Rotating Equipment - Improved uptime, time efficiency, cost reduction

We keep your assets running 

24/7- Pumps, turbines and compressors have to run smoothly - around the clock, day in, day out. They form the core of many production plants. They convey liquid or gaseous raw materials as well as end products in the process industry and keep them moving. Demands on the productivity and availability of rotating equipment is therefore extremely high. Service and operational expertise as well as many years of experience are needed to avoid the costs associated with downtime.

Inspection of a steam turbine rotor

Keeping an eye on the entire asset lifecycle

From manufacturer-independent consulting through to repairs, ongoing optimization and maintenance, Bilfinger delivers an extensive range of services over the entire lifecycle of the rotating equipment. We look after ongoing operations and guarantee process security and the highest level of availability. The service package is supplemented through a large rental pool with 20,000 pieces of equipment including pumps, electric motors and frequency inverters.


Bilfinger - Your complete service provider

Bilfinger offers OEM-independant knowledge of equipment and access to multiple service disciplines within the Bilfinger Group ensure the highest quality services.

Our services on Heavy Rotating Equipment: Turbines & Compressors & Gears

  • Condition monitoring online and offline
  • Oil sampling including analysis and evaluation
  • Cleaning of lube oil and hydraulic systems
  • Maintenance of oil filtration systems
  • Planning and execution of overhauls as turnkey project
  • Rotating, scaffolding, electrical, automation and insulation services
  • Management and repair of critical spare parts
  • Alignment and balancing
  • Support on commissioning

Bilfinger can provide great amount of qualified manpower on different workforce levels according the customers needs.

Our services on Pumps and Electrical Motors

  • Consulting:
    Experienced technicians and engineers support customers as early as the planning/concept phase and work on continuous optimization in the operation of the assets.

  • Maintenance:
    Predictive maintenance by means of vibration monitoring with own sensor VibraCheck or, for example lube oil analysis to avoid unexpected downtime.

  • Workshop services:
    OEM-independent complete services with detailed damage report and solutions-oriented overhaul.

  • Rental pool:
    Saving investment costs through the rental of pumps, electric motors and frequency inverters. Simple and fast provision in case of damage to the rented equipment. 

Value Performance Contract
In addition to equipment rental, maintenance services can also be integrated into a Value Performance Contract (VPC) with a fixed annual budget and relevant key figures. The customer is thus contractually guaranteed an expanded availability promise. 


Benefits for our customers:

  • Increased asset availability through multiple maintenance services from one source for all kinds of rotating equipment
  • Time efficiency through access to a large number of highly skilled workers on different levels on short notice
  • Cost efficient service solutions all over the life cycle of the rotating asset

Projects in the field of rotating equipment:

Nitric Acid plant 3 | Turnaround at YARA Porsgrunn

Task: Overhaul of a compressor train make GHH (MAN Energy) consisting of steam turbine, centrifugal compressor, gearbox, axial compressor and expander.                 

Bilfinger crew consisting of: 1 project manager, 3 supervisors, 32 rotating technicians, 6 instrument technicians, 6 scaffolders, 6 insulation technicians.

Bilfinger´s scope of work: Planning, dismantling all units, replacement of worn parts, production of new parts, all instrument work, overhauls of all valves, machining and repair of spare parts, chemical cleaning of oil and hydraulic system, reassembly and alignment of complete unit.

1. Overhaul of two Siemens steam turbines at Voestalpine in Austria

  • Revision and repair works on Siemens steam turbines
  • Modification of intermediate compensator
  • Overhaul of all auxilliary equipments (motors, pumps, valves,...)
  • Personnel: Up to 11 employees/shift
  • Duration: 11 weeks

2. Overhaul of turbine and compressor unit at Borealis in Austria

  • Main services on Siemens turbine and Nuovo Pignone compressor (stage 1-4)
  • Bearing inspections
  • Inspection of all critical parts
  • Shaft and pinion wheel balancing 
  • Wear parts replacement
  • Measurement of bearing clearance
  • Overhaul of cooler
  • Commissioning support
  • Duration: 7 weeks
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Bernardo Sequeira

Bernardo Sequeira

Bernardo Sequeira

Global Development Director
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