The ability to communicate with people at all levels is almost always named as the second most important skill by project managers and team members. Project leadership calls for clear communication about goals, responsibility, performance, expectations and feedback.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services (S.T. CTS) is a privately owned rotating machinery field service company. Our field personnel have extensive safety training and experience on a wide range of projects. Supporting the field personnel is a team with 75 years of project management experience from around the globe.
Parts, repair and field services for steam turbines
Our supervisors have experience on both fossil and nuclear steam turbines, from six-stage fan and chiller drive turbines to 1,100MW generation units. Some of the services we provide for steam turbines include:
- Grit blasting
- Technical direction
- Rewinds and rewedges of generators
Inspection, refurbishment and field services for gas turbines
In addition, our team has experience with gas turbines manufactured by both domestic and European manufactures. Services we provide for gas turbines include:
- Combustion inspections
- Hot gas path inspections
- Major inspections
- Generator inspections
- Parts refurbishment
- Parts procurement
Refinery and chemical services
Our extensive rotating machinery background does not end with the power block; we have craft and technical direction that performs daily maintenance as well as turnaround planning and execution. We have the engineering talent to preplan, supervise, support with safety professionals, support all craft, and provide repairs and parts for most refinery equipment.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services
- Elliott and Dresser drive turbines
- York/Conhagen compressors
- Elliott barrel compressors
- Carver boiler feed pumps
- MAN diesels
- Gear boxes
- Drive turbines
- Chiller turbines
- Fin fans
- Barrel compressors
- Horizontal plunger pumps
Maintenance services for rotating machinery
Rotating machinery is another of S.T. CTS’s specialties; we have experience in rotating and reciprocating machines of all makes and models. We also perform in-house maintenance and offer predictive and preventative maintenance services for equipment such as compressors, drive turbines, chiller turbines, fin fans, barrel compressors, and horizontal plunger pumps.
Turnkey generator services
As a complete turnkey service provider we understand that customers demand a complete solution. In addition to technical direction, labor and turbine repairs, we also offer a full line of generator services, including electrical testing, exciter repairs, stator repairs, and rotor inspections and repairs.
Borescope and boresonic inspection services
The ability to perform a borescope inspection to look for a lost item or as part of a minor inspection on a gas or steam turbine can be an integral part of an FME program. We have the ability to view record and report our findings so you can review the objects at a later time either on paper or electronically. We can perform the following inspections:
- Combustion turbine inspections
- Steam turbine minor inspections
- Generator inspections
- Pipe and extraction line inspections
- FME inspections
- Boresonic inspections
Balance of plant (BOP) services
As a full-service millwright operation, our craft labor is also able to assist in the additional services listed below:
- Auxiliary turbines and valves
- Pump inspection and alignment
- Pump installation
- Coal mill inspection and maintenance
- Conveyor systems maintenance and installation
- General maintenance
The 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm, which is being developed in the Dutch part of the North Sea, approximately 85km off the coast of Groningen, is expected to be one of the world's biggest offshore wind farms.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services has released a white paper on Power-technology.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services will be hosting a stand at the forthcoming Power-Gen International 2012 in the US.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services will be present at the 2012 Coal - Gen Conference and Exhibition in Louisville, KY, next month; with company president Nichole Cotter, and Rebecca Monson attending the event.
S.T.Cotter Turbine Services, Inc (ST CTS) was recently awarded a major inspection contract for the City of Tallassee's Siemens Westinghouse unit number 1 steam turbine located at their Arvah B. Hopkins generating station.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services and Jennifer Anderson, our vice president of sales and marketing, will be attending the 2012 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota, US.
S.T. Cotter Turbine Services would like to invite you to attend Electric Power 2012 as our guest. It is always great to see you in person, and we have several exciting new developments we would like to show you.