Power Plants

EDF, GE Join Forces to Develop Most Flexible and Efficient Gas-Fired Power Plant in France

o Innovative Partnership to Install World's First FlexEfficiency* 50 Combined Cycle Power Plant, Demonstrating GE's Latest, Most Efficient, Natural Gas-Fired Technology o Plant to Produce 510 Megawatts; Startup Set for 2015 o Builds Upon Earlier Announcements in Turkey, Japan and China BELFORT, FRANCE - Electricite de France (EDF), one of the world's largest utilities, and GE (NYSE: GE) today...

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GEM Inc. and Capstone Turbine Corporation Receive International NOVA Award for Hybrid MicroTurbine Power System
Power Distribution Systems

GEM Inc. and Capstone Turbine Corporation Receive International NOVA Award for Hybrid MicroTurbine Power System

GEM Inc. and Capstone Turbine Corporation receive International NOVA Award for Hybrid MicroTurbine Power System TOLEDO, OH - GEM Inc., of Walbridge, OH, www.gemenergy.com, and Capstone Turbine Corporation www.microturbine.com, of Los Angeles, CA, have received the prestigious 2011 NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum (CIF) for MicroTurbine technology at Syracuse University's green...

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Servomotors cover torque range from 0.5-16 Nm.
Motors

Servomotors cover torque range from 0.5-16 Nm.

Operating at 120/240 Vac or 160/320 Vdc, VLM Value-Line Servomotors deliver rated speeds up to 6,000 rpm, while providing 16 Nm peak torque and nearly 5 Nm continuous torque. RoHS-compliant units are available in most common motor sizes with 12 standard windings, and in both NEMA 23/NEMA 34 and Metric 60 mm and 90 mm mounting standards. Multiple feedback and cable options offer configuration...

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Engines

SCUDERI(TM) Engine on Display for First Time in Japan

TOKYO - Scuderi Group today announced that the cutaway model of the revolutionary SCUDERI(TM) Engine prototype will be presented this week for the first time in Japan. On exhibit as part of the Tokyo Motor Show, the engine will be featured at the Tokyo Big Sight Nov. 30 - Dec. 11. The SCUDERI(TM) Engine is a powerful new combustion process that achieves the most significant efficiency gains and...

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Guides

Misumi Adds Manually Operated Units to Ku Series Linear Actuators and Builds on Line of Pneumatic Linear Motion Modules

New products continue to expand the firm's extensive selection of cost-effective linear motion components designed for use in industrial machinery and automation systems. (Schaumburg, IL) - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), is pleased to announce the recent expansion of its Linear Actuator product offerings. The new products include...

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Rolls-Royce Enhances Role in Brazil Oil and Gas Industry with New Petrobras Contracts Valued at up to $651m
Turbines

Rolls-Royce Enhances Role in Brazil Oil and Gas Industry with New Petrobras Contracts Valued at up to $651m

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded new contracts with a potential value of $651 million by Petrobras, a world leader in deep- and ultra-deep water oil and gas exploration and production, to support its production activities offshore Brazil. Rolls-Royce will supply Petrobras with thirty-two (32) RB211 gas turbine power generation packages,...

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Software

EXTOL International Releases Enhanced Version of Enterprise Adapter for TMW Systems Software

B2B Integration Solutions Provider Unveils Latest Adapter Updates for Improved Communication, Rapid Transaction Completion POTTSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 29, 2011 - EXTOL International, a leading provider of business integration software and services, today released the latest version of its Enterprise Adapter for TMW Systems' Innovative IES transportation software. In March 2011, EXTOL announced its...

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Shafts

Reg Technologies Inc. & REGI U.S., Inc. Complete RadMax(TM) Drive Shaft

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - REGI U.S., Inc. (OTC BB: RGUS, Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RGJ) and Reg Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: RRE.V, OTC BB: REGRF) are pleased to announce that they have completed fabrication of the RadMax(TM) drive shaft for the demonstration model. Robert Grisar, Vice President of Engineering for REGI U.S., Inc. said, The drive shaft is similar to a crank shaft...

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Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission
Motors

Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission

Aerojet Thrusters Integral to Propulsive Mars Landing SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission that lifted off today on a scientific endeavor to the red planet. Four Aerojet AJ60 Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) igniting at lift-off increased the launch thrust...

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Motors

Kollmorgen Helps Power Virginia Tech to First Place in the 2011 EcoCAR Challenge

Kollmorgen quickly delivers electric power generation system that satisfies all Virginia Tech's hybrid vehicle operating requirements, while integrating within the complexity of the entire vehicle system RADFORD, VA - Kollmorgen collaborated earlier in the year with Virginia Tech's Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT) to develop and integrate the electric power generation system for the HEVT...

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