Industrial Utility Efficiency

Sulzer Offers Rotor Inspection 101 Training Course

Become a competent rotor maintenance specialist.Sulzer’s course offers valuable insight into rotor inspection. In March 2019, Sulzer ran its first Rotor Inspection 101 Training. This has provided rotating equipment engineers, equipment owners, maintenance supervisors and procurement professionals with advanced and up-to-date information on how to conduct an incoming rotor inspection. The course also defined what dismantling procedures, repair techniques and best practices are required as part of the project.

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Participants of the training course learned how to perform inspections of assembled and disassembled rotors.

Sulzer, the world’s leading provider of maintenance and repair solutions for rotating equipment, shared the extensive knowledge and experience of its engineers in rotor inspection. The course proved to be extremely popular, as it saw a high attendance from a range of professionals. Participants of this first one-day training course had the chance to learn how to perform inspections of assembled and disassembled rotors, as well as how to draw conclusions on the required repair and maintenance practices.

The workshop combined theoretical lectures, real-world scope reviews and case studies in order to help course participants understand some of the most critical issues in rotor inspection and maintenance. In addition, attendees were able to take part in a shop tour and explore the world-class engineering facilities at Sulzer’s Houston Service Center.

“The intensive program aimed to train a competent workforce, able to inspect, assess and repair rotors. This resonates well with Sulzer core values, especially operational excellence, professional developments of employees and partners as well as customer experience,” explained Kevin Mason, Technical Advisor at Sulzer. “The course proved extremely popular and we are pleased with the high turnout, as it attests to our level of expertise and our established role in the market.” Anyone interested in attending one of these courses can inquire about future trainings online by visiting Sulzer’s Houston Service Center page at or by contacting your local Sulzer sales representative.


About Sulzer

Sulzer is the leading worldwide, independent service provider for the repair and maintenance of rotating machines including turbomachinery, pumps and electro-mechanical equipment. With a global network of over 180 technically advanced manufacturing and test facilities, Sulzer offers a collaborative advantage that delivers high-quality, cost-effective, customized and turnkey solutions, providing its customers with the peace of mind to focus on their core operations.

Sulzer Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer, can accommodate all brands of rotating equipment including turbines, compressors, generators, motors and pumps. With an enviable track record, dedicated teams of on-site engineers provide best-in-class solutions to ensure that the most effective service is delivered. Sulzer is dedicated to providing superior service solutions to a range of industries including power generation, oil and gas, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, water and air separation. Every solution is customized to suit the business needs of each application – whenever or wherever that may be.

With a long history of providing engineering service support, Sulzer is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland where it began in 1834. Today, with sales over US$ 3 billion and with approximately 14,000 employees, the Sulzer footprint spans across the globe. The core aim is to deliver a flexible and cost-effective service that optimizes customer operational efficiency and minimizes downtime. For more information on Sulzer, visit