Controls and Controllers

STEP Offshore Wins Mud Mixing Equipment Contract with STX Offshore & Shipbuilding

STEP Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aker Solutions, has won a contract from South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., LTD ("STX") to supply equipment for a new, dynamically positioned ultra-deepwater Globetrotter-class drillship. The owner of the ship is Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE). STEP Offshore will supply equipment for mud mixing, circulation and transfer, bulk storage and...

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Sleeves

Koat-A-Roll Makes Prime Time

Alsip, IL-As a leading polyurethane manufacturer in the Material Handling industry, Kastalon has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of conveyor manufacturers on an abundance of projects. In fact, it is hard to believe that Koat-A-Roll conveyor roller sleeves and its family of products were introduced to the market more than 30 years ago. Koat-A-Roll has become a standard tool in an...

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Mechanical Hubs

Qosina Needle Hub Components

For customized OEM needle and hub designs Edgewood, NY - Needle hub components from Qosina make up a three part combination: hub connector, bushing and cap to create a customized fluid delivery or withdrawal system. The polycarbonate hubs are available in four different body styles (round, rectangular, octagonal and anatomic), each with a unique profile and finger grip. Stock sizes include 14,...

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Motors

Saudi Aramco Selects GE for $500 Million Expansion Agreements

Shaybah Project to Enhance Oil Recovery and Support Economic Expansion SHAYBAH, Saudi Arabia - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it has been selected by Saudi Aramco, the state-owned national oil company, for agreements totaling nearly $500 million to supply a broad range of equipment and services for an expansion of the Shaybah gas-oil processing facilities. The project is expected to enable Saudi...

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Robots

Electrophysiology: Piezos Enable Faster Solution Switching

Electrophysiological studies require fast motions of a double-bore (theta-glass) pipette across cell membranes. With a cell held in a patch clamp and monitored electrically, one bore of the pipette flows a buffer solution, while the other carries a drug or other chemical. By quickly sweeping the pipette so one bore or the other suffuses the cell, its electrophysiological response can be...

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Roller Chains

Stage Wagon Aboard New RCCL Allure Utilizes Serapid SCT Silent Rigid Chain Technology

Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Allure of the Seas (sister ship to Oasis of the Seas) features a production of the hit Broadway Musical - Chicago: The Musical. Scenery movement for the show is facilitated by SERAPID's SCT Silent Rigid Chain system which pushes a large band stand wagon across the stage. The system built for Allure will move a large band stand wagon up and down the...

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Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.
Lifts

Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.

Powered by compressed-air, lifting cylinder with integrated vacuum generation combines multiple functions to solve challenges in pick and place application. In 160 cmÂ-², design offers all components necessary for dynamic stacking and de-stacking of flat or porous pieces. Switching compressed air supply on/off to lifting cylinder controls workflow, and blow-off pulse accelerates placing of...

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Air / Gas Compressors

Aker Solutions Signs World First Subsea Gas Compression Contract

1 December 2010 - Aker Solutions has been awarded the Asgard subsea compression system contract by Statoil. The contract value is approximately NOK 3.4 billion. This award signifies a quantum leap for subsea gas compression within the oil and gas industry. As one of the major subsea contracts awarded during 2010, this has been a key target for Aker Solutions. It confirms our position as the...

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Pumps

Energy-Saving ITT Bell & Gosett ecocirc® Pump Wins 2011 AHR Expo Innovation Award

Captures Top Honors in Inaugural Plumbing Category MORTON GROVE, Illinois - ITT Bell & Gossett has won the prestigious 2011 AHR Expo Innovation Award in the inaugural Plumbing Category for its ecorcirc® hot water circulator. Recognized for its energy-saving features and innovative design, the ecocirc is one of ten products among thousands that will be on display at the world's largest HVACR...

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Subsea Flange Adapters tolerate high pressure and vibration.
Electrical Connectors

Subsea Flange Adapters tolerate high pressure and vibration.

Dual Seal Flange Adapters optimize reliability and safety of high-vibration, high-shock hydraulic 4-bolt connections in subsea oil and gas applications. Available in Â-½, 1, and 1½ in. sizes, they incorporate radial and face seal methods to ensure port retention and maximize sealing capacity. Captive O-ring groove on flange head helps prevent leaks, while face seal resists...

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