Inspection and Calibration of Connecting Rod

It is generally observed that due to continuous running of engine, connecting rod big end bore develops taper and ovality. The small end bush also gets worn out. It is important that connecting rods are subject to thorough inspection after certain hours of operation as described in the manual.

Wartsila Connecting Rod Inspection
              Wartsila Connecting Rod Inspection

The crack detection is important of serration area and also of connecting rod bolts. Most of the serious accident happen due to failure of connecting rod bolts that can damage the crankshaft, engine block and other parts resulting to heavy losses.

Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston After Repair
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston After Repair

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. engineers are available on call and can visit the vessel or a power plant with necessary instruments to conduct inspection on site of connecting rods. The technicians are experienced and inspection report is submitted with necessary recommendations for successful repair of connecting rods.

Connecting Rod of MAN engine
Connecting Rod of MAN engine
Calibration of Connecting Rod
Calibration of Connecting Rod