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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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Coordinated 7FA Hot Gas Path and 7FH2 Generator Inspection and Repair

7fa hot gas path 7fh2 generator repair

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) completed a carefully coordinated 7FA gas turbine hot gas path inspection, 7FH2 generator inspection and repairs in just 19 days, providing all services, labor, and parts. The customer contracted MD&A to perform the inspection and emergent repairs on a tight schedule. Our industry experts completed the work on time maintaining […]

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Alstom® Generator Pole to Pole Connector Modification

pole to pole connectors

The legacy Alstom® Topair WX/Y23Z and WX/Y21Z generator fleets can experience quality issues with the pole to pole connectors. Specifically, indications of cracking have been found on the braze interface and the pole to pole connectors themselves. This condition has affected the 60Hz 23Z fleet and both the 50Hz and 60Hz 21Z fleets. These issues […]

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MD&A Solution for 7FH2 & 324 Stator End Winding Dusting Issues

Stator End winding

Over the past decade, there have been several reports of dusting on the GE® 7FH2 & 324 stator end-winding systems. The dusting has been found on earlier and late model generators. GE®  7FH2 and 324 type generators have a history of end-winding dusting as a result of materials used during manufacturing. A major contributor to […]

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