Integrated Technologies that Enhance Power Plant Operating Flexibility

Integrated Technologies that Enhance Power Plant Operating Flexibility Michael McManus, David Boyce, Raymond Baumgartner, Siemens Power Generation POWER-GEN International 2007 (Source: Siemens Energy) Abstract The US electric power industry has changed dramatically since the downturn of the gas-turbine-based market in the early 2000’s. In the years prior to this, nearly all combined-cycle plants were planned, […]

pneumatically actuated filter from Cross Manufacturing combines Cross ‘zero gravity’ filtration technology

The pneumatically actuated filter from Cross Manufacturing combines Cross ‘zero gravity’ filtration technology and a simple pneumatic operation. The Phoenix Type P filter is supplied with a PLC-based programmable control system, mounted within a watertight metal enclosure, as standard. The mains electrical supply voltage for the control system can be specified for DC or single-phase […]

Centralign Ultra, developed for the alignment of steam and gas turbines

Ludeca Introduces Centralign Ultra Alignment System Centralign Ultra, developed for the alignment of steam and gas turbines, aligns internal elements with upper halves installed, or off and for distances up to 133 feet. Bore measurements can be made without interupting other work taking place in the turbine which saves time compared to traditional methods like […]

A Colorado airport has taken delivery of two Highland oil/water separators

A Colorado airport has taken delivery of two Highland oil/water separators. Colorado airport is expanding to meet safety demands with the addition of the 14 and 15th Highland Tank oil/water separators to the maintenance hangar and apron areas. Aircrafts are serviced and fueled in these large concrete areas which are under strict regulations regarding the […]

Crux Biomedical Inc has designed the Crux IVC filter to trap blood clots which can lead to pulmonary embolisms

Vena cava filter from Crux Biomedical awarded US patent Crux Biomedical Inc has designed the Crux IVC filter to trap blood clots which can lead to pulmonary embolisms (PE), a blockage of the main artery of the lung. Pulmonary embolism is one of the most common causes of death in hospitalized people who must remain […]

Bombardier And Trenitalia Sign Locomotive Contract

Bombardier And Trenitalia Sign Locomotive Contract Trenitalia (Italian Railways) awarded Bombardier Transportation a new order, valued at US$383 million to supply an additional 100 of its E464 electric locomotives. This order follows previous orders for a total of 638 of the E464 locomotives, 480 of which are already in commercial service. The contract includes an […]