Bearing Ball Ring Repairs
Steam and gas turbine bearings are commonly secured by a spherically mounted ring. The interference fit between this ring and bearing ball can become compromised from harsh operating conditions or from a history of poor bearing refurbishment practices. MD&A’s quality control process ensures the condition and size of every bearing OD is maintained through the re-babbitting process. MD&A offers complete restoration to the spherical fit and can perform pinch, contact, and torque checks to ensure proper assembly on site. This restoration is recommended for every Bearing received with a small, out-of-round, or fretted OD with minimal outage impact.
Bearings, Seals, and Hydraulics division performs precise journal steam turbine bearing ball ring repairs utilizing our horizontal bore machine. Our experts specialize in refurbishing and manufacturing high-quality turbine bearings.
Learn more about the other Steam Turbine Repairs that MD&A offers.