Reference: Murray (D-R) Footprint in a Sugar Mill
The customer operated a Murray R type was built in 1958. This turbine is driving a sugar mill. The case has presented steam leaks and has visual cracks which represent a safety issue for the customer. The turbine has been locally repaired (welded) many times and no improvement has presented. The got in contact wth Siemens Energy to get an drop-in replacement steam turbine with an upgraded Trip and Throttle valve.
Siemens Energy recommended to install a drop-in footprint replacement to match all piping connections. The turbine includes an upgraded Trip and Throttle valve (Gimpel). The turbine is also interchangeable with other 6 units witch the costumers operates with so he won’t have maintain different spare components.
Turbine was satisfactory installed in 1 week and no changes were required at site. Customer is having a new turbine that is much more reliable and safer turbine.