Lightning Damage To An Alternator

AGI Lightning Damage To An Alternator

In an afternoon, three (3) alternators for the 3 generators were reported to have failed simultaneously, allegedly due to lightning activity. The reportedly damaged components included the main rotor coil, exciter rotor coil, Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR), diodes, and bearings.

Vehicle Collision Investigation – Motorcycle and Motorcar

AGI Vehicle Collision Investigation

At about 1740 hours on Sunday, 29 September 2013, a motorcycle (hereinafter referred to as The Motorcycle) driven by Mr. X collided with a motorcar (hereinafter referred to as The Car) driven by Ms A was reported to have occurred at the traffic light junction of Jalan Semarak and the slip road onto the West-bound lanes of the ‘Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway’.

Failure of a Kiln Burner at a Cement Plant

AGI Failure Of A Kiln Burner At A Cement Plant

The operation for Kiln 3 at a cement plant was stopped at 11.25pm due to red spot (brick failure). Investigation indicates that the air channel pipe was “missing”, which resulted in a distorted flame shape. This is because the primary function of the air channel pipe is said to shape the flame and swirl the air whilst introducing the coal dust, to enable efficient combustion.

Water Damage Assessment

AGI Water Damage Assessment

Water, as simple as it sounds, can cause hundreds to thousands worth of damage. Various items can be damaged by water such as wood furniture, carpets, electronics and appliances in commercial buildings or residential households. Water damage can originate from different sources such as broken or leaking pipes, clogged pipes, water pump failure, natural disasters such as flood and rain. Insurance policy normally would cover the cost associated with water damage. Hence, water damage assessment is important to verify the water-affected items as well as to determine the severity of the damage.

Seeing is Believing – Infrared Thermography

AGI Infrared Thermography

Approved’s comprehensive reports pinpoints the exact cause of problems that threaten the integrity of a company’s electrical and mechanical systems and the identification of damage to water systems. Our thermographers are trained, certified and experienced in thermal infrared scanning.