Engine Maintenance: Connection Rod Bottom End

A ship's engine systems are its heart. Investigations into cases of auxiliary engine damage highlight "Human Error" as the main cause with the majority of all damage taking place immediately after maintenance work. The most highly stressed part of the engine are the bottom end bolts, or studs, of the connecting rod.

This video gives your crew an overview of how to ensure that maintenance work is done properly and safely, to keep the components tight until the next overhaul.


  • Disassembling the bottom end bolts and studs of the connecting rod
  • Inspecting the components for wear-and-tear
  • Testing for ovality
  • Reassembling for use
  • A special technique and double-checking tightness
Available on:On Demand
Length: 13
Audio: EN
Item no: DVD0-130
Categories: Engineering

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