The agreement gives ABB customers direct access to Sulzer’s service centres in Birmingham and Falkirk.

Sulzer will provide inspection, remedial work, modifications, repairs and rewinds of ABB’s large machines rated at 6.6 kV and above. All repairs will be completed to ABB approved standards using original spare parts.
 
Chris Powles, head of electromechanical services for the EMEA at Sulzer, said: “This agreement will complement ABB’s existing capabilities and provide their customers with a high quality maintenance service that will minimize any downtime through an improved program for the support of repair and maintenance. In addition, Sulzer’s customers will also be able to take advantage of replacement supply of ABB equipment as well as ABB’s advanced technology services, such as the Air Gap Inspector – a miniature robot fitted with five cameras that can crawl in the air gap between the stator and the rotor of large generators and electric motors.”