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Three Reasons Why Turbine Oil Degrades

White Paper Published By: Shell
Published:  Nov 19, 2018
Type:  White Paper
Length:  4 pages

Your turbine operates in tough conditions—running at high temperatures and exposed to a ton of contaminants. As the pressure to perform builds on your turbine, your turbine oil can start to degrade.

Read this brief and learn why monitoring turbine oil condition can be critical to preventing unplanned downtime. You'll also:

  • Discover the causes of sludge and varnish formation that lead to critical component failure
  • Understand how common contaminants contribute to degradation processes like hydrolysis
  • Find out why oil additives become depleted, significantly impacting oil life and performance



In the brief, you’ll learn some of the common causes of turbine oil degradation that happen all the time during the course of turbine operation.

Download the brief and learn how to avoid problems like contamination and varnish build-up that can really cost your operation money in unplanned maintenance, repairs, and downtime.

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