Category Archives: Frame 6

Tomorrow begins first Virtual Vendor Fair for CCGT industry – Be there!

One the unique aspects of the 7FUG 2020 Digital Conference is the opportunity to interact with almost 50 PowerUsers solutions providers and GE. After every session, there will be an opportunity to continue the dialogue and gather more detailed information from vendors. All you have to do is click on a company logo to enter […]

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Frame 6 Users plan online program after canceling 2020 meeting, recognize Brian Walker and Glendive Power Plant with awards

What a difference a couple of years can make. It wasn’t long ago that the Frame 6 Users Group could be defined by the phrase “business as usual.” The steering committee had remained the same for many years, as did the core attendee base and conference organizer. The meeting format essentially was “etched in stone.” […]

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The Frame 6 value proposition

John F D Peterson, one of the Frame 6 Users Group’s founders, conducts his highly regarded four-hour introductory course on the 6B the day before the annual conference officially begins. This session is offered by the steering committee to acquaint new members on the (1) history of improvement in both thermal and mechanical performance since […]

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Safety Roundtable: Reliable alarms critical to personnel safety

Safety is the first discussion topic at Frame 6 meetings and most other user-group conferences. This roundtable is led by Gillis, whose position as gas-turbine technology lead for ExxonMobil’s worldwide fleet of engines gives him a global perspective to share with attendees. OSHA is not global and America does not have all the answers. Gillis’ […]

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Checklist of safety TILs and PSSBs affecting 6B gas turbines

Technical Information Letters TIL 2101, Modification of manual lever hoist for safe rotor removal. 2044, Dry flame sensor false flame indication while turbine is offline. 2028, Control settings for GE Reuter Stokes flame sensors. 2025, GE Reuter Stokes FTD325 dry flame sensors, false flame indication. 1986, Braid-lined flexible metal-hose failures. 1918, 6B Riverhawk load-coupling hardware […]

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Auxiliaries Roundtable: A potpourri of discussion topics

Discussion threads ranged from sulfur buildup in stop/speed ratio valves that could prevent restarting after a unit trip to the value of a flash drum in the continuous blowdown line enabling beneficial use of the steam produced to the value of inlet bleed heat for deicing and unit turndown. Plus others. An attendee reported a […]

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