In September 2008, GE Energy’s Jenbacher J624, the world’s first 24-cylinder gas engine, made its commercial debut in a new cogeneration plant installed at one of the Netherlands’ largest commercial tomato greenhouse operations. Two of GE’s 4 MW, natural gas-fueled J624 GS engines are powering the cogeneration plant at Royal Pride Holland’s sprawling greenhouse facility […]

Coating system improves pump efficiency

Belzona Polymerics Limited, a manufacturer of polymer repair composites and industrial protective coatings has developed a hydrophobic, smooth-surfaced coating system which could improve pumps’ operational efficiency. The coating, called Belzona 1341 Supermetalglide has been tested at the National Engineering Laboratories (NEL) which are part of the UK’s Department of Trade and Industry. In the tests, […]