Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tie rod persistently becoming slack . Reasons

  • Uneven tightening procedure
  • Uneven tightening torque
  • Over tightening
  • Overloading of main engine
  • Threads - not machined properly or cleaned
  • VIT not adjusted -Pmax too high
  • Improper power balance
  • Rough weather- fluctuation
  • Scavenge fire
  • Loose foundation bolts
  • Loose pinching screw
  • Engine is new - no proper matching and bedding is done
  • External vibration - Hull fouling , propellor tip clearance is less

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