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Astute Submarine: Tremendous Effort To Recover Bearings

A tremendous effort by dedicated and committed individuals from all areas of the submarine community “has successfully completed the complex task of recovering the turbo generator (TG) bearings damaged during commissioning on the first-class submarine Astute....

On Site Damaged Shaft Repair – Case Study

How Nicol and Andrew restored a catastrophically Damaged Shaft within a week The shaft above had suffered such catastrophic damage that it was thought impossible to repair. However, the machining team at Nicol & Andrew thought differently. After an inspection by...

Case Study – Tail Shaft Machining

Background To The Tailshaft Repair The Moscow had a failure on its 505mm Ø (400mm long) tailshaft pedestal journal. Nicol & Andrew were called in to re-machine the damaged journal in-situ, using specialised orbital equipment. Initial Findings The white metal...