Reconditioned Connecting Rods and Repair

RA Power Solutions is a leader in undertaking repair and reconditioning of the  connecting rods of high capacity engines installed in diesel engine power plants, ships and for other applications.

Reconditioning of connecting rod and repair methodology have been developed by using latest breed of equipment and our experience of four decades in this field.

Marine Engine Connecting Rods under Reconditioning
Marine Engine Connecting Rods under Reconditioning

We strongly recommend our customers to go for reconditioned connecting rods which are thoroughly checked in our workshop and repair maintaining the tolerances as original.

The reconditioned connecting rods for most of the popular diesel engines are available in stock or can be supplied in a short duration. Details of few engines for which reconditioned connecting rods are readly available is mentioned below.

MAN-B&W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Mak, Deutz, Pielstick, Mitsubishi, Nohab, Daihatsu, Yanmar, Bergen, Crepelle, Niigata, Himsen, Allen, Stork, MWM, Hanshin, Caterpillar, Ruston, Paxman, Mirrlees, Alco, Fiat, ABC, Crepelle, SKL , etc.

Second Hand Connecting Rod of Wartsila Engine
Second Hand Connecting Rod of Wartsila Engine
Second Hand Connecting Rod of CAT Engine
Second Hand Connecting Rod of CAT Engine

The   availability of reconditioned connecting rod gives ship operators and diesel power plant owners  access to low cost. Reconditioned connecting rods which are equivalent to new one in terms of tolerances, performance and life cycle.

RA Power Solutions as an experienced and most respected company in the field of diesel engines strongly recommends use of reconditioned connecting rods quality of which is guaranteed by our controlled, approved process of repair and technology and through the metallurgical examination during and after reconditioning.

Generally prices of reconditioned connecting rods is 1/4th of the new connecting rod resulting to the enormous saving to the owners.

For more information regarding new connecting rods and reconditioned connecting rods of all make and model of diesel engine, please free to write us on info@rapowersolutions.com

Connecting Rod of MAK Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod of MAK Diesel Engine
Inspection of Wartsila Engine Connecting Rod
Inspection of Wartsila Engine Connecting Rod

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Repair of Connecting Rod for High Capacity Engine

Connecting rod of high capacity marine engine requires periodic calibration.
Marine and power industry has experienced serious accidents due to failure of connecting rods. Some of the accidents due to failure of the connecting rods have even resulted to the complete damage of the engine.

RA Power Solutions undertakes reconditioning and repair of connecting rods mainly of high capacity engines for last 4 decades of Wartsila, Caterpillar Engine, MAK, MAN, Mitsubishi, Yanmar, Pielstick, Deutz, etc.

Reconditioning of Connecting Rod is in Process
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod is in Process

We are following procedure for repair of connecting rods:

A. Connecting rods are thoroughly cleaned by special chemicals to remove oil and dirt.

B. Connecting rod is checked visually for any signs of overheating which

Calibration of Connecting Rod is in Process
Calibration of Connecting Rod is in Process

may be indicated by a “bluish” appearance. In that case it is recommended to check the hardness and undertake MPI for crack detection on the area which is exposed to the overheating.

C. Magnetic particle test by qualified technician is undertaken under supervision of senior engineer to check the crack on serration, connecting rod bolt and bolt sitting area and complete connecting rod. No crack whatsoever are accepted on connecting rod.

D. Connecting rod bolts are checked for elongation; in case of any deviation bolts are replaced.

E. Connecting rod big end bolt is tightened as per the torque specified by the manufacturer.

F. Big end bore taper and ovality is checked. The bore is also checked visually for any damage.

Repair of Connecting Rod is in Process
Repair of Connecting Rod is in Process

G. The small end bore is also inspected for taper, ovality or any visual damage.

H. Connecting rod is subject to shot blasting.

I. The first step for repair is to lap the serrations to the minimum, in order to bring the bore size to minus with enough allowance for internal grinding. For this special purpose machine is used.

J. The small end bush is replaced with new one in case the taper and ovality is on higher side.

K. Connecting rod is placed on our boring machine equipped with latest generation of DRDO. The straightness of connecting rod is checked.

L. We do not recommend use of any connecting rod which has lost its alignment. No deviation is accepted and it is not recommended to straighten the connecting rod.

M. Boring of big end bore and small end bore is done simultaneously not only to maintain the taper and ovality of big end small bore but to ensure that centre distance of both the bores is maintained.

N. All the sharp edges are removed after boring operation.

O. Connecting rod is again subject to dimensional inspection and all the readings are recorded.

P. While returning the connecting rod, proper packing is ensured.

Reconditioning of Connecting Rod is in Process
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod is in Process

 

Inspection of Connecting Rod is in Process
Inspection of Connecting Rod is in Process

Connecting rod of high capacity marine engine requires periodic calibration. Marine and power industry has experienced serious accidents due to failure of connecting rods. Some of the accidents due to failure of the connecting rods have even resulted to the complete damage of the engine. RA Power Solutions undertakes reconditioning and repair of connecting rods … Continue reading “Repair of Connecting Rod for High Capacity Engine”

Connecting Rod for Sale

We maintain large stock of reconditioned connecting rods and new connecting rods of following makes of diesel engine:

MAIN & AUX. ENGINES

MAN-B&W Sulzer Wartsila
MAK Deutz Pielstick
Mitsubishi Daihatsu Yanmar
Bergen Niigata Himsen
Fiat Allen Hanshin
MWM Caterpillar SKL
Ruston Crepelle Stork
Paxman Mirrlees Blackstone Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab, etc.
Connecting Rod for Sale
                 Connecting Rod for Sale

Each connecting rod is passed through stringent quality control procedures by the technicians having more than 40 years of experience. In case of any deviation connecting rods are repaired in-house on latest breed of special purpose machine.

The big end of the connecting rod is re-bored and standard bore  tolerance as specified in the manual  is maintained. In case of small end the bush is replaced by new one and re-bored to the standard size.

Connecting Rod of Daihatsu Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod of Daihatsu Diesel Engine

Each connecting rod is subject to dimensional inspection and passes through the crack detection test by MPI.We don’t recommend repair of bend  connecting rod or the connecting rods which has lost its alignment/straightness.

The connecting rods supplied are 1/3rd the cost of new connecting rod resulting to the huge saving for the owners.

Connecting Rod of MAK Diesel Engine for Sale
Connecting Rod of MAK Diesel Engine for Sale
Connecting Rod Under Reconditioning
Connecting Rod Under Reconditioning
Inspection of Wartsila Connecting Rod
Inspection of Wartsila Connecting Rod

We maintain large stock of reconditioned connecting rods and new connecting rods of following makes of diesel engine: MAIN & AUX. ENGINES MAN-B&W Sulzer Wartsila MAK Deutz Pielstick Mitsubishi Daihatsu Yanmar Bergen Niigata Himsen Fiat Allen Hanshin MWM Caterpillar SKL Ruston Crepelle Stork Paxman Mirrlees Blackstone Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab, etc. Each connecting rod is … Continue reading “Connecting Rod for Sale”