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by astat101
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: tie rod
Replies: 7
Views: 5412

Re: tie rod

Hi,

If you have any questions regarding charge air coolers, I will help where I can. I work for a company called Vestas aircoil who design and manufacture charge air coolers,
by astat101
Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: pv fiassco
Replies: 11
Views: 3793

Re: pv fiassco

Hi, Just a note on turning water to acid... if the air has sulphur content it is possible that as the air cools, condensation forms and before you know it you have sulphurinc acid. I work for a company called Vestas aircoil who design and manufacture charge air coolers and aware that this has been a...
by astat101
Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Clas 2 Motor exam Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 6236

Re: Clas 2 Motor exam Questions

Hi, just reading through some posts associated with charge air coolers, I work for a company called Vestas aircoil who design and manufacture charge air coolers for large diesel engines. When you ask "how is a charge air cooler tested" do you mean tested for performance or tested to ensure...
by astat101
Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Plate cooler
Replies: 31
Views: 2506

Re: Plate cooler

Hi,

I work for a company called Vestas aircoil who manufacture and design charge air coolers. I would be happy to answer questions if I can help.
by astat101
Thu Sep 17, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Plate cooler
Replies: 31
Views: 2506

Re: Plate cooler

Hi, I have been reading through the posts associated with this and maybe Vestas aircoil can advise. They design and manufacture charge air coolers for large diesel engines.
by astat101
Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:45 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sacrifical anodes
Replies: 22
Views: 3463

Re: Sacrifical anodes

I am surprised to find so many different names given to heat exchangers, I work for vestas aircoil and we refer to them as charge air coolers. A serpent is a new one on me and I shall remember that.
by astat101
Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low charge air pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 3437

Re: Low charge air pressure

Hi,

I know a company called vestas aircoil who manufacture and design charge air coolers. They have a charge air cooler cleaning facility, maybe that is an option for you.
by astat101
Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Marine Engineering - Practical Tips & Tricks
Replies: 56
Views: 13788

Re: Tips & Tricks

JK, Hi, I work for a company called Vestas aircoil who manufacture and design large diesel engine charge air coolers and I am interested in the condensation subject mentioned in your post. I thought that I would mention a few fairly known issues linked with condensation, this is when the air passing...
by astat101
Wed Jun 03, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CAT Problem
Replies: 21
Views: 5111

Re: CAT Problem

Hi, I have just been reading through some of the previous posts on this subject, I note that some of the tube on the charge air cooler were plugged. I would like to add that this is a fairly common thing to do just block leaking tube and allow for the cooler to limp along a little further. How many ...
by astat101
Wed May 27, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sacrifical anodes
Replies: 22
Views: 3463

Re: Sacrifical anodes

Hi,

I am not sure if this will help at all but there is a company that manufacture diesel engine charge air coolers, you should try Vestas aircoil A/S in Denmark (www.vestas-aircoil.com)


Maybe they can advise.
by astat101
Wed May 13, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Komatsu 3.6L excessive black smoke
Replies: 5
Views: 1549

Re: Komatsu 3.6L excessive black smoke

Hi,

I am not sure if this will help at all but there is a company that manufacture diesel engine charge air coolers, you should try Vestas aircoil A/S in Denmark (www.vestas-aircoil.com)
by astat101
Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: My Turn- Fault Finding
Replies: 14
Views: 5826

Re: My Turn- Fault Finding

Hi,

I have brieflt read through some of the posts and thought I would just mention there is a company that manufacture diesel engine charge air coolers, you should try Vestas aircoil A/S in Denmark (www.vestas-aircoil.com)

Maybe they can advise.
by astat101
Thu Apr 23, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Perkins Motor bent pushrods soon after turbo overheated
Replies: 21
Views: 4131

Re: Perkins Motor bent pushrods soon after turbo overheated

Hi,

Reading through the posts, if the problems you had are linked to the charge air cooler then there is a company that manufacture diesel engine charge air coolers, you should try Vestas aircoil A/S in Denmark (www.vestas-aircoil.com)


Maybe they can advise.
by astat101
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Scavenge air and water mist catcher
Replies: 17
Views: 6708

Re: Scavenge air and water mist catcher

Hi Revolver, Ideally, you would clearly not want to leave anything acidic in contact with the fins, but in the scenario you describe, all should be well. The airside of the cooler is constantly in a "hostile environment" under operation after all *. I think you can relax. Where in the worl...
by astat101
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Scavenge air and water mist catcher
Replies: 17
Views: 6708

Re: Scavenge air and water mist catcher

1956 Cooler.gif Hi all, Just a mention for my company, Vestas aircoil. We manufactured the very first marine diesel engine scavenge air cooler (Charge air Cooler) for B&W back in 1956. We still produce them today for large engine builders. Water mist catchers too. Be happy to answer questions! ...

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