Category Archives: V Users

CCJ ONsite’s global coverage of users groups serving owner/operators of V engines concludes here with a focus on V84.2 (SGT6-2000E) and V84.3A (SGT6-4000F) machines

In round numbers, there are about five-dozen V84.2s operating in the US, three-dozen V84.3As. CCJ ONsite has covered the 60-Hz fleet since the mid-2000s. Siemens has hosted annual face-to-face user meetings over the last decade and invited the editors to participate. HEADS UP. The 2020 conference planned for September 14 to 17 at the Hilton […]

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Siemens SGT6-2000E highlights from Pittsburgh (2019)

The Siemens SGT5/6-2000E (V94.2/84.2) and SGT5/6-4000F (V94.3A/84.3A) fleets are among the world’s most successful gas turbines, having been continually upgraded over their respective lifetimes (39 years for the E-class engines, 26 for the F-class) to improve performance and help owner/operators remain competitive as power generators. Worldwide, about 1000 machines (50- plus 60-Hz) produced by the […]

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Siemens SGT6-4000F highlights from Pittsburgh (2019)

The V84.3A session began much like the E-class segment of the program, with a review of key facts about the frame: more than 370 engines of Siemens manufacture operating worldwide, 22-million EOH of fleet experience, and more than 99.3% overall fleet reliability. One big difference between the sister frames is that 80% of the F-class […]

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User presentations/discussion from Pittsburgh

Perhaps the best way to begin this section on experiences shared by V84.2/V84.3A owner/operators during the annual conference of V users at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, September 2019, is to share the following passage from an announcement on the meeting from Scott Wright of PowerSouth Energy Co-op: “Many of you know Olaf Barth, who […]

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APG aftermarket parts, maintenance solutions

Eta Technologies LLC, believed by many to be the nation’s leading independent provider of new and aftermarket parts and maintenance solutions for Siemens V series industrial gas turbines, was purchased by Allied Power Group (APG) in mid-2018. Principals Rich Curtis and John Kearney, who launched Eta Tech in 2004 and were well known to V […]

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Sulzer inspects, repairs V engines worldwide

Sulzer’s Rotating Equipment Services unit—formerly Sulzer Turbo Services—offers a wide range of inspection, shop, repair, and manufacturing services for gas and steam turbines, generators, pumps, compressors, and other power and process equipment. The company actively supports the V94/84.2 and V94/84.3A fleets through its participation in user meetings here and internationally. It has major shop facilities […]

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