from an ABB INFI90 DCS System.
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Brian and CSA, I can tell you that I have worked at two sites now and have configured a...
Originally posted by Alexander Yakovlev on 9 April, 2014 - 6:28 am
Looking for electronic version of GE TILs No. 1813, 1639, 1619 and 1602
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Alexander, as the moderator notes the "sharing" of information is a difficult and...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Control&Automation department...
Preselected mode for Mark V
Originally posted by Abbernardo on 3 April, 2014 - 4:49 pm
PreSelected mode when connected to grid and Mark V trip
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Abbernardo and CSA, I would like to make a comment just to make sure I am understanding the...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the ABB Advant department...
ABB OS500 upgrade
Originally posted by Will P. on 5 March, 2014 - 5:46 pm
ABB OS500 upgrade to newer version HP B2600
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Will, you are correct that the extensions program only backs up the ABB station settings,...
Originally posted by RedJim on 5 February, 2014 - 1:08 pm
Our GE 6B switched from Premix steady state to Lean-lean when we performed an online water wash.
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Jim, when the unit drops out of Premix into Lean Lean are there any other alarms that...
Originally posted by Amosiss on 19 January, 2014 - 10:17 am
DDR not collected automatically from controller
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Dear Amosiss, this may be a difficult one to help with. It would help if we knew what model of...
Nice job Amosiss, glad you were able to resolve your problem. And thank you also for the feedback...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Instrumentation department...
Magnetic pickup in flow divider not working
Originally posted by Manjunath on 28 January, 2014 - 7:00 am
Magnetic pick-ups in flow divider of gas turbine stopped working during normal running and didn't show any reading in next start-ups.
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Dear Manjunath and CSA, I am just wondering if this is too simple an answer. You say that the...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Combustion Dynamics - Tuning department...
9FA+e DLN Tuning - Peak 1 Dynamics
Originally posted by TurboPower on 16 January, 2014 - 6:39 am
Curious about Control constants settings related to DLN tuning on 9FA+e. Also peak 1 vibration level found, would like to know potential causes.
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Dear TurboPower, I attempted to search the control constants you provided in your post, with...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
Provision of Auxiliary Hydraulic Pump
Originally posted by FSX on 17 December, 2013 - 10:50 pm
Auto Cut in of auxiliary Hydraulic Supply Pump
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Dear FSX, this is the information I can provide. The manufacturer of the hydraulic pumps I am...
FSX, and CSA. I will work to get some part numbers for the pumps that I am familiar with. The...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the ops department...
Instrument Air
Originally posted by Tom Murphy on 9 January, 2014 - 11:11 am
Using CPD from the Gas Turbine Compressor to supply all instrument air for the turbine
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Tom, I have been to and work at a site that uses CPD for instrument air purposes. It works...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Operations department...
Suicide Relay in MarkVIe ToolboxST
Originally posted by Rokan Uddin on 31 December, 2013 - 12:07 pm
What does suicide relay means?
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Dear Rokan, from the GE manual, GEH-6721D Mark VIe Control System Guide Volume II, the...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the ops department...
7 FA Inlet Bleed heating
Originally posted by Tom Murphy on 30 December, 2013 - 1:58 pm
Is it a must to have Inlet Bleed Heat on a 7FA even in a Hot environment?
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Tom just to echo what CSA had to say. What you all do with the machine is your choice. IMHO...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the department of redundancy department...
Interfacing with a GE Mark VI
Originally posted by john on 13 May, 2012 - 8:02 am
What are the best practices in interfacing with a GE Mark VI?
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Bob, most power plant site I have seen that are using GE gas turbines and an Ovation DCS are...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the powerplant department...
Going to Premix Mode from Lean Mode
Originally posted by abdi on 2 December, 2013 - 11:37 pm
why premix not done in GE FRAME9
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So Abdi, slowly we are learning more about your problem, as CSA has said the more information you...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Lowering T48 temps at hight power and Lo department...
LM6000 Sprint Simple Cycle HP Sprint
Originally posted by JamUp on 3 July, 2013 - 1:10 am
We have 4 LM6000 Sprint units with Mark VI controls. We have 2 Newer LM6000 with woodward controls.
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Dear Jamup, I can tell you from experience that LP sprint is more effective than HP sprint as...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Engineering department...
GE7fa Turbine Roof Quick Connect
Originally posted by Young Engineer on 26 September, 2013 - 8:51 am
Considering a project to make a sort of "Quick Connect/Disconnect" for the wiring on our turbine roof (GE7Fa) - has anyone had experience with this?
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We have done the same thing you speak of for our 2 7EA machines for the roof of the turbine...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
Mark VI VPRO Failure Caused Unit Trip
Originally posted by Chris on 6 August, 2013 - 9:16 pm
Unit tripped due to failure of <X> VPRO.
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Dear Chris, or GE Controls Galore, think you made a name change? From reviewing the alarm report I...
Dear Chris, I shall wait to hear what CSA and Otised have to say in this situation, but for my part...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Operations department...
Extracting air from Gas Turbine
Originally posted by DRP on 23 July, 2013 - 6:02 am
Extracting additional compressed air from gas turbine
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Dear DRP, Unfortunately I do not have any measurement of the quantity of compressed extracted...
Dear DRP, we operate 2 Frame 7EA machines and are using 17th stage extraction air for plant air...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
Mark VI/Windows 7 Migration
Originally posted by GJRS on 7 June, 2012 - 10:11 am
Migrating from Mark VI running on XP to Mark VI on Windows 7.
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Glad to hear things went well with your testing. The vendor I use for card repair is Powergenics. ...
Dear GJRS, I am running Toolbox and Cimplicity on a VM with no problems, basically created a VM...
Topic: Engineering and workplace issues.
from the Performance department...
Bearing Sealing Air Pressure
Originally posted by Oluwafemi Ogundaisi on 15 July, 2013 - 8:41 am
What is the Bearing Sealing Air Pressure Value for a Gas Turbine Frame 6B?
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Dear Oluwafemi, I do not know if there is an optimal or ideal pressure for bearing sealing air...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
GE Frame 7EA Loss of Flame/TripOil
Originally posted by smd123 on 7 May, 2013 - 12:01 pm
GE Frame 7EA flameout/trip oil problem
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Dear SMD, thanks for the update to your problem. Please keep up with the information, it is...
Stephen, I am still trying to get my head around your trip oil system, I wish I had a oil...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the power generation department...
GTG starting clutches
Originally posted by Ayed on 23 April, 2013 - 5:53 am
We have in our gas turbine frame 7E a problem of failure to start due to starting clutch disengage.
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I have assisted with installations of the SSS clutch on some older Frame 5 units replacing the...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Operation department...
IBH for DLN 1.0 Premix turndown
Originally posted by SB on 19 March, 2013 - 9:08 am
What are conditions for IBH Operation? What is impact of system frequency on its operation? did low frequency limit/restrict the IBH to remain close? and what is the impact of climate/atmospheric temperature with IBH.
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Dear SB, typically the operation of IBH based on the position of the inlet guide vanes. This...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the energy department...
fuel gas heating in 7fa
Originally posted by hulaimi on 22 March, 2013 - 9:34 pm
why we are heat gas in 7fa while not heat gas in 7EA machine?
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Dear hulaimi, actually some 7EA machines do have heated fuel, but not as many as the 7FA machines. ...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Intermittent alarm department...
Mark VI alarm
Originally posted by madmax on 8 February, 2013 - 12:37 am
Having an intermittent alarm on HMI for GE Mark VI. It is as follows: "loss of DC power to DGP trip circuits"
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Dear Max, thanks for the feedback. I will look forward to more information from you as you dig...
Dear Madmax, it would be most helpful, and allow us to help you best, if you can provide as much...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Control department...
Mark VI gas control fault
Originally posted by Wahidul Islam on 7 February, 2013 - 11:02 am
gas control fault shows in the alarm section of mark 4 gas turbine
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Dear Wahidul, It is difficult to assist you since I cannot view the your logic exactly as it is...
Dear Wahidul, After reading CSA's post I reviewed my MKIV elementaries and I think the last...
Dear Wahidul, this is a very interesting problem you are encountering. I have reviewed some old...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the control department...
Equivalent operating hours calculation
Originally posted by sandy on 5 February, 2013 - 4:34 pm
what determines eoh and eh counter reading?
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Dear Sandy, Mohamad did a very nice job of presenting some factors for calculating equivalent...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
9FA manhole to no.2 bearing
Originally posted by kamel on 30 January, 2013 - 9:58 am
9FA manhole to no.2 bearing
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Dear Kamel, I agree it sounds very similar to a 7FA(I think the 9FA is a little bigger) as far...
Dear kamel, a picture would be worth a thousand words in this case. I am not familiar with...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Operations department...
7FA Gas Turbine Crank Cooling
Originally posted by Tom Murphy on 18 January, 2013 - 7:30 am
Is it recommended not to crank cool a 7 FA Gas Turbine too many times. We do a lot here for maintenance. Is there a limit?
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Tom, I do not think there is a black and white answer to your question. This topic has been...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the engineering department...
mark vi vcmi replacement
Originally posted by Lee YJ on 23 December, 2012 - 2:55 am
replacing vcmi without trip
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Dear Lee YJ, first off it would be helpful if you provide more information as the the turbine or...
Originally posted by Lekie on 20 December, 2012 - 5:33 pm
TMR Mark VI does not reach its normal "Control" state
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Dear Lekie, I would suggest using your toolbox software to look at diagnostics for "T"...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
EX2000. 417 fault
Originally posted by Voyager2 on 8 December, 2012 - 12:47 pm
Ex2000. Fault 417 LARCTAFL
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Dear Voyager2, sorry but I have been busy with other tasks. I am not sure which configuration...
Dear Voyager2, I do not know the EE's to check right off hand, I will do some looking at files...
Voyager2, yes I would say that it is possible that if you downloaded the file from another EX2K...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
modbus communication on MKVI HMI
Originally posted by attali abdelkrim on 13 December, 2012 - 2:06 pm
A strange behavior of modbus TCP/IP communication on MKVI HMI,
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Dear attali abdelkrim, as CSA asked "When did this problem start?". You anwered after...
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Maintenace department...
GTC starting system fails to accelerate
Originally posted by islaahi78 on 7 December, 2012 - 6:46 am
GTC starting system fail to continue during acceleration mode
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Dear islaahi78, thank you for the feedback and I am glad that your issue has been resolved....
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Freq Response department...
Preselect Load with Remote Control
Originally posted by Sean on 29 November, 2012 - 11:21 pm
Frequency Response with Remote Control (Mark V)
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First of all to CSA, thank you for the MVP Kudos, I'll try not to let it go to my head. To Sean,...
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