Common Problems of Extension Shafts, Oil Pumps and Steady Rest Bearings

October 26, 2010

The extension shafts of Westinghouse large steam turbine-generators are used to drive main oil pumps, support a thrust bearing, hold a mechanical overspeed bolt, and/or to power a fluid drive and boiler feed pump. The design and maintenance of these extension shafts have been the sources of many problems over the years. TRI Transmission & Bearing Corp. has designed and installed proven solutions to these problems…read more

A steady rest bearing

New TRI Extension Shaft and Steady Rest Bearing for Westinghouse Steam Turbine-Generators

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