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Steam Turbine Generator Fire Protection

Sep 24, 2014 10:22:00 AM Posted by Steve Carter

Water Mist Fire Protection Steam TurbineSteam turbine generators are a common source of energy production for public utilities and industry.  The efficient operation and availability of these turbines are of the greatest importance.  Outages caused by unexpected shutdowns lead to significant financial losses and higher generation costs.  The turbine’s ability to operate smoothly and efficiently depends on the bearing lubrication system.  If for any reason lube oil flow is interrupted, then the spinning rotor shaft will make metal-to-metal contact with the inner bearing surfaces.  The failure of the bearing can result in catastrophic damage and extended outages.
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ORR Protection Hosts 11th Annual Seminar Series

Jan 28, 2014 1:49:00 PM Posted by Zach Nelson

ORR Protection Systems will be hosting its annual seminar series, A Morning with the Experts, beginning in March and running through the end of May. The series travels from east to west, reaching cities throughout the U.S. and brings with it knowledgeable Fire Protection System experts presenting industry leading training and information.      

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Understanding Corrosion and Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC)

Jan 13, 2014 4:44:00 PM Posted by Lee Kaiser

Corrosion exists in almost every fire sprinkler system installed. Some systems are always filled with water – wet pipe systems. Some systems have air in the pipes until the system is called to fill with water – dry pipe and pre-action systems. Both wet and dry systems have corrosion issues, but they are dramatically worse in dry systems.

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How to Choose a Fire Protection Technology - Cheat Sheet

Jan 8, 2014 11:19:00 AM Posted by Zach Nelson

ORR Protection Systems has put together a cheat sheet you can download to help you choose the correct fire protection technologyfor your needs. This is not exhaustive, but we wanted to cover the essentials.

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