Turbine Shaft & Wheel - Severe Oil Contamination

Turbine Shaft & Wheel – Severe Oil Contamination

In this example, you can see a turbine shaft and wheel that’s been damaged due to severe oil contamination – notice the built up oil coating both the wheel and the shaft, and the damaged blades on the wheel. On the shaft itself, you can also see where foreign objects in the contaminated oil have caused scoring damage.