cleaning turbine

cleaning turbine

[′klēn·iŋ ‚tər·bən]
(mechanical engineering)
A tool for cleaning the interior surfaces of heat exchangers and boiler tubes; consists of a drive motor, a flexible drive cable or hose, and a head that is an arrangement of blades, modified drill bits, or brushes.
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Compared to the traditional method of cleaning turbine blades, which involved costly shutdown of the turbines periodically, the MRU with its automatic programmable wash-down cycles and water-generation, filtration and deionization process is vastly more efficient and cost-effective.
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