Performance and Durability

Performance and Durability

System Upgrades

Improve Your Gas Turbine Package's Performance and Durability

Optimize Your Operations

Solar focuses on helping customers get the most production out of their turbomachinery equipment. Partner with Solar to review your gas turbine and compression equipment by identifying  opportunities to boost your operations with improved performance.

With our long history of installing gas turbines using a broad range of gaseous liquid fuels, our team has the ability to enhance your operational flexibility through our combustion technology.

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Burner Acoustic Monitor and Active Control

The Burner Acoustic Monitor (BAM) system was built to continuously monitor dynamic combustor pressure. It is a protective device that proactively adjusts the fuel system and indicates the presence of a condition that should be resolved before turbine damage occurs. This creates the opportunity to resolve an issue before failure and avoids downtime.

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Power Uprates

Increasing the horsepower of a Solar gas turbine at the time of overhaul is a cost-efficient way to make business more productive. This solution provides product enhancements during overhaul, or on an exchange engine, to produce additional power output, and enhance safety, operability, reliability and durability.

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Gas Compressor Restage

With more than 4,500 gas compressors installed and over 2,700 compressors restaged, Solar is positioned to offer solutions for your restage needs. Gas compressor restage is the re-configuration of a gas compressor to better match new operating conditions, and includes upgrades to the vibration and seal system. This upgrade optimizes the compressor performance and allows customers to increase process efficiencies while maintaining or improving their production targets.

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Turbine Air Inlet System

Solar’s onshore air inlet filtration system enables gas turbines to operate in a broad range of land-based environments. For coastal and inland installations, contaminants vary by location and can include salt, dust, sand, industrial gases, and exhaust fumes containing oil and fuel vapors. Solar continually improves its air inlet filtration system, developing new products that enable its gas turbine engines to operate more efficiently and to extend time between off line compressor water washes.

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Variable Guide Vane and Bleed Valve Actuators

This upgrade provides a complete electric solution for both SoLoNOx™ and conventional combustion engines. The 120 Vdc actuators are designed to replace existing hydraulic or pneumatic-hydraulic bleed valve, or variable guide vane actuators. This provides a consistent, tunable emission and engine controls system solution.

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Anti-surge and Process Control Systems

Correct valve selection is an essential part of any anti-surge control system. Solar provides analysis and valve recommendations as part of its anti-surge control product. In addition to controls, Solar recommends the type and size of valve required based on the steady state compressor map.

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Would you like us to evaluate your package system upgrade options?

 

Contact the package system experts at Solar Turbines and we’ll find the best solutions for you. Click below, and call or e-mail attention “Service and Support” on the drop-down list under Inquiry Direction.

 

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Products for Every Solution, In Every Industry

Solar Turbines provides best in class energy solutions with turbomachinery for power generation and motor driven compression products and packages. Our wide range of solutions maximize availability, reliability and value throughout your equipment's life cycle. 

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Optimizing Equipment Value, Anywhere and Anytime

Customer support extends beyond maintenance and repairs to include broad offerings that help enhance performance and safety, extend equipment life and prevent obsolescence.

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Innovations for Energy Solutions

Solar Turbines has been innovating the energy industry for more than 60 years and we will continue to push what is possible.

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