1.4 Essential information

Organisational measures
In addition to this manual, the general, statutory regulations applicable in the respective country for the prevention of accidents and the protection of the environment must be observed.

This also applies to the provision and wearing of personnel protection equipment.


" The safety and risk consciousness of the personnel working on and with the turbocharger must be checked regularly with reference to this manual. "

  • The turbocharger must be shut down immediately in the event of alterations affecting safety or of corresponding operating behaviour. The fault should be reported to the person or department responsible.

" Additions and alterations to, and conversions of the turbocharger that could compromise safety require the prior approval of ABB Turbo Systems."

Original parts and safety
Original parts and accessories are especially designed for the turbocharger supplied by ABB Turbo Systems Ltd.


" If the cleaning container on the filter silencer is used, the detailed cleaning instructions provided on the plate (4) fitted to the filter silencer should be followed."


" If components and assemblies not manufactured and tested by ABB Turbo Systems are used, this may have a negative effect on the technical design specifications of the turbocharger.
Moreover, the active and/or passive safety of the turbocharger may be compromised by the use of non-original parts. Note that such improper use may endanger personnel and the machine."

ABB Turbo Systems shall not be liable for any damage caused by using non-original parts and accessories.

Qualification of personnel
The turbocharger must only be operated and maintained by trained and authorized personnel.


" Work on mechanical components, such as bearings or rotors, must only be performed by qualified fitters from an official service station of ABB Turbo Systems Ltd.!"

It must be ensured that only authorized personnel work on the turbocharger.

After-sales service
The Contact Information brochure contains an overview of official ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. service stations worldwide.

Design variants
This operating manual is valid for various turbocharger design variants. This means that some sections and component descriptions in this operating manual do not apply to your turbocharger.
Our service stations and agencies will gladly answer your questions relating
specifically to your model.

Accuracy of illustrations
The graphics and images shown in this operation manual are of a general nature and are intended to assist understanding of the work steps and instructions. Differences may exist in certain details.

Storage of new turbochargers
New turbochargers supplied by ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. can be stored without additional safeguarding measures for a period of 6 months after the delivery date.
Ensure that the storage area is dry with humidity of 40-70% and free of condensation.
  1. After 6 months, rust-proofing oil should be sprayed on exposed surfaces and all accessible areas of the turbocharger.
  2. To do this, the insulating materials must be removed.


" Repeat the steps described for rust-proofing your turbocharger every 6 months."

          1. Purpose of the manual
          2. Layout and function
          3. Correct use of the turbocharger
          4. Essential information
          5. Abbreviations and symbols
          6. Turbocharger rating plate
          1. Basic safety instructions
          2. General safety instructions
          3. Special safety instructions
          4. Safety instructions and hazard protection
          5. Warnings on the turbocharger
          1. Oil supply
          2. Inspection work
          3. Putting into operation after laying up
          1. Servicing work
          2. Monitoring
          3. Emergency mode TPL..VA
          4. Surging of turbocharger
          5. Contact with rotating parts
          6. Shutting the engine down
          1. Foreword to MaintenanceServicing work
          2. Cleaning the filter silencer
          3. Cleaning the compressor during operation
          4. Cleaning turbines and guide blades in operation
          1. Possible remedies for failures
          1. Turbocharger weights
          2. Remove the turbocharger
          3. Installing the turbocharger
          1. Module weights
          2. Remove filter silencer/air suction branch and compressor casing
          3. Removing cartridge group
          4. Axial clearance
          5. Disassembling and assembling the turbine diffuser
          6. Dismantle the VTG unit together with the gas inlet casing
          7. Installing the VTG unit and gas inlet casing
          8. Installing the cartridge group
          9. Install filter silencer/air suction branch and compressor casing
          10. Table of tightening torques
          1. Possibilities for emergency repair
          2. Fitting the cover plate
          3. Blocking the inlets and outlets
          4. Bypass the turbocharger
          1. Taking out of operation for up to 12 months
          2. Taking out of operation for more than 12 months
          1. Ordering spare parts
          2. Directory of part numbers
          3. General view of turbocharger
          4. General view of cartridge group
          5. General view of VTG unit

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