Service & Maintenance

Authorized Repair Service Center

The repair and service department is authorized by Schaller Automation GmbH & Co, and it is known for high quality in all stages with the latest technology in use. Our workshop has become known for quick repairs and first class service. All completed repairs goes through extensive tests and are delivered with full documentation. The repair department is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

The repair department is separate into two departments: electronic repairs and mechanical repairs. Engine Protection Partner AS ensures always highly skilled personnel specialized for the different repair processes. In the electronic repair department, you will find the latest repair technology based on the POLAR robot fault locators.

Authorized Service On-Site

We have our own highly skilled service crew for service on vessels and power plant locations. We are making sure that the complete system works according to the specified instructions of the system. This means that we are checking and testing not only the oil mist detector – but the complete oil mist detector installation with sampling funnels, tubing system, pressure reducer etc.

Engine Protection Partner’s service crew operates in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In countries outside this area, we use our Schaller Automation network. Beside of our main region, we are presented with service crew in Asia, Europe and USA.

The repair department is flexible, so if you require urgent service/repair of your Visatron oil mist detector

– please contact us, we always find good solutions!

Recommended maintenance schedule

It is always a good solution to do maintenance on your Visatron oil mist detector system with a view to be precautionary in relation to technical problems. This eliminates the risk of downtime of the oil mist detector and the engine.

Below you will find how to test your oil mist detector system and the recommended maintenance schedules for the different oil mist detector systems.

NOTE: All maintenance steps should be performed while engine is stopped!

It is important to test your oil mist detector system regularly during maintenance work and replacement of measuring head or complete oil mist detector. It is important to ensure that the oil mist detetor works according to the functionality instructions and that the alarm signal from the oil mist detector reaches the shutdown/reduced RPM function at the engine during an alarm situation.

What you need to do the test:

To perform the funtionality test, we offer you «Test plate-Kit for VN functionality Test» with part no.: 11072.

The kit consist of the following parts:

  1. Test plate
  2. Test glass 10%

How to perform the test:

  ATTENTION: You will stop or slow down the engine during this test!


CAUTION! The oil mist alarm will now be triggered, showing Alarm LED lighting up and the engine will be shut down/reducing the RPM!

This recommended maintenance schedule is valid for Oil Mist Detector model:

VN 115/87 & VN 115/87 EMC

VN 116/87 & VN 116/87 EMC

VN 215/87 & VN 215/87 EMC

The recommended routine maintenance schedule has to be followed as described below. Valid for gas operation with TPS turbo charger, stationary power plant application and marine engines.


NOTE: All maintenance steps should be performed while engine is stopped!

 

What to do:

Period:

Procedure 1

  • Check the negative pressure with u- tube manometer. Adjust if necessary! Setting level is 60,00 mmH2O!

  • Replace the sintered bronze air filter/ fresh air filter (part no. 10042) in the measuring head.

  • Clean the fresh air bores in the measuring head. Use the cleaning needle (part no. 10135)

  • Clean both infra red sensor glasses in the measuring head with cotton pins and technical alcohol.

Every month

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 2

  • Replace sintered bronze filter and o- ring in the pressure regulator

Every 4 months

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 3

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

Yearly!

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 4

  • Replace measuring head with a spare unit. Use our Exchange Pool Service (ExP) for this procedure!

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

If you are ordering a complete exchange oil mist detector unit, there is no need to replace maintenance kit for base plate.

Every 4 years

This recommended maintenance schedule is valid for Oil Mist Detector model:

VN 115/87plus

VN 116/87plus

VN 215/87plus

The recommended routine maintenance schedule has to be followed as described below. Valid for gas operation with TPS turbo charger, stationary power plant application and marine engines.

NOTE: All maintenance steps should be performed while engine is stopped!

 

What to do:

Period:

Procedure 1

  • Check the negative pressure with u- tube manometer. Adjust if necessary! Setting level is 60,00 mmH2O!

  • Replace the sintered bronze air filter/ fresh air filter (part no. 10042) in the measuring head.

  • Clean the fresh air bores in the measuring head. Use the cleaning needle (part no. 10135)

  • Clean both infra red sensor glasses in the measuring head with cotton pins and technical alcohol.

Every month

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 2

  • Replace sintered bronze filter and o- ring in the pressure regulator

Every 4 months

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 3

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

Yearly!

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 4

  • Replace measuring head with a spare unit. Use our Exchange Pool Service (ExP) for this procedure!

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

If you are ordering a complete exchange oil mist detector unit, there is no need to replace maintenance kit for base plate.

Every 4 years

This recommended maintenance schedule is valid for Oil Mist Detector model:

VN 115/93

VN 116/93

VN 215/93

The recommended routine maintenance schedule has to be followed as described below. Valid for gas operation with TPS turbo charger, stationary power plant application and marine engines.

NOTE: All maintenance steps should be performed while engine is stopped!

 

What to do:

Period:

Procedure 1

  • Check the negative pressure with u- tube manometer. Adjust if necessary! Setting level is 60,00 mmH2O!

  • Replace the sintered bronze air filter/ fresh air filter (part no. 10042) in the measuring head.

  • Clean the fresh air bores in the measuring head. Use the cleaning needle (part no. 10135)

  • Clean both infra red sensor glasses in the measuring head with cotton pins and technical alcohol.

Every month

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 2

  • Replace sintered bronze filter and o- ring in the pressure regulator

Every 4 months

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 3

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

Yearly!

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Procedure 4

  • Replace measuring head with a spare unit. Use our Exchange Pool Service (ExP) for this procedure!

  • Replace complete service kit on OMD. Clean the inside/ outside of base plate.

  • Check performance of pressure regulator- replace parts if necessary!

  • Clean suction pipes/ pipe system and siphon blocks with compressed air!

If you are ordering a complete exchange oil mist detector unit, there is no need to replace maintenance kit for base plate.

Every 4 years

It’s a good solution to maintenance your Visatron VN2020 Oil Mist Detector system with a view to be
precautionary in relation to technical problems. This eliminates the risk of downtime of the oil mist detector
and the engine. The following table lists the maintenance cycles for the VN2020 oil mist detector.

By conducting regular maintenance, the product will have a long service life. If the maintenance intervals are not observed, the oil mist detector may fail prematurely. It is essential that you follow the given sequence for the work.

NOTE: All maintenance steps should be performed while engine is stopped!

 

What to do:

Period:

Part kit:

Procedure 1

  • M1 | Clean infrared filters in measuring head and replace seal on inspection cover.

  • M2 | Exchange seal on connection box and check bellows and suspension system between measuring head and base plate for damage.

  • M3 | Exchange filter in pressure regulator and check negative pressure in measuring head.

  • M4 | Clean suction/pipe system with compressed air.

  • M5 | Functional test with smoke test to be carried out.

Performed every 6 months or every 4 000 operating hours!(whatever comes first) 

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Test kit 1: 

100160

Maintenance kit 2:

100161

Procedure 2

  • M1 | Clean infrared filters in measuring head and replace seal on inspection cover.

  • M2 | Exchange seal on connection box and check bellows and suspension system between measuring head and base plate for damage.

  • M3 | Exchange filter in pressure regulator and check negative pressure in measuring head.

  • M4 | Clean suction/pipe system with compressed air.

  • M5 | Functional test with smoke test to be carried out.

Performed every 12 months or every 8 000 operating hours! (whatever comes first)

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Test kit 1: 

100160

Maintenance kit 2:

100161

Procedure 3

  • M1 | Clean infrared filters in measuring head and replace seal on inspection cover.

  • M2 | Exchange seal on connection box and check bellows and suspension system between measuring head and base plate for damage.

  • M3 | Exchange filter in pressure regulator and check negative pressure in measuring head.

  • M4 | Clean suction/pipe system with compressed air.

  • M5 | Functional test with smoke test to be carried out.

Performed every 18 months or 12 000 operating hours! (whatever comes first)

Click here to see full description on how to perform the steps!

Test kit 1: 

100160

Maintenance kit 2:

100161

Procedure 4

Main two-year service (2 years) by authorized and certificated Schaller personnel only!

  • Service and test of complete Oil Mist Detector installation incl. software check and upgrade if necessary.

  • Replacement of mayor part kit for VN2020.

  • Service certificate to be approved by authorized personnel!

Please contact us for authorized personnel at: epp@epp.no

Performed every 24 months or every 16 000 operating hours! (whatever comes first)

Test kit 1: 

100160

Maintenance kit 3:

100162

Authorized service personnel to carry out main service

According to maker’s operation manual, an inspection of the entire OMD installation on board has to be executed by authorized service staff every 2-years or 16 000 operating hours – whatever comes first!

Other important information regarding maintenance of your system

The warranty labels are placed on the right side on VN2020 measuring heads and on the left side on any other measuring head – do not remove the label under any circumstance! This label indicates the last time the system have been overhauled/calibrated by authorized service personell. The warranty label is marked with the month and the year it was overhauled and signed by the person who verified the finished product. It also indicates the validity period of warranty.