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Operations and Maintenance: PATAT 4 - Generator Brush Inspection & Maintenance


Price: $100.00 USD

Course Description

PATAT 4 - Generator Brush Inspection & Maintenance 

Course: W-GEN10710

Course Description

This course will familiarize the participant with the trip avoidance procedures, related to the brush assembly, so that the participant can keep the collector rings and brushes performing optimally.


1.15 Hours

Target Audience

  • Supervisors
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Electrical maintenance


  • Course material is in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand English is required.
  • The participant should have a basic understanding of the operational fundamentals of a gas turbine and an intimate familiarity with all the safety regulations and guidelines.

Class Size

Remote access.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Identify the basic components of a generator brush assembly.
  • Determine the causes of trips related to the generator brush assembly.
  • Apply strategies to avoid trips related to the generator brush and collector ring.
  • Identify safety guidelines to be followed when working on a generator brush assembly.


Course Content

In this course, the participant will learn about some new inspection and maintenance procedures that will help the participant keep the collector rings and brushes performing in the optimal condition.


  1. Course Introduction
  2. System Overview
  3. System Trips: Potential Problems
  4. Solutions for Avoiding System Trips
  5. Safety Guidelines