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Gas Turbine Cleaning

As gas turbines operate every day, waste and debris build on their parts, causing efficiency losses over time. Ensuring that your facility’s gas turbines are functioning at their best is crucial for an efficient and cost-effective operation.

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Regain Lost Power and Save Money

At Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EAI), we understand that your gas turbine is an investment that needs to last. We can help you achieve that. With our thorough turbine compressor cleaning services, we can help you immediately reduce maintenance costs down the road and extend your turbine’s life span.

When meeting regulation standards, we remain confident in our ability to satisfy them and exceed your expectations. As seen through our long track record, you can rely on us to deliver results. Our experts will take care of all the details, allowing you to have peace of mind with minimal disruptions.


Benefits of Partnering With EAI to Clean Your Gas Turbine

We use industry-leading methods to maximize the benefits our clients see from gas turbine cleaning. Work with EAI to experience:

  • Improved efficiency: Regular cleaning helps turbines operate at peak efficiency with minimal downtime.
  • Cost savings: Your turbine will do more with less, saving your business money. Plus, the turbine will be less likely to experience costly damage.
  • Greater productivity: Our cleaning methods are easy to integrate into any facility’s schedule for a fast procedure that gets crews back to work and keeps them working without hangups.


Custom Turbine Cleaning Solutions

The team at EAI strives to help you achieve the best possible results. We have a long history of providing custom turbine cleaning solutions to meet the requirements of heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) facilities worldwide. Whether your turbine needs annual service or a one-time clean, we can help.

Our highly trained and experienced technicians will work with you every step of the way to ensure we have the right plan and resources for your turbine’s unique needs. Through state-of-the-art equipment and proven processes, we will help you reach your operational goals with fast, reliable cleaning results.

EAI’s process is applied as a light atomized spray, allowed to dwell, and then removed by steam cleaning.

Chemical cleaning process being applied to a turbine section

Chemical Cleaning Process being
applied to a Turbine Section

Turbine Section after cleaning

Turbine Section after cleaning


How Our Gas Turbine Cleaning Services Work

Using premier cleaning products and our innovative services, we’re able to offer a new level of exceptional solutions for your gas turbine equipment.

As hydrocarbons build up on the blades, the flow cross-section changes and decreases the equipment’s operating power. Our solution is our compressor cleaning system and detergents, which work together to help recover the lost generating output. This system allows for cleaning the turbine compressor in offline use and holding the maximum compressor power in online use.

Our offline cleaning process combines these technologies and products to thoroughly clean your gas turbine equipment. We start by applying a light atomized spray to the contaminated surface of the gas turbine. After letting the solution work, we’ll use steam cleaning to remove the contaminants. Our online cleaning process allows plants to use permanently mounted or mobile skids to inject the cleaning solutions while remaining operational.

Gas turbine fouling can significantly impact your efficiency, and it’s essential to get the right cleaning services to prevent the debris buildup from continuing. Our work will provide visible performance improvements, boosting your gas turbine’s productivity and saving you time and energy costs.

Turbines are quickly cleaned by our experienced personnel to support dovetail inspections and other maintenance work that is required during both scheduled and emergency shut downs.

a man in a protective suit is cleaning a section of a turbine

Turbine Section prior to
EAI Cleaning

Turbine section during cleaning

Turbine Section during cleaning

Why Is Gas Turbine Washing Necessary? 

Gas turbines accumulate residue through regular use. The system’s compressor will build up hydrocarbons, oil, grease, sand and other contaminants that inhibit its ability to send pressurized air to the combustion system. These unwanted substances will stick to the compressor’s blades, altering their shape and preventing air from flowing through the system.

A dirty compressor is more susceptible to damage and will cause the entire turbine to lose efficiency. Gas turbine cleaning prevents the loss of time and money spent repairing or replacing components.


How Can You Tell When You Need to Clean Your Turbine?

Dirty turbine compressors result in power reductions, discharge pressure reductions and exhaust temperature increases. A change of 2% or more in any category is a sign to schedule a cleaning appointment. Regular gas turbine cleaning limits the effects that time and everyday use have on a system.

Implementing consistent cleaning procedures helps your business stay ahead of the most common issues and notice any differences in your system’s performance early.


Improve Gas Turbine Performance With EAI

When you work with EAI, you benefit from the services of a leading brand in the industry. We have trusted, proven experience in delivering the best solutions to customers, and we offer you the same exceptional service. Let us work with you to get your equipment back to optimal performance for long-term efficiency.

Contact us with any questions or service requests and discover how we can help you improve your equipment’s performance and cost-effectiveness.