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Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Nine Compact Steam Turbines to Great Britain and the United States

August 10, 2016

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens’ production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies VTG Turbocharging Technology for Diesel Engines from Hyundai Motor Company

August 10, 2016

BorgWarner's Advanced Variable Turbine Geometry Turbochargers Boost Performance and Fuel Economy for Hyundai Motor Company's Efficient and Powerful Diesel Engines AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner provides its latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology for a wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines used for numerous Hyundai and Kia models of the Hyundai Motor Company... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Steam Turbines Supply Electricity and Process Steam for Pulp Factory in Brazil

August 3, 2016

Two Siemens SST-800 steam turbines are supplying electricity and process steam to a pulp factory in Brazil. The SST-800 has a capacity of 190 megawatts (MW), making it among the largest steam turbines in use in the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The plant has a total capacity of 270 MW. The customer is Klabin, a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper and packaging. An extraction... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures follow-up Onshore Wind Project in Australia

July 28, 2016

  • 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2
  • Clean renewable energy for more than 70,000 households
  • Long-term service contract included
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Integrated Heat Recovery Module improves generator efficacy.

July 27, 2016

Integrated exhaust heat recovery module increases efficiency and performance of GT333S microturbine powered electric generators. Allowing GT333S to achieve >80% total system efficiency, this Combined Heat and Power (CHP) module allows recovery of up to 545 additional kilowatts of thermal energy to be used as part of process hot water or in absorption chiller. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for Up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) and V2500® Engines

July 18, 2016

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

July 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 213 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

July 12, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 213 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release spans 49 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 100 million additional VIO. SMP continued to make expansions to its diesel program, with the introduction of a diesel fuel injection harness, diesel fuel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 141 Turbines for Major Wind Power Plant in New Mexico and Texas, USA

July 11, 2016

  • Broadview Wind project with a combined capacity of 324 megawatts
  • Siemens Financial Services Division to provide loans for the project
  • Project expected to supply about 180,000 average U.S. homes
Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Expands Portfolio with 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

July 7, 2016

  • New offshore SWT-8.0-154 turbine with up to 10% higher AEP based on existing offshore direct drive platform
  • Direct drive SWT-3.3-130 onshore wind turbine passes type certificate from DNV GL
Siemens’ direct drive wind turbine technology for offshore and onshore wind turbines reaches the next development milestone: The latest addition to the offshore direct... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engine features computer-optimized combustion.

June 24, 2016

Designed using computer modelling of moment of combustion to maximize performance regarding increased torque, fuel economy, and emissions reduction, Evinrude E-TEC G2 features extended required dealer-scheduled maintenance interval of every 5 years or 500 hr.



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Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Jet Engine Featured at Sustainable Brands 2016

June 10, 2016

Sustainability Leaders to Learn of Breakthrough Improvements in Fuel Efficiency, Regulated Emissions and Noise Footprint SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2016 - United Technologies Corp., well known for creating smart, sustainable technologies for the building and aerospace industries, is showcasing Pratt Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine to attendees at this year's Sustainable Brands... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Highlights High Performance Wind Technologies at AWEA Windpower 2016

May 26, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana – Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), microgrids, control systems and grid integration solutions on display to help wind developers and operators across the wind value chain leverage new technologies from source to socket. ABB, the wind industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new wind farm applications and best practices at AWEA... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

May 23, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

May 17, 2016

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

John Deere Ensures Engine Reliability with Global NVH Tools

May 5, 2016

Machinery manufacturer John Deere has improved the design processes of its engines with PULSE Reflex analysis software. The company’s engines are used for many different applications, such as harvesting forests, digging foundations or propelling ships. As each application places unique stresses on the engine-mounted components, the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) team must anticipate... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Engine Mounting Systems reduce vehicle weight.

April 26, 2016

With almost all functional components made of polyamide, hydraulic mounts for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu engine contribute to lightweight construction and thereby help reduce fuel consumption and improve driving experience. Crash-relevant parts are made of aluminum. Current vehicle models can be supplied with 3 engine mounts and their attachments: engine mount, transmission mount, and torque rod support. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Freudenberg's Levitex® Technology Revolutionizes Automotive Engine Seals

April 15, 2016

Visitors are welcome to visit Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies in booth #1229 at the SAE World Congress April 12-14 in Detroit. Plymouth, Mich. - U.S. fuel efficiency standards will nearly double between 2012 and 2025, and Freudenberg’s Low Emission Sealing Solution (LESS) components can help vehicle manufacturers meet these strict new limits while introducing cleaner, more efficient... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Selected as Technology Partner for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in the US

April 12, 2016

• H-class Flex-Plant™ combined cycle for Lordstown Energy Center in Ohio • Total installed capacity of 940 megawatts to power approximately 800,000 households • Siemens Financial Services provides 27 per cent of the overall equity investment • Order volume exceeds USD 800 million including long-term service contract Siemens was chosen from Clean Energy Future as the turnkey... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Import Motor Parts cover greater than 16 million VIO.

March 28, 2016

Intermotor® Import includes 67 part numbers that expand coverage for 2015 model year with >16 million VIO. While 12 turbocharger SKUs include new and remanufactured units for gasoline applications, there are 3 diesel fuel injectors, 4 power door lock actuators, and 11 fuel vapor canisters that provide coverage for 3 million VIO. Examples of 23 switch SKUs, which increase coverage by 5 million VIO, include 4WD selector, ignition, heated seat, power door lock, and power window switches. Read More