FPES supports industry-leading manufacturers with comprehensive technical assistance and services for the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, and marine industries. Scheduled maintenance and overhaul services ensure continued safe operation of prime movers, avoiding unnecessary plant malfunctions and expensive downtime. Emergency, on-site service is available 24/7.
Specializing in governor service and repair, FPES has a dedicated full-service repair centre in Wetherill Park, NSW. Routine maintenance keeps your equipment operating at peak performance.
Work with us to develop an exchange program suited to your needs and designed to reduce downtime and minimize costs.
Catastrophic failure may result if governors are pushed past recommended limits of maintenance, i.e. seizure of oil pump, bearing failures, etc. If prime mover is critical to operations, a recommended preventive maintenance schedule should be followed. Repair costs can be excessive when units are operated beyond the hours of recommended maintenance.
Regular maintenance is critical to avoid excessive repair costs and potential catastrophic failure. FPES offers routine maintenance to keep your equipment operating at peak performance, minimizing downtime. FPES Woodward factory-certified and skilled technicians have years of experience repairing Woodward governors.
FPES’ factory-authorized workshop with state-of-the-art Woodward test equipment ensure your Woodward Governors are maintained to meet your toughest demands.
Control System Health Check
Working in conjunction with our partner PM Control, whom is authorized by Woodward to perform warranty evaluations, training, repair, and field service work for Woodward products in the region, we can perform Control System Health Checks to identify potential problems BEFORE they cause you and your plant costly downtime.
What problems exist? How can you resolve them? Can improvements be made? FPES’ on-site engineers will listen to your needs and make recommendations for your specific control system.
Our thorough inspection report contains details about governor and auxiliary equipment usage, settings, and linkage. We will work with your team to create a plan to tackle potential problems so you can make informed decisions about your plant’s governor and control system. And FPES governor experts will recommend options and support your needs to ensure your system keeps running at optimum performance.
Here’s what you can expect from the FPES/PM Control service engineer during your Control System Health Check Inspection:
FPES service technicians and engineers provide comprehensive system support, from initial site visit to installation, testing and commissioning and training. Our application engineers continue to be available to trouble-shoot and assist for the life of your control and monitoring systems.
Based on the site inspection and agreed scheduling, FPES provides all labour, supervision, materials, consumables, testing devices, equipment, tools, and services per manufacturers’ installation instructions.
As a Woodward Business Partner; FPES, and our partner PM Control, deliver mechanical hydraulic governors and state-of-the-art digital control systems to modernize and upgrade reciprocating gas and diesel engines to the latest Woodward technologies.
Whether your objective is improved performance and fuel efficiency, compliance with tougher emissions regulations or expanding alternative fuel options, FPES can deliver a comprehensive, whole-system solution to upgrading your existing engine controls. The aging of components increases the risk of unplanned shutdowns, and obsolescence of component create severe problems which can make these shutdowns more expensive.
The financial losses, in terms of lost operation due to unexpected shutdown, resulting from the failure of a simple component, may be quite out of proportion to its relatively inexpensive cost. Thus, retrofitting an integrated engine control solution to replace the outdated system increases engine reliability, performance with improved fuel efficiency and lower emission.
FPES performs a comprehensive evaluation of your existing control system inclusive of the engine’s control panels, governors and other auxiliary systems. From this assessment, FPES design engineers are able to design a comprehensive solution that improves your engine performance and takes advantage of the latest technologies.
To ensure that the control system functions as planned and without issue when installed on site, extensive simulations leveraging software and hardware components that mirror the conditions in the plant are run in our test lab during design and testing phases prior to shipment.
FPES can deploy highly capable, mechanical personnel and supervisors to site to support planned outages. Whether the requirement be for a few weeks or a few months, FPES technicians can deploy to site to provide the type of skilled mechanical support required to restore the plant to operation.