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Generator Automated Hydrogen Purge Package

GMCP

In the power generation industry, most large generators are cooled by hydrogen gas. Hydrogen has excellent thermal conductivity properties, but it is also explosive and flammable when mixed even in small amounts with ordinary air.  If a unit will be offline for a while, for example, for a planned maintenance outage, the hydrogen must be […]

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Operating Surveillance

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis’ (MD&A) experts performed a steam turbine and generator Operating Surveillance for a customer where various issues and leaks were identified for the operating unit. The Operating Surveillance service is typically performed while the unit is online and takes 2-3 days depending on the size and complexity of the unit. These results […]

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Collector Ring Refurbishment Project

Refurbished Collector Rings

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis’ (MD&A) experts recently completed a collector ring refurbishment project utilizing our stationary shaft machining equipment at a customer’s plant.  All work was completed by MD&A’s Machining Services Division. MD&A’s in-place stationary shaft machining process allowed for repair of damaged collector rings on-site. As-found inspections revealed that collector rings had approximately .030” […]

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MD&A IBECS® – The Integrated Solution to Power Plant Control and Monitoring

Power plant control and monitoring can be complex given the need to integrate many different platforms. Adding to the complexity is the fact that HMI’s (Human-Machine Interface) supplied by the OEM often only interface with the OEMs controller and not with ancillary systems.  Lastly, ongoing support and updates from the common operating system may be […]

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Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine Services, Parts & Repairs

About MD&A With a rich 35 years of experience in the power generation industry, Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis is the most trusted company for turbine-generator needs. Our commitment to excellence has earned customer trust for all turbine-generator needs. We focus on delivering consistent quality and value with fast response, superior communications, and innovative solutions. MD&A […]

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Field Rewind with a Rotor Slot Dovetail Repair

Performing Rotor Slot Dovetail Repair

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) recently completed generator field rewind with a rotor slot dovetail repair on a customer’s GE® 650,000 KVA generator field. The work scope was performed at the customer’s direction with regards to applicable Technical Information Letters. Incoming visual and mechanical inspections were first completed, as well as a runout inspection in […]

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MD&A Company Video

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis is a steam & gas turbine and generator full service provider.  MD&A began in 1982 as a small engineering firm supporting power generation companies with third party consulting services.  Since its inception, MD&A has maintained an entrepreneurial culture and has focused on outstanding customer service. As a result, over 35 years later, […]

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Generator Flex Lead Replacement

Generator Flex Lead Replacement

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) experts recently performed a Generator Flex Lead Replacement.  At the customer’s request, the Technical Information Letter (TIL) was completed. MD&A provided all the hardware and replaced all flexible leads. During the disassembly and replacement of all flexible leads, it was observed that some of the assemblies were too short. The […]

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