W501D5 Major Turbine Overhaul for SCE&G
HPI Mechanical Services completed a major turbine overhaul (MTO) project for a Westinghouse W501D5 with South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) at the Hagood Generating Station near Charleston. The project included the hot gas path inspection and four rows of blade removal and/or replacement with the rotor in place.
With over 175 years of collective experience in turbine generating equipment, HPI serves all rotating equipment, ranging from industrial frame gas turbine packages to the aeroderivative turbine units.
Launched in 2005, the HPI Mechanical Services Group performs all aspects of inspections and repairs for rotating equipment, especially MTOs. “The installed base of turbines is growing in oil & gas facilities, process and power plants, and HPI continues to expand our services to better support our customers in all sectors”, says Hal Pontez, President and CEO, HPI. “The services provided by the HPI Mechanical Services Group are a logical extension of our engineering services. This group also complements our rapidly growing business of turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of power generating facilities. HPI is well positioned to offer our clients a complete life-cycle solution, from initial FEED studies through turnkey solutions, followed by non-destructive testing, maintenance, and repair of turbine equipment.”
Comprised of highly experienced personnel, the HPI Mechanical Services Group can rapidly respond to a client’s requested outage timeline worldwide.