Russia's Increased Flower Production Powered by GE's Jenbacher Engines

o Project Illustrates Russia's Innovative Use of Distributed Energy to Promote Local Energy Security o Power-Gen International 2008 o Booth #4600 ORLANDO, FLA.-December 2, 2008-A recently expanded commercial rose greenhouse in the town of Dmitrov, Russia, is using GE Energy's special Jenbacher cogeneration/carbon dioxide (CO2) fertilization system and artificial lighting controls to provide vital...

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Two GE HEAT(TM) Advanced Steam Turbines Hit 20,000-Hour Milestone

o Seven Units Now in Service in Both 50- and 60-Hertz Applications o Power-Gen International 2008 o Booth #4600 ORLANDO, FLORIDA-Dec. 3, 2008-Two GE HEAT(TM) (high efficiency, advanced technology) steam turbines have surpassed 20,000 hours of operation at power plants in California and Ireland, GE Energy reported today at Power-Gen International 2008. The achievement is widely regarded as an...

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Brushless DC Motors withstand extreme environments.

Developed to solve friction, durability, and noise issues, ec4more family of brushless DC motors target medical technology, office equipment, and building/industrial automation manufacturers and suppliers. Offering optimized power density with abrasion resistance and electromagnetic compatibility, line includes products with cylindrical diameters of 30-60 mm, lengths of 50-90 mm, and output up to...

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Pratt & Whitney Completes Testing of PurePower(TM) PW1000G Geared Turbofan(TM) Engine

TOULOUSE, France, Feb. 3, 2009 - Pratt & Whitney has completed ground and flight testing of the PurePower PW1000G demonstrator engine. The final phase of testing was completed jointly with Airbus on an A340-600 flight test aircraft and included 27 flights and more than 75 hours of flight testing. The PW1000G engine features Pratt & Whitney's patented Geared Turbofan technology and targets...

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Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines

Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines

These clutches are made to mount eight onto an engine shaft and take the vibration and temperature from small gas engines or diesel engines. Clutches can then either drive customer's components directly or through a belt. A variety of pulleys already exist, however, custom designs are also possible.

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AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

January 28, 2009 AquaMaKKs water-cooled clutches and brakes from Wichita Clutch are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated and feature non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates that are optimized for heavy-duty continuous slip tension applications. The AquaMaKKs family of clutches and brakes is ideally suited for tension control applications in mining,...

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Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

January 28, 2009 Altra Industrial Motion offers a comprehensive series of electric forklift motor brakes, wheel brakes and permanent magnet brakes for OEM forklift manufacturers through its industry-leading brands, Warner Electric and Matrix International. The standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping is the electrically-released dynamic (ERD) brake. The ERD can be hydraulically...

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