Power Supplies

Siemens Brings HelWin Cluster Windfarm on Line

Offshore HVDC platform for low-loss transmission to the onshore grid Working in consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian, Siemens Energy is erecting HelWin 2, the link between the North Sea offshore windfarm Amrumbank West and the onshore grid. The customer is TenneT TSO GmbH of Bayreuth, Germany. The order brings more than half a billion euros onto the consortium's books. The grid...

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Actuators

Rapid Rotation with Festo Servo Pneumatics

- Swivel module DSMI-B rotates 180° in just 0.5 seconds - Soft stop module CMPX and free positioning module CMAX deliver maximum flexibility and a host of other advantages Hauppauge, NY - The Festo DSMI-B servo pneumatic swivel module, soft stop CMPX module, and free positioning CMAX module represent a new generation in electronically controlled pneumatic actuation that combines the best...

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Controls and Controllers

Aker Solutions Awarded Umbilical Contract by Endeavour Energy UK

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Endeavour Energy UK, a subsidiary of Endeavour International Corporation, to supply subsea umbilicals and associated equipment for the East Rochelle development project located offshore UK. The contract value is approximately NOK 83 million (USD 15 million). Aker Solutions will supply one 30 kilometre infield control umbilical and one 650 metre riser...

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Positioning Stage delivers precision motion control.
Positioners

Positioning Stage delivers precision motion control.

Single Rail Stage, SRS-006-04-030A, can generate 30 lb at 100% Duty Cycle and has 3-phase, brushless, linear motor as well as U-shaped magnet assembly. Used in closed-loop positioning applications, open type positioning stage has ironless core coil assembly. Linear guidance is achieved using one linear rail with 1 or 2 linear recirculating ball bearing guides, and non-contact glass, metal, or...

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Lugless BOP Cap provides secure sealing.
Valves

Lugless BOP Cap provides secure sealing.

Suitable for installation on older 150H(TM) BOP models that currently have wing caps, Hercules® Lugless 150H(TM) BOP Cap has lugless end caps that allow operations to use wrench rather than hammer. Unit can be operated with standard 24 or 36 in. pipe wrench, 36 in. adjustable wrench, or 3 in. wrench. Product provides security for operators, secure sealing without leakage, and optimized...

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APR Series Direct-Drive Rotary Stages are Ideal for Rotary Testing, Pointing, Optical Calibration, and Metrology
Positioners

APR Series Direct-Drive Rotary Stages are Ideal for Rotary Testing, Pointing, Optical Calibration, and Metrology

1.5 arc second accuracy 450 kg payload 0.04 arc second resolution 800 rpm continuous rotation speed Seven models with either 50, 75 or 100 mm clear aperture Aerotech's APR series rotary stages employ precision-machined and ground stage parts coupled with high-precision angular contact bearings and an Aerotech direct-drive motor to produce exceptionally low error motions, accuracy errors, and...

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Automotive Trucks

Treaty Energy Adds to Belize Equipment

The Company's Shipment by Sea from Mobile, Alabama to its Belize Oil & Gas Project Includes: Drilling Rig, Bulldozer, Backhoe, Fuel Truck, 28 Ft. Flat Bed Truck, Chevrolet Duramax Crew Cab Pickup - 4 WD, and Various Well Site Support Equipment NEW ORLEANS - Treaty Energy Corporation (OTCQB: TECO), a growth-oriented energy company in the oil and gas industry, today reported that it has acquired...

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Precision Linear Stages suit surface metrology applications.
Positioners

Precision Linear Stages suit surface metrology applications.

Available in travel options of 100, 200, and 300 mm, FMS Series comes with DC or stepper motor and is designed for surface profiling, tribology, and contact/non-contact metrology. Made of stainless steel, stages permit optimal straightness and flatness at speeds to 100 mm/sec, thermal stability, and bi-directional/uni-directional repeatability. Anti-creep crossed roller bearings enable smooth...

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Misumi Adds New Positioning Stages to Line of Low-Cost Standard Precision Positioning Solutions
Positioners

Misumi Adds New Positioning Stages to Line of Low-Cost Standard Precision Positioning Solutions

New Dovetail Slide Feed Screw, Low Profile Cross-Roller, and Rotary Standard Precision Stages offer users more affordable choices, greater design flexibility. (Schaumburg, IL) - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced the addition of three new Standard Precision Positioning Stages to its comprehensive selection of low-cost...

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Grease and Oil Extractors

GE Delivers Industry Milestone with Supply of High-Tech TLP Tensioner System for Chevron's Big Foot Project in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

GE TLP Tensioner System will be First to Operate at Water Depths Greater than 5,000 Feet HOUSTON, TEXAS - July 6, 2011 - GE Oil & Gas' Drilling & Production business has received a contract of approximately $45 million to supply and service the industry's largest tension leg platform (TLP) marine riser Tensioner Systems to Chevron for deployment in its Big Foot oil and gas field in the deepwater...

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