Air Filtration for Gas Turbines and Outdoor Cabinets
Industry Articles, July 2013
The Frame 6 Users Group, co-chaired by Jeff Gillis of ExxonMobil and Sam Moots of Colorado Energy Management LLC, exceeded expectations at the 2013 Conference, June 17-20, in League City, Tex (Houston) with three outstanding presentations by technical experts on air filters, lube oil maintenance, and shroud-block mods to assure top engine performance. Absent a scientific hands-up poll, it’s reasonable to assume many attendees believed they knew pretty much all there was to know about air filters, a frequent discussion topic at this and other user meetings—that is, until Tom Kelmartin, PE, W
Industry Articles, March 2014
A recent presentation by Alliance Pipeline, a regular participant in Western Turbine meetings, revealed that HEPAs also eliminate the significant cost of compressor washing and the risks associated with starting and stopping the engine to do offline cleaning. These benefits also should be included in your evaluation.