Containment Systems

Aker Solutions Selected by Marine Well Containment Company to Provide Subsea Equipment for Expanded Containment System

Aker Solutions announced today that it has been selected for the design, procurement, and fabrication of the subsea containment and diverter assembly for the expanded containment system being developed by Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). Contract value is undisclosed. Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is a not-for-profit, stand-alone organisation committed to improving capabilities...

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Software

Ekahau Embeds RTLS in Nordic ID RFID Readers to Add Location Tracking to Passive RFID Tags and Barcode

RESTON, Virginia - With the Ekahau-Nordic ID RTLS Application you can Walk into a Room and Press a Button on the Reader to Audit and put your Assets in the Database and on the Map. Ekahau, the worldwide leader in high performance Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) [http://www.ekahau.com/products/real-time-location-system/overview.html ], today announced that, in conjunction with Nordic...

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Drilling Platforms

Aker Solutions Wins Ã...sgard Modification Contract

Aker Solutions has secured a contract for subsea compression topside modifications of the Ã…sgard A and B platforms with Statoil. The contract value is approximately NOK 650 million. The purpose of the modification is to supply electricity to the Ã…sgard subsea compressor units, which will be installed in 2013. In December 2010 Statoil awarded Aker Solutions the NOK 3.4 billion contract to...

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Software

The Westkuestenklinikum Heide Hospital Deploys Ekahau's Wi-Fi Badges for Staff Safety and Tags for Asset Tracking

RESTON, Virginia - Ekahau Inc., the world's leading provider of high-performance Wi-Fi based real-time locating systems (RTLS) and tools, announced today that German hospital Westkuestenklinikum Heide (WKK) is using Ekahau technology to assure the safety of its psychiatric- and night-duty staff, and to track the locations of wheelchairs. WKK Heide ranks among northern Germany's largest and most...

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Linear Shaft Motor Stage offers nanoprecision.
Positioners

Linear Shaft Motor Stage offers nanoprecision.

Integrating slide guide, encoder, and coreless direct drive linear shaft motor, single-axis Model SCR100 provides 100 lb load capacity, 50-300 mm stroke, and bi-directional repeatability of ±1 count. Moving magnet design locates all cables and connectors in stationary base, eliminating motion errors due to cable forces. Precision ground cross roller way provides stiffness and smooth motion,...

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Wellheads

GE Oil & Gas Signs $30 Million Frame Agreement with Shell Brasil for Offshore Exploration and Development Projects

o Estimated Quantity of 26 Subsea Wellhead Systems to be Provided for Deepwater Projects o Agreement Underlines GE's Position as a Leading Supplier for Offshore Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - June 14 , 2011 - GE Oil & Gas has signed a three-year frame agreement valued at approximately $30 million to supply 26 subsea wellhead systems and associated services to Shell Brasil Ltda. for exploration...

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GRAPHALLOY® 453 High Temperature Bushings Work Where Grease and Oil Do Not
Bushings

GRAPHALLOY® 453 High Temperature Bushings Work Where Grease and Oil Do Not

GRAPHALLOY® 453 Self-Lubricating Bushings for High Heat, Low Maintenance and Reduced Downtime YONKERS, NY - Graphite Metallizing Corporation has announced the availability of additional sizes of the GRAPHALLOY® 453 family of self-lubricating bushings. GRAPHALLOY® 453 Bushings are intended for use in severe industrial applications where temperatures reach 750°F...

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Microscope Stages feature capacitive feedback.
Positioners

Microscope Stages feature capacitive feedback.

Available in XY and XYZ models with 200 Â-µm travel/axis, PInano(TM) Superresolution Microscope Stages feature direct-measuring capacitive sensors, which offer long-term stability and minimal sensitivity to noise due to high-frequency measurement principle. Bottom mount slide allows full turret rotation while protecting objectives. Additional features include ceramic encapsulated piezo...

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Viscometers

Major Refinery Prevents Downtime and Improves Bottom Line by Monitoring Oil Viscosity

Boston-Machinery failures, downtime and maintenance labor costs can kill a refiner's bottom line profits. A major US oil company with refinery installations in North and South America has installed several Cambridge Viscosity VISCOpro 1600 viscometers to monitor oil viscosity, providing engineers with real-time information on oil quality. The viscometers utilize Cambridge's 392 process sensors...

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Dust Suppressors

Dust Suppression System reduces health risks for miners.

Comprised of wetting agents that accelerate water penetration in areas where dust poses hazard, DUSTGRIP(TM) TURBO reduces total water volume consumed for dust suppression purposes. It mixes with water and can be used with mine's existing equipment; no post-application rinsing of equipment is needed. Repeated applications have cumulative effect, maintaining subsoil moisture content for extended...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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