Monday, December 30, 2019

How to test leaking Air start valve?

How to test leaking Air start valve?

  • Open all the valves for starting main engine except distributor valve.
  • Open all units indicator cocks.
  • Start the main engine from ECR by moving the telegraph of AHD direction.
  • Now the engine wont start , but automatic main air starting valve will open and starting air will be available to all units air start valve.
  • If any air start valve leaks , then the air will go to units and comes out from indicator valve.
  • For checking this personnel should be employed near all indicator cocks

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