Turbo Wheels

<h1>Turbo Wheels</h1> The vessel engine must be efficient and powerful so that fuel consumption and emissions are minimized; for this, turbocharger is installed, which contribute in making the engine powerful; the turbocharger uses exhaust gases from the engine to increase the engine's efficiency; the turbocharger must therefore be in proper working condition, and every component of the turbocharger should be maintained properly. A turbocharger has two different sides one side is hot because it takes exhaust gas from the engine and one side is not hot because it takes ambient air. The hot side is where the turbine wheel is and the cold side is where the compressor wheel is, there is a turbine housing, a compressor housing, and a centre housing that is referred to as the cartridge unit, so the turbine housing covers the turbine wheel and the compressor housing covers the compressor wheel, both of which are linked in between with the cartridge unit, which holds the turbocharger and is a very important element in the turbocharger, as each component is in the cartridge. The turbine wheel and the turbo shaft are provided as a single product referred to as a shaft wheel configuration; they are fabricated as two distinct components but they are combined with proper welding and calibration to form a single product. The turbine wheel is situated near the exhaust side of the engine, and the exhaust gases turn the turbine wheel; thus, the turbine wheel must be perfect in size and shape to avoid turbo slowdowns; additionally, a properly sized turbine wheel ensures powerful performance of the turbocharger, and with the that engine also performs perfectly. The turbine wheel must withstand a great amount of stress and heat when the exhaust gases from the engine turn the turbine wheel, which is why the turbine wheel must be sturdy and powerful so that there is no breakdown of the turbine wheel. The turbine wheels can be damaged due to excessive temperature, and foreign particles can also affect the turbine side; this must be fixed as soon as possible, and if routine maintenance is followed, there are fewer chances of damage; additionally, the repairing work should be carried out with proper experts to avoid any other harm to the turbocharger, as experts perform their tasks skilfully. References: 1. <a href="https://www.fastfordmag.co.uk/fastford-features/fastford-tech/turbochargers-explained/ ">fastfordmag.co.uk</a> 2. <a href="https://www.ukdieselparts.com/blog/identifying-turbocharger-problems/ ">ukdieselparts.com</a> 3.<a href="https://www.marineinsight.com/guidelines/how-to-clean-blower-and-turbine-sides-of-a-turbocharger-on-ship/">marineinsight.com</a>