Turbines

New Power Plant Uses GE Aeroderivative Gas Technology to Help Italy Achieve Its Energy Goals

Ecomagination-Approved LM6000 Aeroderivative Gas Turbine to Power Second Combined-Cycle, Mid-Merit Plant in the Country MILAN - TEI S.p.A., a leading Italian environmental engineering company, has purchased an LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbine from GE (NYSE: GE) for a second combined-cycle power plant to be located in the Chianti region of Italy, near Tuscany. This project follows the success of...

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Innovative Quarter-Turn Electric Actuators Eliminate 90% of Internal Wiring by Utilizing Modular Electronics for Industry Leading Reliability, Ease of Installation and Operation
Actuators

Innovative Quarter-Turn Electric Actuators Eliminate 90% of Internal Wiring by Utilizing Modular Electronics for Industry Leading Reliability, Ease of Installation and Operation

Innovative new ProMation Engineering P-Series, PA-PD Series, D Series, and PL Series Electric Actuators are engineered and designed for rugged, industrial use and are available in a variety of quarter-turn reversing, quarter-turn reversing spring return, and linear drive models to provide on/off, jog or proportional control for a wide range of ball valves, butterfly valves, gate valves, dampers,...

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Engines

Aerojet Propulsion Maneuvers Second ATV Vehicle to ISS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that ESA Spacecraft PR6-2011 (Johannes Kepler) - the second of five European Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATV) - successfully launched aboard the European expendable launch system, Ariane 5, out of Kourou in French Guiana. For the ATV mission, Aerojet delivered four model R-4D-11 110 lbf bipropellant rocket engines that...

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Servo Motors are suited for motion control applications.
Motors

Servo Motors are suited for motion control applications.

Exhibiting efficiency levels up to 94%, 1FK7 series integrates encoder with DRIVE-CLiQ interface as well as high inertia design that demonstrates optimized dynamics and control properties. Mechanical decoupling of encoders from motor shaft increases ruggedness and serviceability, while integration of encoder interface electronics allows compact motor design for simplifying machine installation....

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Macron in Times Square: Macron Actuators Bring Pop-Tart Varietizer to Life at Pop-Tarts World
Actuators

Macron in Times Square: Macron Actuators Bring Pop-Tart Varietizer to Life at Pop-Tarts World

Croydon, Pa - Macron Dynamics Inc., a manufacturer of linear actuators, linear motion components, and custom mechanical motion systems, showed up prominently in New York City this past winter when their MacSTANDARD MSA-M6S linear actuators were used to power the robotic Pop-Tart® Varietizer in New York City's Pop Tarts World. From August 2010 through December 2010, Pop-Tarts® were featured...

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Increased Performance for Sinamics S120 Motion Control Drive System from Siemens
Controls and Controllers

Increased Performance for Sinamics S120 Motion Control Drive System from Siemens

The hardware of the Control Unit of the Sinamics S120 drive system from the Siemens Drive Technologies Division has been optimized and provided with a more powerful chipset. Thanks to the increased performance compared to the previous CU320, more drive axes can now be controlled using the new CU320-2 Control Unit. Furthermore, a CU320-2 version with onboard Profinet interface is now also...

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Compact Torque Motors are available with plug-in or solid shaft.
Motors

Compact Torque Motors are available with plug-in or solid shaft.

Series 1FW3 torque motors are available in plug-in shaft version with axis heights of 150, 200, and 280 mm, while solid shaft models are offered for axis heights of 150 and 200 mm. Both versions have rated torque rotational range from 100-7,000 Nm. At height of 280 mm, rated speed range is from 250-600 rpm, suiting motors for use as roller drives. Units are water-cooled and rated power range for...

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Turbines

Siemens Receives Two Major Orders from Thailand for Industrial Gas Turbines

Market entry for SGT-800 gas turbine Siemens Energy has been awarded contracts from Thailand for a total of 16 SGT-800 industrial gas turbines for combined cycle cogeneration plants (CCCP) under Thailand´s Small Power Producer (SPP) program. For the end customer Gulf JP, an independent power producer headquartered in Bangkok, Siemens will supply via EPC contractor Toyo Engineering Corporation...

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Electrical Power Generators

GE Technology to Help Pakistan Meet Urgent Need for New Sources of Reliable Electricity

Guddu Project Supports Government Initiative to Replace Aging, Less Efficient Power Plants ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - February 23, 2011 - To help meet Pakistan's continuing need for more power, the government has launched a policy to replace aging and sometimes inefficient power plants with more efficient, modern technology facilities. The first project expected under that initiative, a 750-megawatt...

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Enhancement of Siemens Gearboxes
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Enhancement of Siemens Gearboxes

The Siemens Drive Technologies Division has been busy enhancing its range of gearboxes. In the new Flender SIG range (standard industrial gearboxes), the torque has been increased compared to the existing product range, and the grading of the sizes has been refined. The first type series covers two-stage to four-stage helical gearboxes and bevel helical gearboxes for a torque range of up to...

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