Siemens Hands over Enecogen Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Netherlands Ahead of Schedule
Electrical Power Generators

Siemens Hands over Enecogen Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Netherlands Ahead of Schedule

Siemens Energy has officially handed over the Enecogen combined cycle power plant in the Netherlands to the joint venture of the Dutch utility Eneco and the Danish company DONG Energy. After a construction period of only 30 months the power plant with a capacity of approximately 870 megawatts (MW) was handed over to the customer on October 21, 2011, 20 days ahead of schedule. With a very high...

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Motors

Mpact® Downhole Motors Surpasses Haynesville Shale Lateral Drilling Performance Record by Nearly 24%

Conroe, Texas - Mpact® Downhole Motors set a new Haynesville Shale Drilling record on August 28, 2011 using an Mpact® Downhole Motor Model 475 5683. The field performance record was for the fastest lateral run ever recorded. The previous lateral drilling performance record was 85 feet per hour while the Mpact Downhole Motor achieved over 105 feet per hour, surpassing the previous...

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Custom Right Angle Gear Motors offer 25-125 rpm output speeds.
Motors

Custom Right Angle Gear Motors offer 25-125 rpm output speeds.

Powered by DM30 permanent magnet motor in voltages from 12-240 Vdc, Series DR250 provides continuous output torques to 250 lb in. Single reduction worm drive gear motors feature steel and bronze gear train, offering OEMs quiet operation in UL Recognized design. Built in USA, units are suited for battery or AC powered lifting and moving applications, such as wheelchair lifts, welding wire feeds,...

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Bearings

Large-size Bearing from NKE Ensures a Smooth Rolling Process in Steel Pipe Manufacturing

Bearing specialist NKE Austria GmbH has supplied a special cylindrical roller bearing with an outer diameter of 3.3 m for the application in a three-roller planetary rolling mill. The German company ESW RÃ-¶hrenwerke manufactures seamless steel pipes that are used worldwide as structural tubes in machinery, steel constructions, in the automotive industry, as boiler tubes and as pipelines and...

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Engines

ALAFCO Opts for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, - DUBAI AIR SHOW - Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Co. KSCC (ALAFCO) selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). ALAFCO is committed to offering the best aircraft options to its valued...

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Controls and Controllers

Nhon Trach 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant Goes on Line in Vietnam

After a construction period of only 28.5 months the Nhon Trach 2 combined cycle power plant started commercial operation in Vietnam on October 16, 2011. Siemens supplied the power block comprising main components such as gas turbines, heat-recovery steam generators, steam turbine, generator, and instrumentation and controls. The general contractor Lilama erected the power plant for the end...

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Programmable Linear Actuator offers 20 in. stroke length.
Actuators

Programmable Linear Actuator offers 20 in. stroke length.

Combining rotary to linear motion, stepper drive, and programmable control in single integrated package, IDEA(TM) Size 23 Non-captive Linear Actuator provides 0.000125-0.005 in. linear travel/step and 200 lbf output force. Programming actuator is through on-screen graphic buttons, and with single supply voltage of 12-75 Vdc, actuator provides 8 opto-isolated GPIO. Inputs are rated for 5-24 Vdc, 4...

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Motors

The Climate Registry and San Diego Gas & Electric Recognize Solar Turbines as an Environmental Leader

Leading manufacturer of industrial gas turbines participates in SDG&E's Cool Planet Program SAN DIEGO - November 8, 2011 - Headquartered in San Diego, California, Solar Turbines Incorporated (Solar Turbines) leads the way in managing its energy and water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste, earning it recognition as an environmental leader under the Cool Planet Project sponsored by...

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Gearheads and Gearboxes

Nexen RPS, Universal Rack Model Selected as a Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards Finalist

Vadnais Heights, MN-Nexen Group Inc. announces its Roller Pinion System (RPS), Universal Rack model is a finalist in the 2012 Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards Program. Designed to recognize the best new control, instrumentation and automation products, the Engineers' Choice Award is an annual competition. The publication's print and online subscribers-who vote based on the products'...

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Engines

Achates Power Opposed-Piston Engine Sets New Benchmark for Fuel Efficiency

Published data from extensive testing shows Achates Power engine is 20 percent more fuel efficient than a recently introduced, state-of-the-art, four-stroke diesel engine SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1, 2011 - Achates Power, a developer of radically improved internal combustion engines that increase fuel efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and are lower cost, today announced its highest engine...

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