TG Steam Turbines

This page provides a closed user group myVGB, committee and panel members can sign in.


  • Experience exchangeExperience exchange
  • Damage analysis
  • VGB-Standards
  • User meetings for biomass combustion
  • User meetings for waste incineration


  • Consulting in below mentioned areas
    • revision
    • damage analysis
  • Consulting in new development projects
  • Consulting in first initiation for industrial steam turbines

Current Topics

  • VGB Conference "Steam Turbines and Operation of Steam Turbines 2018"
    6/7 June 2018 in Koblenz, Germany
  • Elaboration and updating of VGB-Standards:
    • Oil system cleaning for gas and steam turbine plants
      VGB-S-036-00-2017-04-EN, Edition 2013
    • Preservation of Steam and Gas Turbo-Generator Sets
      VGB-S-030-00-2013-06-EN, 2nd Edition 2017
    • Turbine internal drains
      VGB-S-016-00-2014-08-EN, Edition 2014
    • Part A: In-service monitoring of turbine oils in steam and gas turbines / Part B: In-service monitoring of fire-resistant fluids for steam and gas turbines
      VGB-S-416-00-2014-08-EN, Edition 2014 [formerly VGB-M 416]
    • Recommendations for the Inspection of Turbo Gear Units Mounted on Plain Bearings
      VGB-S-133-00-2018-07-DE, Edition 2014
    • Recommendations for Control and Lubrication Systems of Steam and Gas Turbine Installations
      VGB-M109Me, 1st Edition 1993
    • Fast Cooling-down of Steam Turbines
      VGB-M110Me, Edition 1987
    • Guideline for monitoring, limiting and protection devices on steam turbine plants
      VGB-R103Me, 4th Edition 1998
    • Recommendations for the Inspection and Overhaul of Steam Turbines
      VGB-S-115-00-2016-01-EN, Edition 2016 [formerly VGB-R 115]
    • Guide for the Procurement of Steam Turbine Plants
      VGB-S-145-00-2015-11-EN, Edition 2015 [formerly VGB-R 145A/145B/145C]
    • Recommendation for Design and Operation of Vacuum Pumps at Steam Turbine Condensers
      VGB-R126Le, 2nd Edition 1986
    • Inspection and Testing of Large Forgings and Castings for Steam and Gas Turbine Generator Sets
      VGB-S-504-00-2013-12-EN (formerly: VGB-R504Me), Edition 2013
    • Thermal Behaviour of Steam Turbines
      VGB-R105Me, 5th Edition 1990
    • Preparation and Performance of Thermal Acceptance and Monitoring Tests on Gas-and-Steam Combined-Cycle Turbine Plants
      VGB-R123C2.8e, Edition 2003
    • Guideline for the Inspection and Evaluation of In-Service Rotors and Casings of Steam and Gas Turbine Generator Sets
      VGB-R512Me, 2nd Edition 2003
    • Guideline for monitoring, limiting and protection devices on steam turbine plants
      VGB-R 103, Edition 2006. Revision in 2019. New numbering VGB-S-103