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Impeller Repair

Full Case Study

Compressor had to be shut down due to extensive vibration leading to the discovery of a crack in the keyway of the impeller.

The Problem

Upon further inspection of the impeller, crack was found inside of the hub and erosion detected on the outside blades.

The Fix

Weld buildup required due to material erosion on the outside diameter.

The Results

Completed repair and ready for harmonics test, balancing and over-speeding.