065-The Supply of Two 12RP200L Engines to Government Railway.

Eurotex international Limited has recently supplied two Paxman 12RP200L engines to a sovereign government railway.

They are to be used to re-engine two locomotives, as part of a scheduled upgrade from the current 16YJ power units to the more powerful 12RP200L engine.

The engines where built under the stringent quality control procedures incorporated within the Lloyd’s ISO 9001:2008 accreditation.  The Government representative appointed Lloyds Register EMEA to attend Eurotex’s test facility in Brightlingsea, to oversee and certify the extensive and comprehensive testing procedures required which were carried out and successfully certified.

Upon delivery in country, Eurotex International Limited service engineers will be in attendance for installation, commissioning, track trails and final acceptance by the customer.

 

065 – Certificate Review Audit by Lloyd’s

Eurotex International Limited has been recently subjected to their 3 year Quality Accreditation re-certification inspection to ISO 9001:2008.

The two day audit covered a comprehensive review of all inspection and overhaul procedures which was successfully concluded with certification being issued by Lloyd’s until 2017.

Eurotex International Ltd will be subjected to regular internal and external audits to guarantee product conformity and to positively migrate towards the new incoming ISO 9001:2014 standard.

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All parts and services supplied by Eurotex International Ltd pass through stringent Quality Control and Quality Assurance programmes and are accompanied by full warranty and guarantee.

This accreditation gives all our customers the assurance of the highest support of their equipment with the comforting knowledge that Lloyd’s have approved the Eurotex International Ltd Quality Control and Quality Assurance programmes.

064-Paxman 16YJCAZ Refurbishment for the INS VIRAAT.

As part of the refit programme of the Aircraft Carrier INS VIRAAT, the Indian Navy contracted to Eurotex International Ltd to refurbish a Paxman Ventura 16 Cylinder Generator engine.

The engine was fully stripped and returned to bare metal allowing for comprehensive inspection and dimensional reporting of the major components using the two coordinate measuring machines.

The crankcase underwent extensive rehabilitation returning the unit to ‘as new’ condition which included:

  • Returning oversized main bearing bore back to the standard schedule of dimensions allowing the use of standard sized bearing shells.
  • Replacing all lower liner ‘E’ bores
  • Re-machining of all upper liner recesses.
  • Full refurbishment of the camshaft aperture including line boring.
  • Reconstruction of crankcase water transfer manifolds.

The Navy appointed Lloyds Inspectorate to attend Eurotex’s facility in Brightlingsea, Essex to oversee and certify the extensive and comprehensive testing procedures required by the Navy which were carried out and successfully certified to the exact specification required.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.

 

063 – 18,000 Hourly Kits Supplied Against 5 Year Support Contract.

The Viking / Eurotex partnership has, under the 5 year support contract provided 23 x 16RP200M Paxman Valenta overhaul kits to the US Government.

The kits contain approximately 365 different items in various multiples and constitute approximately 7,000 components per kit.

In all over 161,000 individual components have been supplied to provide on going support to the FPB’s for their routine 18,000 hour Major Overhaul Programme.

All components are subject to stringent inspection protocols and Eurotex have instigated three key examination and packaging steps to ensure all kits are complete, preserved and identified to meet the critical standards established by Viking Incorporated.

 

062 – Second Paxman Valenta 12RP200 Engine from Unique ‘Rotable Pool’ Concept.

Working in partnership with our in country representative Euro-American Diesels, Eurotex International has successfully supplied a second 12 cylinder Paxman Valenta engine for use on a Type 23 Frigate.

The contract was developed as part of an on-going support and aftercare programme which involves the use of major components previously rehabilitated and used as a ‘Rotable Pool’.

Due to operational difficulties, Eurotex were given 4 weeks to build and test the Paxman Valenta 12RP200M as an emergency replacement for a failed unit.

By utilising the ‘Rotable Pool’ of major pre positioned components, the 12 cylinder engine was built, fully load tested in the presence of the customer and despatched in record time allowing the vessel to return to operational status with minimal down time for the vessel.

The unique and succesful ‘Rotable Pool’ process will continue with the removed unit being sent back to the Eurotex facility for inspection and prepositioning for use on the rebuild of a further ‘shortblock’ refurbishment project.

The rapid and detailed response is part of Eurotex’s ongoing support and aftercare programmes offered to clients worldwide in support of ‘Legacy’ engines and the continued developing programmes have developed with increasing success rates for operators of the Valenta and Ventura range of engines.

The engine is the second to be supplied to this specific customer using such protocols and further support concepts are currently being developed with this customer to enhance the operational effectiveness of the fleet.

 

061 – Most Comprehensive Paxman YJ Crankcase Repair To Date.

Eurotex International Ltd has successfully completed a contract to refurbish Six Paxman 12YJ Ventura crankcases for an overseas sovereign Navy.

The latest crankcase was built over 30 years ago and underwent the most comprehensive inspection and rehabilitation programme to date which included:

  • Magnetic & dye penetrant crack detection.
  • Measurement inspection using the ROMER Co-ordinate Measuring Arm.
  • Replacement of all 12 lower liner ‘E’ Bore sealing rings including pre-machining, spiral welding and final machining.
  • Re-machining of all 12 upper liner recesses.
  • Full refurbishment of the main bearing bore and caps.
  • Full refurbishment of the camshaft aperture including line boring.
  • Water test and inspection witnessed and approved by Lloyd’s.

After the rehabilitation protocols, the crankcase has been returned to ‘as new’ condition and will be reintroduced into the fleet for continued operation therefore further extending the ‘life expectancy’ of the ‘legacy’ engine.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.

060 – EUROTEX SUPPLY CYLINDER HEADS TO SRI LANKAN RAILWAY

Eurotex International Ltd continued their ongoing support programme with the Sri Lankan Government Railway with the supply of 12 New Cylinder Heads for the Paxman Valenta 12RP200L units operated by the Corporation for Passenger Transits in Sri Lanka.

The support included several new units of Fuel Injection Pumps and Intercoolers and this latest action precedes the supply of 8 x 12RP200L engines for conversion from the older 16YJL W2 Class locomotives currently in operation in Country.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.

 

059 – VIKING/EUROTEX TEAM PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR MAJOR REFITS

As part of the extensive maintenance programme being undertaken by the USN, Viking/Eurotex have recently supplied a considerable volume of equipment to the relevant rebuild facilities in US. To date they include 5 x 18000 Hour Overhaul Kits (approx 35000 individual components), several mandatory change out critical parts and recently 8 x Fresh Water Circulating Pumps for use on the Paxman Valenta 16RP200M units in operation on the Fast Patrol Boats.

There are several more requirements currently being prepared for this ongoing support activity.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.

 

058 – EUROTEX PROVIDE 2 X PAXMAN 16 CYLINDER VENTURA ENGINES FOR INS VIRAAT REFIT

As part of the refit programme of the Aircraft Carrier INS VIRAAT, he Indian Nvay contracted to Eurotex International Ltd to provide two Paxman Ventura 16 Cylinder Generators which will give the Navy a ‘rotable pool’ of units to power the vessel for the rest of its active life.

The Navy appointed Lloyds Inspectorate to attend Eurotex’s facility in Brightlingsea, Essex to oversee and certify the extensive and comprehensive testing procedures required by the Navy which were carried out and succesfully certified to the exact specification required.

The refit is expected to start in December 2012 and will be commissioned by Eurotex Senior engineering staff in country.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.

 

 

057 – Eurotex International Supply Paxman Ventura 12YJCAZ Engine.

Eurotex International Limited completed a contract placed by a leading UK Government Support Agency to supply a fully refurbished and factory tested Paxman Ventura 12YJCAZ engine.

The engine was built under the stringent quality control procedures incorporated within the ISO 9001 – 2008 accreditation, which was recently audited by Lloyds.  After being built, the engine was tested and approved by Lloyds at Eurotex’s UK facility prior to the unit being tropically preserved and packed for shipment to an overseas Sovereign Navy.

The comprehensive range of Ventura and Valenta stockholding has enabled Eurotex International to provide an “on time” and “within budget” completion for an ‘as new’ unit with the added security of full aftercare and support when the engine enters service.

The contract is expected to be extended to incorporate the overhaul and upgrading of several sub-assemblies operational with this customers fleet.

Eurotex International Ltd. is established as the home of Paxman Ventura and Valenta full support and aftercare for all applications worldwide.