Benefits

What can upgrading do for you?

GE’s Xtend* upgrade for LM2500 and TM2500 Base SAC 1.0 engines increases the hot section life to 50,000 hours, reduces lifecycle costs, and increases site availability.

  • Doubles anticipated LM2500 and TM2500 Base SAC hot-section life
  • Reduces lifecycle cost 15% by eliminating one hot section repair/exchange in each MOH cycle
  • Greater availability from avoided hot section replacement downtime—144 hours of operation over two MOH cycles
  • Incorporates technology advancements from Xtend* SAC, including the deswirler
  • OEM-approved life extension

How we get you there

The LM2500 Xtend* high pressure turbine has over 2 million operating hours during more than 10 years of use.

Advanced hot section technology from the LM2500+G4 provides:

  • Improved materials
  • Coatings
  • Enhanced secondary cooling
  • Introduction of a new deswirler
  • Xtend* SAC combustor and fuel nozzle kit available as an option for gas-only applications
  • Xtend* now available for LM2500 DLE 1.0 applications.