Entries by kristin.nappi

Outage Planning Services

Pre-Outage Planning A Customized Plan Most power producers are short-staffed and do not have the time and sometimes the expertise to prepare a comprehensive outage plan and workscope.  That’s why we offers the option of providing our comprehensive Pre-Outage Planning Service independent of the award of the contract for inspection and repairs. Our field project […]

Stud Hole Repair/Restoration

We were recently contracted by an industrial customer in the Midwest to repair stud holes on a piece of equipment at their facility.  This is a common repair we perform, and is executed utilizing our specialty equipment and skilled technicians.  The photos below will show the mill that is mounted to the face of the […]

Allis-Chalmers Industrial Steam Turbine Major Inspection

Power Services Group (PSG) was contracted by an industrial customer in the Midwest U.S. to perform a major inspection of their Allis-Chalmers steam turbine generator. This unit is a non-condensing steam turbine that is directly coupled to an Allis-Chalmers air cooled generator. The turbine and generator set are of a three-bearing design. During the project, […]

Boiler Feed Pump Barrel Repairs

We were recently hired to remove a small indication around the radius of a Boiler Feed Pump Barrel.  We mobilized our experienced technicians and specialty equipment to site.   Once we evaluated the indication, we built a 6″ boring bar to machine an undercut in the radius of the intermediate face and the barrel bore to […]

Beat the Heat!

In our industry, working outdoors in all sorts of weather is part of the job.  Because you can’t stop working when it gets hot, it’s important to know how to protect yourself from heat and what to do if someone on your crew gets overheated. There are two main kinds of heat illness – heat […]

Chemical and Petrochemical Customers

Power Services Group (PSG) is a preferred turbine services provider to the chemical and petrochemical industry.  Our Project Team structure – consisting of Technical Field Advisors, Foreman, Project Coordinators, and Turbine Mechanics – keeps the team members working together as regularly as possible.  The familiarity of our safety and quality processes and procedures by all […]

Turnkey Turbine Outages

With over 34 years of experience performing turbine generator maintenance and repair services, PSG knows what customers expect when it comes to managing an outage. Above and Beyond A PSG inspection is more than open, clean and close.  Our quote includes all of the work implicit to your Statement of Work to achieve a comprehensive […]

Gas Nitriding of Turbine Components

One of the durability enhancements we offer for turbine components is gas nitriding.  Gas nitriding is a surface hardening process, where nitrogen is added to the surface of steel parts using dissociated ammonia as the source. Gas nitriding develops a very hard case in a component at relatively low temperature, without the need for quenching. […]