Inspection and repair on JAHNEL-KESTERMANN PGVC-630-435 gearbox

Inspection and repair on JAHNEL-KESTERMANN PGVC-630-435 gearbox

  • PGVC-630-435
  • Input=___ rpm / ____ KW

Scope of work:

We performed an inspection and repair on a gearbox JAHNEL-KESTERMANN PGVC-630-435.

This client from Turkey came to us with this JAHNEL-KESTERMANN PGVC-630-435. We inspected the gearbox and performed a repair. After a succesful testrun we shipped the gearbox back to the client.

This page presents the findings of the performed inspection onboard a ship. Location; Terneuzen, The Netherlands.

GBS international was invited to perform the below mentioned work:

Scoop of work:

• Inspection Propulsion gearbox, Jahnel Kestermann, PGVC-630-435

Bearing pos. 1 of the input shaft, shows a gray dull appearance. No further damages were observed. However no information about the running hours of the gearbox were available.

The main engine running hours are exceeding the recommended gearbox running hours.

If the gearbox hasn’t been overhauled in the past, GBS recommend to replace the bearings during an overhaul. This to avoid an un planned, destruction repair. Please be aware no indications of significant wear is observed, however the condition of the expended bearing lifespan can change rapidly.

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Location - date:

Turkey - January 2018

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