Tip Clearance Active Control
Advantages of Active Control
- Adjust the clearance between the casing and the blade tip for all operating points of the machine => tip vortex losses minimization => improvement of efficiency and flexibility
- Prevention of rubbing issues with Tip Clearance Monitoring => safe operation regime => prevention of costly breakdowns
- Longer operation at performance => improved utilization => increased incomes
- Reduction of consumption and risk of downtime (Life Cycle Costs) => Significant Return on Investment!