10.08.2017
SULZER RTA—46 DIESEL ENGINES SERVICE BULLETIN — CRACKS IN COLUMN

As it is clear from the title, this officially published Wartsila NSD Corporation paper has been dedicated to the cracks that are commonly occurring in the columns of the Sulzer RTA-46 engines. The book starts with the introductory section with general info on the subject, followed with three main chapters addressing the design, manufacturing and operational aspects; the remaining chapters of the volume are dealing with the countermeasures to be taken for the engines in service and proposed repair solutions. Service bulletins officially released for these engines conclude the document.

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10.08.2017
SULZER RTA—62 DIESEL ENGINES SERVICE BULLETIN — PREVENTION OF WATER CARRY—OVER AND LINER POLISHING

Sulzer RTA-62 Diesel Engines Service Bulletin - Prevention of Water Carry-Over and Liner Polishing. This is the Technical information to all operators and owners of Sulzer RTA engines. Released by Wartsila in 2003. Numerous piston running-related technical problems have been already reported on these engines when passing the tropical waters.

The results obtained in the course of the relevant investigations are showing that the carryover of water could cause the damage to the oil film consequently leading to the SSW, standing for the sudden severe wear. Hard deposits are forming on the piston crowns because of the excessive amount of lube oil and combustion residues, increasing the danger of impairing the lube oil film on the cylinder liners...

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10.08.2017
SULZER RTA—53 DIESEL ENGINES SERVICE BULLETIN — VARIABLE INJECTION TIMING AND FUEL QUALITY SETTING

Another official service bulletin released by Wartsila - this one addresses the variable injection timing (VIT) and fuel oil quality setting (FQS). The opening introductory part of the document is followed with the one explaining the general working principle of the FQS and VIT. The next part provides the info on the different versions of the FQS and VIT design, while the following two parts are dealing with the mechanically and electronically controlled FW+QS and VIT. The last part is dedicated to the operational aspects to be considered. As usual, the book concludes with the service bulletin.

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10.08.2017
SULZER RTA DIESEL ENGINES SERVICE BULLETIN — TIGHTENING INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCREWS AND WAISTED STUDS

An official release by New Sulzer Diesel Ltd. The content of the volume is arranged in four parts. While the first part of the book is introductory and provides some general technical information, the second and third parts contain tightening instructions for the normal screws and waisted studs. The closing part of the volume contains the service bulletins that were officially published for the large bore engines of RTA type produced by Sulzer. The document will be practically useful for the people dealing with operation of subject engines, their maintenance and repair.

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10.08.2017
SULZER RTA—TYPE DIESEL ENGINES SERVICE BULLETIN — IMPROVEMENT OF THE ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM

The official service bulletin from Sulzer - this one was prepared to provide the necessary instructions for the improvement on the control system of the diesel engines of RTA-type produced by Sulzer company. The major portion of this instruction document has been dedicated to the modifications proposed to be conducted on the "G" valve group of the subject engines and to the remote control systems. The information presented in the volume will be interesting for the technical personnel dealing with the RTA-type diesel engines. The service bulletins are also there concluding the document.

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08.08.2017
SULZER RT—FLEX60C TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

This is a short guide to the technical features & benefits of the Sulzer RT-Flex60C engines. These low speed marine diesels are aimed to provide the best economic propulsion of container feeders serving the fleets of the major container lines. Meanwhile, such engines are suitable for any other types of ships, such as the car carriers and reefers, with similar requirements.

Here is a brief contents of this book: introduction, development background, concept and benefits, applications of the system, real in-service fuel economy, piston-running behaviour, clearer in the environment, running gear, engine structure, turbocharging and scavenge air system, combustion chamber, installation/maintenance aspects, main technical data of the engine.

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08.08.2017
SOLE DIESELS — MINI—75 SM—105 — ENGINE INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL

This Engine Instructions Manual was released by Sole Diesel for MINI-74 and SM-105 models of marine diesel engines. It will present practical use for all crew members working in the engine room and dealing with the operation and maintenance as well as repair of these engines.

The publication covers wide range of various issues including transportation, handling and storage of the engine, preliminary technical information with main characteristics, valuable guidance on engines installation, preparation and using the engine, practical tips on repair/maintenance, plus some additional instructions and technical annexes.

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07.08.2017
SFOC OPTIMIZATION METHODS — FOR MAN B&W TWO—STROKE IMO TIER II ENGINES

SFOC is standing for the Specific Fuel Oil Consumption. The associated methods of optimization are covered within this publication released by MAN B&W for their two-stroke IMO Tier II diesel engines. Here is the contents: Introduction; Influence of Nitrogen Oxide Regulations on reduced Specific Fuel Oil Consumption; Engine Turning Methods (Available Exhaust Gas Bypass, Variable Turbine Area and/or Turbine Geometry, Engine Control Tuning); Potential Fuel Savings on Low-Load Operation; Summary. One of the main objectives in the maritime industry of today is the reduction of the impact the carbon dioxide release has to the atmosphere...

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