Dresser-Rand Facility Expands F-Class Rotor Repair

By Chemical Processing Staff

Dec 14, 2011

Dresser-Rand is expanding its Turbine Technology Services facility in Houston to include a center of excellence for F-class rotor repair. Currently with 88,000 square feet of space, the new shop will add 24,000 square feet with a 75-ton crane and 50 feet under hook, adequate for F-class rotors up to Frame 9.

Already equipped to repair mature and F-Class frame industrial gas and steam turbines, the facility will be able to provide service for all brands of industrial gas and steam turbine rotors, including blade replacement, un-stacking and re-stacking, balancing, and nondestructive testing.

In addition, the facility includes complete in-house coating capability, automated five-axis laser welding, a metallurgical laboratory, a high capacity vacuum and conventional heat treating facility, and a machine and weld shop. The facility is also ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Dresser-Rand is also expanding its industrial gas and steam turbine repair capability. Locations in South America, Europe and Asia are being equipped with more capacity, and personnel are being trained to provide regional repair solutions for clients around the world.

For more information, visit http://www.dresser-rand.com.

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