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For cleaner, more efficient, and profitable power plant operation

Whether you want to maximize the yield, enhance safety, increase flexibility, or optimize availability and reliability, we, at MAN PrimeServ, revitalizes engines and turbochargers in service. Supporting the strategic decisions of owners and operators of energy applications, we apply cutting-edge technology and the latest in digital services to retrofit, upgrade, and revamp assets. The consulting engineers of Man PrimeServ leverage their experience and the expertise of a leading OEM to explore suitable retrofit scenarios, from upgrades to footprint solutions. They support you in evaluating investments in new generation capacity and upgrades to existing facilities.

Trusted global partner

Fast, cost-effective OEM-quality services on-site or at one of our 100 service centers worldwide.

We plan and coordinate services for you.

Ease of business

Our full train capability provided as a one-stop service minimizes the complexity of projects of any size.

Access to a full portfolio of solutions, services, and agreements streamlines procurement.

Technical competence

Consulting engineers conduct feasibility studies, highlighting the best options and investment returns.

We deliver the solutions and services to make your project real.

Flexible system solutions that drive your business goals

More yield from the same source of energy equals greater cost efficiency and an improved overall balance sheet. Our advanced technologies give you flexibility and optimize resource use levels.

  • Replacing an old engine control, the MAN SaCoS retrone enhances availability, maintainability, and performance
  • Easy to integrate, the MAN Electronic Speed Governor improves availability, start behavior, and load acceptance. It reduces soot emissions on start-up and allows for load sharing
  • PrimeServ Assist is a remote-monitoring solution. It detects vulnerabilities before they can turn into incidents that may affect availability and performance
  • With just a few modifications, Dual-fuel retrofits offer a fast return on investment, cut costs for fuel and maintenance, and are environmentally friendly

Protect availability

Control system upgrades, enhanced machine monitoring. machine diagnostics and operational intelligence, at MAN PrimeServ, we provide upgrades investments that not only protect the availability of your energy assets but are highly cost-effective.

From our retrofit portfolio

  • Fluid Oil Monitor for lube oil detects even the tiniest anomaly in the lube oil systems
  • Multifunction Monitoring (MMS) replaces most monitoring systems in service in a single control cabinet. It monitors safety features and all main parameters of your engine, from the exhaust gas to casing pressure
  • Replacing an old engine control with the MAN SaCoS retrone safety and control system enhances availability, maintainability, and performance
  • Sealed plunger fuel pump
  • Pneumatic VIT Retrofit 32/40
  • Fuel adaptation control

Increase safety

Safety challenges grow more complex, evolve, and multiply as your assets age. As an OEM service brand, we at MAN PrimeServ are as invested in the optimal operational and functional safety of your assets as you are. Our focus is on futureproof safety upgrades – improved seals, detectors, innovative monitoring solutions, and lab services.

From our retrofit portfolio

  • PrimeServ Assist is a remote-monitoring solution. It detects vulnerabilities before they can turn into incidents that may affect availability and performance
  • PrimeServ Lab analyzes engine fluids to help you manage and control fluid quality to boost performance
  • Splash oil monitoring
  • Oil mist detector

Boost performance and efficiency

More yield from the same source energy equals greater cost efficiency and an improved overall balance sheet. At MAN PrimeServ, we focus on implementing advanced technologies in our upgrade and retrofit solutions to give you flexibility and optimize resource use levels. Our consulting engineers help you identify efficiency-enhancing solutions that meet your business goals while keeping expenses low.

From our retrofit portfolio

  • Replacing an old engine control with MAN SaCoS retrone enhances availability, maintainability, and performance.
  • Easy to integrate, the MAN Electronic speed governor retrofit improves availability, start behavior, and load acceptance. It reduces soot emissions on start-up and allows for load sharing.
  • Control Display retrofit
  • PrimeServ Assist supports your digital journey with remote monitoring and asset management for fast troubleshooting and fast elimination.
  • Dual-fuel retrofits allow you to switch between gas and fuel oils. With only a few modifications, they offer a fast return on investment, cut costs for fuel and maintenance, and are environmentally friendly.
technical-services

Retrofit and upgrade solutions for turbochargers and exhaust gas treatment

  • Re-matching of turbochargers in service
  • Jet assist systems use compressed air from an external source to help accelerate the compressor wheel
  • Variable Turbine Area (VTA) technology matches exhaust gas pressure to injected-fuel quantity.
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Clean power for a world-famous holiday destination

In a move toward greener operations, Endesa, the Spanish utility company, is now able to cut SOx, NOx, and CO2 emissions at their Ibiza power plant by switching from Diesel to Gas operation. In this first dual-fuel conversion of B-type engines, a retrofit team from MAN PrimeServ Augsburg converted two 18V48/60B MAN engines to 18V51/60DF. These retrofitted Gen-Sets can now supply one of Europe’s most popular holiday destination with clean power.

CustomerEndesa
Customer typePower plant
ApplicationPower generation
LocationIbiza, Spain
Engines18V51/60DF
Scope of MAN PrimeServRetrofit two 18V48/60B for dual-fuel operation

 

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Protect your capability to power the future

Draw on the extensive expertise of a leading OEM and our unmatched real-world insight into power generation applications to secure – and revitalize – the performance and availability of your energy assets. Find out what we can do for you!

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