Grinding of Crankshaft in Oman by RA Power Solutions

A vessel sailing near Oman  reported serious breakdown of auxiliary engine of Yanmar model 6N18AL. RA Power Solutions team which is always ready for emergency response left for Oman and conducted the detailed inspection of the engine. It was observed that crankpin no. 4 bearing seized resulting to the damage of CR pin no. 4. All other crankpins also developed ovality to the extent of maximum 0.20 mm.

Damaged Crankpin of Yanmar Engine
Damaged Crankpin of Yanmar Engine
Crack Detection Test of Crankpin
Crack Detection Test of Crankpin

After checking the hardness, crack and other parameters of the crankpins the grinding was started. The ship was to sail to the next port and it was decided that grinding of crankshaft is to be executed by RA Power Solutions technicians while the sailing of the vessel. RA Power Solutions having portable latest design of crankshaft grinding machine with almost no vibrations started the grinding of crankshaft while the sailing of the vessel. The 6 crankpins grinding to 0.40 mm undersized was completed in a short time of 60 hours. The repair of crankshaft was successful as the engine was put back in to operation and is performing satisfactory.

Onsite Crankpin Grinding is in Process
Onsite Crankpin Grinding is in Process

RA Power Solutions having 40 years of experience in field of crankshaft grinding has achieved many land marks and have performed more than satisfactory for the clients spread all over the world. The expert team of crankshaft grinding technicians can undertake the grinding of crankshafts up to 700 mm.

Crankpin Grinding by Onsite Crankshaft Grinding Machine
Crankpin Grinding by Onsite Crankshaft Grinding Machine

All the parameters like taper, ovality, surface finish etc. after crankshaft grinding are maintained strictly as per the manufacturer’s specifications. RA Power Solutions undertakes all the jobs related to repair, maintenance, overhauling of high capacity of diesel engines and diesel generating sets onsite all over the world.

 Only company which has undertaken repair of more than 11,000 crankshafts and is highly respected for its commitment

For more information, please email us on info@rapowersolutions.com

Onsite Crankpin Grinding is in Process
Onsite Crankpin Repair is in Process
Inspection and Grinding of Crankshaft is in Process
Inspection and Grinding of Crankshaft is in Process

A vessel sailing near Oman  reported serious breakdown of auxiliary engine of Yanmar model 6N18AL. RA Power Solutions team which is always ready for emergency response left for Oman and conducted the detailed inspection of the engine. It was observed that crankpin no. 4 bearing seized resulting to the damage of CR pin no. 4. … Continue reading “Grinding of Crankshaft in Oman by RA Power Solutions”

Crankshaft Repair at Low Cost

Crankshaft repair is required in case of following observations:

I) Development of taper and ovality due to continuous running.

II) Seizure of bearing, increase in hardness and development of crack

III) Loss of alignment of crankshaft or change in web deflection of crankshaft and many more reasons

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes crankshaft repair. We have team of experienced technicians who undertake crankshaft repair onsite.

These days there is no need of removing the crankshaft from the Engine block and send it to workshop for crankshaft repair.

RA Power Solutions undertakes crankshaft repair, crankshaft grinding and crankshaft polishing onsite without removal of crankshaft from the engine block. The onsite repair of crankshaft not only reduces the downtime but saves considerable cost in terms of removal of crankshaft, packing, transportation etc.The sending of  crankshaft to the workshop now is outdated.

RA Power Solutions have facility to undertake onsite crankshaft repair from 50 mm to 700 mm diameter.

Damaged Crank Pin of MAN Diesel Engine
Damaged Crank Pin of MAN Diesel Engine
Crack Detection of Crankpin Before Grinding
Crack Detection of Crank-pin Before Grinding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having more than 37 yrs of experience, we have highly skilled in house technicians to execute crankshaft repair.We are most respected and cost effective company in Asian region.  We also manufacturer crankshaft repair machine/crankshaft grinding and polishing machine which is light weight, easy to operate.

Crankshaft Grinding of Damaged Crankpin on Board the Vessel
Crankshaft Grinding of Damaged Crank pin on Board the Vessel
Crankshaft Repair on Board the Vessel
Crankshaft Repair on Board the Vessel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The range of machine is from 50 mm to 700 mm which is reasonably priced and we have sold more than 63 machines all over the world.

Crack Detection of Crankpin After Grinding
Crack Detection of Crank pin After Grinding
Crankpin After Grinding
Crank-pin After Grinding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author of this blog is Raj Shahani, Managing Director of RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. having experience of more than 36 years. Company deals in onsite crankshaft grinding, crankshaft repair, rebabbitting of bearings, metal stitching/metal locking of cast iron, connecting rod repair, etc.

Crankshaft repair is required in case of following observations: I) Development of taper and ovality due to continuous running. II) Seizure of bearing, increase in hardness and development of crack III) Loss of alignment of crankshaft or change in web deflection of crankshaft and many more reasons RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes crankshaft repair. … Continue reading “Crankshaft Repair at Low Cost”

Crankshaft Repair While Sailing

Crankshaft repair by grinding and polishing is now possible while vessel is on move. RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is the first company to offer crankshaft repair services while vessel is sailing by onsite portable crankshaft grinding equipment which is taken on board the vessel. The crankshaft repair is undertaken by vibration free crankshaft grinding machine without removing the crankshaft from the engine block thus saving time and cost.

MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H
MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes onsite crankshaft grinding and polishing on board the vessel while sailing up to 700 mm diameter.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has recently undertaken grinding of all 6 CR pins of MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H while sailing of vessel between ports of Malaysia and Indonesia. The crankpins were damaged due to lack of lubrication oil and all the pins were undersized by 0.5 mm. The tolerances after grinding and polishing have been maintained as per the manufacturer’s requirements.

Repair of Crankshaft in Engine Block
Repair of Crankshaft in Engine Block

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has designed vibration free onsite crankshaft grinding and crankshaft polishing equipment by which it is possible to execute crankshaft repair while ship is on move. This saves the time and keeps vessel moving.

Crack repair of engine block, cylinder heads, casing and all broken castings on board a vessel is possible while sailing. We are the first company to introduce these services.

Crankpin Under Test to Check Crack
Crankpin Under Test to Check Crack
Dye Penetrant Test of Crankpin
Dye Penetrant Test of Crankpin

 

Onsite Crankshaft Grinding Machine from Engine Block
Crankshaft Grinding While Sailing
Crankpin Under Grinding Process
Crankpin Under Grinding Process

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crankpin Ready After Grinding and Polishing
Crankpin Ready After Grinding and Polishing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crankshaft Polishing in Process by Crankshaft Polishing Machine
Crankshaft Polishing in Process by Crankshaft Polishing Machine

Crankshaft repair by grinding and polishing is now possible while vessel is on move. RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is the first company to offer crankshaft repair services while vessel is sailing by onsite portable crankshaft grinding equipment which is taken on board the vessel. The crankshaft repair is undertaken by vibration free crankshaft grinding … Continue reading “Crankshaft Repair While Sailing”