Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Utility Orders Biach's New Stud Tensioner

October 2007 Southern Nuclear Operating Company has placed the first order for Biach's new SCT - self contained tensioner for use at its Farley Nuclear Plant. The SCT combines the pumping system function onto each stud tensioner thereby eliminating the need for a central pumping station and all the interconnecting hoses from tensioners to a central pump. It also creates more useful refuel floor...

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TVA Browns Ferry Plant Issues Purchase Order for Biach's SCT Pump Assembly

The project involves a retrofit of the plant's current RPV stud tensioner design - The Biach QD-H model - by adding the pumping system sub-assembly thereby converting the tensioner to Biach's SCT - self contained tensioner. Browns Ferry will now gain valuable refuel floor space through the elimination of a central pumping station, realize safer working conditions through elimination of all the...

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Wheelabrator Designs Unique Pipe Cleaning Machine for The Bayou Companies in Louisiana

LaGrange, Georgia - (December 18, 2007) - The Bayou Companies, LLC, a leading provider of products for the oil and gas industry, is known for its innovative exterior surface coating processes for pipes. The 50,000-square-foot fusion bonded epoxy pipe coating facility in New Iberia, La. is the largest of The Bayou Companies' three facilities. Over the last 35 years, 26,000 miles of pipe for the...

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Precision Ball Bushing Bearings come in metric sizes.

Precision Ball Bushing Bearings come in metric sizes.

Dimensionally interchangeable with competitive and legacy applications, Thomson Super Metric Ball Bushing-® bearings come in 16, 20, 25, 30, 40, and 50 mm sizes. Coefficient of friction is as low as 0.001, and self-aligning capability up to 0.5-º automatically compensates for inaccuracies in base flatness or carriage machining. Delivering acceleration rates to 150 m/s-² and steady state travel...

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Aqua Society Hospital Container Provides Field Hospitals with Drinking Water, Cold Air and Low-Cost Heat Energy

HERTEN, Germany, November 15 -- Wherever humanitarian aid is provided or military forces are stationed there is a need to supply fresh drinking water - especially in hot localities. In addition warm water, air-conditioned medical facilities and refrigeration for foodstuffs, medicaments and blood supplies are required. The German corporation Aqua Society GmbH, Herten, has now developed a solution...

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Keaflex Engineering Wins Liquid Silicone Face Seal for Scott Health & Safety

When their existing supplier of liquid silicone face mask seals pulled out, Scott Health & Safety had to find a new supplier. After overcoming stiff competition from overseas, elastomer engineering specialist James Walker Keaflex was appointed to manufacture the coloured seal based on the existing product. The tight deadline put our process engineering skills to the test, said James Walker...

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Cliplight Renames Super Seal 3 Phase(TM) to Super Seal Commercial(TM)

Cliplight Renames Super Seal 3 Phase(TM) to Super Seal Commercial(TM)

Cliplight Mfg., Toronto, Ont., a leading HVAC/R aftermarket tool manufacturer, has renamed the refrigerant sealant, Super Seal 3 Phase(TM) to Super Seal Commercial(TM). While the name changes, Super Seal Commercial is the same patented formula that has successfully sealed thousands of leaking large rooftop a/c units, food service equipment, chillers and other commercial/industrial refrigeration...

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Couplings have adjustable design that facilitates use.

Couplings have adjustable design that facilitates use.

Manufactured from aluminum (AW EN 7075), EASY couplings feature universal constructive elements that are independent of shaft size. These backlash-free, simplified shaft clamp couplings offer adjustable bores that enable stocks to be modified for application requirements. With max speed of 5,000 rpm, products come in 3 sizes from 19.10-31.80 mm OD with bores from 4-14 mm.

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Aluminum Crank Handles feature retractable design.

Aluminum Crank Handles feature retractable design.

Constructed with black phenolic plastic retractable handle, Crank Handles have aluminum body, black powder-coated pebble finish, and light gray plastic hub cover. Units are suited for applications in which hand piece must not protrude when in use. In operating position, hand piece is firmly locked, and by pulling in axial direction out of locating cone, unit can be folded back into place.

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