Combined heat and power (CHP) reciprocating gas engines require gas air and a spark to combust and rotate the engine to a constant speed, Slower acceleration and shaking during acceleration indicate that your engine is misfiring. The engine may also stall or lose power, especially when you have faulty spark plugs.
A combined heat and power (CHP) plant engine uses various fuels and an ignition system to generate electricity and heat simultaneously. Compared to other stationary engines, CHP achieves efficiencies of over 80% by reclaiming heat that you could otherwise lose, making it among the cleanest available sources of power using hydrocarbon fuels.
The commercial sector consumes about 75% of electricity, but industries have nine times more existing applications for combined heat and power (CHP) technologies in use today. CHP plant downtime is a costly inconvenience as it reduces efficiency and leads to lower productivity, translating to losses and delays. CHP plant faults arise from various factors, including misfires and worn parts. You can avoid or minimise plant downtime through regular performance management, replacing faulty parts immediately, and continuously training your operators.
The combined heat and power (CHP) plant engine uses energy-efficient technology to generate electricity and capture the heat generated, which would otherwise go to waste. Similar to other intricate machinery, the CHP plant engine is prone to faults, In this article, we discuss some of the most common faults technicians can check and repair.
Two new 71.018 series pre-chamber spark plug (PCP) models have been released by Hatraco, and are available to purchase now through R&M Walsh. These cost-effective, plug and play spark plugs are quick to install and provide excellent running hours and lifetime performance. Suitable for a wide variety of gas engines, the new spark plugs come with purpose-designed Teflon spark plug extensions to increase their durability and safety.