Connecting Rod Reconditioning

The connecting rods of the engine are under the tremendous pressure. The connecting rod has to bear the extreme load and stress condition. In most of the cases connecting rods are made out of forging and composition of material is selected  to give enough strength to the connecting rod.

The continuous running, stopping and changing of direction combined with the weight of the piston and rpm of the engine put lot of stress on the connecting rod. This results to the development of various defects in connecting rod like excessive taper and ovality in big end and small end of connecting rod, loss of alignment of connecting rod, etc.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes reconditioning of connecting rods for high capacity diesel engine of all make MAN-B&W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Mak, Deutz, Pielstick, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Yanmar, Bergen, Niigata, Himsen, Allen, Stork, Fiat, MWM, Hanshin, Caterpillar, SKL, Ruston, Paxman, Crepelle, Mirrlees, Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab etc.

Connecting Rods of Mitsubishi Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rods of Mitsubishi Marine Diesel Engine

Following steps are followed for reconditioning and resizing of connecting rod

I) Connecting rod is checked for parallelism, alignment and taper and ovality in big end and small end.

II) Connecting rods having bend are not recommended for repair as per RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. experience.

III) Crack detection by MPI is done of connecting rod bolt sitting area and bolts. The connecting rod bolts again are under heavy stress all the time and develop hairline cracks. It is recommended to replace connecting rod bolts after certain hours of operation as specified in manual.

IV) The connecting rod big end is re-bored to the standard size and tolerances are maintained. In case of connecting rod small end it is recommended to replace the bush and re-bore it maintaining the center distance between the big end bore and small end bore as per the manufacturer’s specifications.

Connecting Rod of Yanmar Ready for Dispatch
Connecting Rod of Yanmar Ready for Dispatch
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod

All the reconditioned connecting rods after re-sizing are inspected by experience technicians and calibration report id prepared.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has 37 years of experience of undertaking successfully reconditioning of connecting rods.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. also maintains large stock of reconditioned connecting rods which are supplied with guarantee. We have larges stock of connecting rods of MAN-B&W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Mak, Deutz, Pielstick, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Yanmar, Bergen, Niigata, Himsen, Allen, Stork, Fiat, MWM, Hanshin, Caterpillar, SKL, Ruston, Paxman, Crepelle, Mirrlees, Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab etc.

The connecting rods are priced 1/3 of new connecting rods resulting to the considerable saving for the owners.

Connecting Rod of Diahatsu Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod of Diahatsu Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod Reconditioning
Connecting Rod Reconditioning
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston after Repair
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston after Repair
Connecting Rod of Crepelle
Connecting Rod of Crepelle

The connecting rods of the engine are under the tremendous pressure. The connecting rod has to bear the extreme load and stress condition. In most of the cases connecting rods are made out of forging and composition of material is selected  to give enough strength to the connecting rod. The continuous running, stopping and changing … Continue reading “Connecting Rod Reconditioning”

Connecting Rod Reconditioning

High capacity diesel engines running continuously require periodic check of connecting rods. It is commonly observed that big end of connecting rods develops taper and ovality due to continuous operation of engines. Small end bushes also need replacement.

Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston After Repair
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston After Repair
Connecting Rods
Connecting Rods

 

 

 

 

Connecting rod bolts are under heavy stress and are required to be inspected periodically for their elongation and in some cases also develop cracks which can prove to be dangerous for the engine. RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. strongly recommends replacing connecting rod bolts after running hours as specified in manufacturers manual.

RA Power Solutions undertakes connecting rod repairs. The big end taper and ovality is corrected and small end bush is changed with the new one. The repair of connecting rod saves the replacement cost which is very high.

Reconditioning of Connecting Rod
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod
Mirrlees Blackstone k Major Connecting Rod
Mirrlees Blackstone k Major Connecting Rod

 

 

 

 

 

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes connecting rod repair with guarantee and have executed repair of connecting rods of leading manufacturers of engine.

High capacity diesel engines running continuously require periodic check of connecting rods. It is commonly observed that big end of connecting rods develops taper and ovality due to continuous operation of engines. Small end bushes also need replacement.         Connecting rod bolts are under heavy stress and are required to be inspected … Continue reading “Connecting Rod Reconditioning”