A Critique of Turbine Accessories
- Technical Paper
- ISSN 0148-7191
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.4271/690740
Published February 1, 1969 by SAE International in United States
Event: National Powerplant Meeting
This paper is a critical discussion of various problems which one company encountered with accessories on several different makes of gas-fired turbines. These turbines are used as prime movers driving centrifugal natural gas compressors on a pipeline transmission system. The accessories covered are: ignition system, lube oil cooler, tach generator, lube oil pumps, auxiliary gearbox, thermocouples, lubricators, inlet air filter, instrument air system, cab pressurization fan, and starter.