Success Stories

Success story: Suprocktech EBOP Testing System

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The Issue: Emergency backup oil pump system failures routinely cause turbine-generator losses in excess of $20 million dollars. Traditional EBOP testing methods are difficult to set up, leaving room for error and putting the test at risk. Customer needed an easier, more repeatable test to help prevent catastrophic bearing failure during outages. The original test […]

Technology

Suprocktech USB Strain Sensors

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  Chris and Francesco provide a quick overview of our USB strain sensor’s picostrain sensitivity and foolproof ease of installation. No futzing around with soldering tiny leads in the field, sensors are pre-mounted and potted in a lightweight aluminum base and can be mechanically fastened or bonded to the area of interest. Save valuable time […]

Success Stories

Success Story: TDMS Torsional Dynamic Monitoring System for Steam, Gas, and Hydroelectric Turbines

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Grid behavior in today’s power generation environment is a stochastic system that is more variable than in the past. One common issue is the response to economic dispatch, in which formerly baseload thermal generation units are now operating as load-following or peaking units and incurring substantive mechanical and thermal stress. Operation of these units outside […]