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by Mikkelsborg
Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:23 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Main Engine High Exhaust Temperatures
Replies: 7
Views: 9096

Re: Main Engine High Exhaust Temperatures

This could be caused by a blocked nozzlering in the turbocharger, or poor turbocharger performance........
What make and turbocharger type is fitted ?
by Mikkelsborg
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Advance timing for fuel pump
Replies: 11
Views: 15379

Re: Advance timing for fuel pump

The cost of plunger & barrels and nozzles have a fast ROI, when you take in consideration the extra fuel used due to poor performance. Dependent of engine type we can recommend to have plunger & barrels reconditioned with new plunger, if cost is an issue..... If you advise the engine type we...
by Mikkelsborg
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wartsila 32-34 Series: Coolant Leaks at Exhaust Seat
Replies: 3
Views: 3235

Re: Wartsila 32-34 Series: Coolant Leaks at Exhaust Seat

We have seen the same problems on some diesel engine applications. The problems was caused partially by temperature but also from additive used in cooling water. We had special hi temp viton o-rings manufactured and delivered, and that resolved the matter. Have you checked the cooling water additive...
by Mikkelsborg
Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Be well prepared for Slow Steaming (cylinder lubrication)
Replies: 0
Views: 1979

Be well prepared for Slow Steaming (cylinder lubrication)

In today’ shipping industry, operation at low load of vessels is becoming more and more common - in some cases even slow steaming is being used. This poses a few challenges to the cylinder lubrication. With the traditional RPM dependent cylinder lubrication solution, there is a risk of over- or unde...
by Mikkelsborg
Sat May 05, 2012 4:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel savings and sludge reductions
Replies: 3
Views: 2730

Re: Fuel savings and sludge reductions

Our last FQI mail led to several questions from shipping companies regarding the efficiency of the separators if the fuel is already homogenised to reduce sludge before entering the purifier. Homogenisers do not alter cat-fines and to prove so LEMAG has now carried out field tests to show that the e...
by Mikkelsborg
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:30 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel savings and sludge reductions
Replies: 3
Views: 2730

Re: Fuel savings and sludge reductions

My idea in not to present a revolutionizing product but to present small corrections and adjustments. A bit like a sailboat, always with trimming and adjusting in order to obtain smooth sailing. With the FQI we have a possibility to reduce sludge - the general idea was also to have a "blender&q...
by Mikkelsborg
Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel savings and sludge reductions
Replies: 3
Views: 2730

Fuel savings and sludge reductions

Heavy fuel oil has been homogenised successfully for many years. This process considerably improves the fuel quality and results in a better combustion. The homogeniser breaks up the long asphaltene chains in the fuel and enables these to be burnt accordingly. Several ship owners have reported 1% fu...
by Mikkelsborg
Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: wartsila 32 hfo leaks
Replies: 8
Views: 4730

Re: wartsila 32 hfo leaks

Please advise on following - Can you possible advice version of actual engine WARTSILA 8L32....... and what type of injection pump do your use L'orange ................ ? That information is required in order to reply with recommendation...

Thanks in advance :-)
by Mikkelsborg
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CIMAC presentations SMM 2010 - Total cost of ownership
Replies: 0
Views: 1521

CIMAC presentations SMM 2010 - Total cost of ownership

Please find enclosed link for presentations during SMM 2010 in Germany from CIMAC addressing the total cost of ownership Link -> http://www.cimac.com/congress_events/Index1-events.htm - The Panel: 1. S. Jensen, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Denmark (chair) 2. L. E. Egeberg, BW Gas, Norway presentation 3. ...
by Mikkelsborg
Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Linked In
Replies: 1
Views: 1247

Re: Linked In

Never underestimate the power of a good network :-) I have been saved more than once and have been able to support my colleagues within the business.
Please feel free to ad me as well - http://ca.linkedin.com/in/mikkelelsborg :-)
by Mikkelsborg
Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2010 Sept - SMM in Hamburg
Replies: 2
Views: 3058

Re: 2010 Sept - SMM in Hamburg

Gents, Just returned from the SMM 2010 in Hamburg. It was a pleasure to meet with so many from the Canadian community. A lot of decision makers attend and my general impression that Canada cam back with a lot of potential business and agreements. I personally had the pleasure of meeting up with more...
by Mikkelsborg
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:17 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wartsilla 12V26A
Replies: 3
Views: 2445

Re: Wartsilla 12V26A

I fell over this short pdf from 2006 that give a brief introduction.. - Please be advised that a lot of the interest is going in a other direction. How to comply with light fuels in specific areas and then return to HFO operation when not in SECA areas. We experience a lot of seized plunger and barr...
by Mikkelsborg
Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dry cleaning of turbochargers
Replies: 1
Views: 3012

Dry cleaning of turbochargers

Turbocharger cleaning (Same system can be used regardless of make - Both for NAPIER,ABB etc) Wet cleaning vs. Drycleaning The most effective cleaning of a turbocharger is wet cleaning Wet cleaning.: May only be applied with maximum 30-40 % load in order to clean without removing raw basic material. ...
by Mikkelsborg
Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: ABB Turbochargers - Sealing Air Passages are important!
Replies: 6
Views: 7323

Re: ABB Turbochargers - Sealing Air Passages are important!

Hi again Byron, yes - the quick fix is as simple as an external tube as per described :-) Efficient, simple, quick and can be done onboard without external service :-) Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have turbocharger questions, as we service a lot of different engine applications world ...
by Mikkelsborg
Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wartsilla 12V26A
Replies: 3
Views: 2445

Re: Wartsilla 12V26A

Please advise if you are changing to HFO operation ? Or if you are already running HFO and want more information with regards to HFO maintenance intervals ?

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