WEBINAR: Integrated Generator Condition Monitoring

Presented by Kent Smith, subject matter expert, Kent Smith Consulting Services and David Jahnke, software and electrical R&D manager, Cutsforth Inc.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 1pm ET / 10am PT.

This webinar will present an overview of Cutsforth solutions toward an integrated approach to monitoring generation assets. Topics include increased operating efficiency, reduced unplanned outages, and asset preservation utilizing monitoring tools for:

  • Electromagnetic interference (EMI)
  • Shaft grounding
  • Rotor flux
  • Brush condition

Exhaust System Case Study

Repairs never-ending? Replace problematic exhaust systems

Specialized Vendor Solutions

Users convert to single-layer SCR catalyst to reduce pressure drop, ammonia use 
Groome Industrial Service Group 

Turnkey outage support for HRSGs, including complete valve services

Maintaining reliability in 501F generators 
National Electric Coil

Colorless varnish? 
CC Jensen

Proactive approach to mitigate torque-tube and air-separator risks 
Doosan Turbomachinery Services

The pressure-drop dilemma with self-cleaning filter houses 

Getting to the bottom of bearing damage 
Bearings Plus Inc

Case for third-party outage solutions strengthens
TOPS Field Services LLC

PAG favored over petroleum-based lubricants by an increasing number of turbine users 
American Chemical Technologies Inc



COMBINED CYCLE USERS GROUP: Annual meeting focuses on equipment inspection, operation, maintenance

7H USERS GROUP: Owner/operators wrestle with emergent issues at inaugural meeting

OVATION USERS GROUP: More tools, more features, fewer connections

DISTRIBUTED ENERGY CONFERENCE: From central to distributed, the inflection point still not clear?


EMISSIONS CONTROL: Latest GTs pose special challenges for NOx, CO catalyst system design?

HEAT-RECOVERY STEAM GENERATORS: Attention to detail early in the lifecycle sets the tone for long-term reliable service?

TURBINE TIPS, No. 1 in a series: Limit output to maintain reliability of legacy engines?

HEP and HRSG INSPECTION and MAINTENANCE: Factor European experience into O&M practices at US combined cycles?

HEAT RECOVERY STEAM GENERATORS: How best to replace an HP evaporator… Tubes only or entire harp??

LESSONS LEARNED 1: Would you like a little sea salt on that??

LESSONS LEARNED 2: Inspect, maintain hoses to prevent failures?

AIR-COOLED CONDENSERS: Users group publishes tube-cleaning guidelines

STEAM TURBINES: Protect plant equipment through better training