Bodycote Re-Routes Complete AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line to Mexico
Furnaces

Bodycote Re-Routes Complete AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line to Mexico

Bodycote Thermal Processing, the largest heat treating company in the world, has installed two new UBQ integral quench batch furnaces and support equipment in its Silao, Mexico plant. The complete line of AFC-Holcroft equipment will now consist of: (4) UBQ Universal Batch Quench furnaces with top cool, (4) UBT Temper Furnaces, (1) UBTN Nitrogen Temper, (2) UBW Universal Batch Washers , a UBTC...

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens to Build Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Netherlands

Erlangen, Germany, August 30, 2010 - Siemens Energy has received an order from the Netherlands for turnkey construction of a combined cycle power plant. Purchaser of the 435-megawatt (MW) plant Diemen 34 in the vicinity of Amsterdam is the Dutch utility Nuon, a subsidiary of Vattenfall A.B. Siemens will also handle plant maintenance. With an efficiency level as high as approximately 59 percent,...

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Brakes

Wabtec's MotivePower Unit Signs Contract with MBTA for New Passenger Locomotives

WILMERDING, Pa. - MotivePower, a unit of Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB), has signed a contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to supply 20 next-generation HSP46 passenger locomotives to be delivered in 2012-2013. The order is valued at $114.63 million including training, manuals and spare parts. The EPA Tier 3-compliant locomotives will be manufactured in Boise, Idaho...

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Switches

Metal Switches are available with colored housing.

MSM metal switches are available with color-anodized aluminum housing. Red and green signal colors provide optical accentuation to switching functions, and aluminum version is characterized by IK07 protection class as well as optimized impact strength. Along with IP67 protection, vandal-proof switches offer various contact types to cover 30 Vdc to 250 Vac range for admissible switching voltage...

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Heaters

Spheric Technologies Produces Lithium Battery Materials Cheaper and Faster with Microwave, Has Filed for Two Patents

Phoenix, AZ, 8/30/2010 -- Lithium batteries are playing a central role in the new energy economy, powering everything from cell phones to electric cars. New research shows that pricey lithium battery materials can be produced cheaper and faster using industrial microwave furnace systems. Spheric Technologies, a Phoenix, Arizona, high temperature microwave technology innovator, has developed a...

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Switches

Mouser First to Announce Stock on Infineon ISOFACE(TM) 8-Channel Isolated High-Side Driver Family

Mansfield, Texas, USA - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest electronic components and technologies, today announced it is the first distributor to announce stock on the Infineon ISOFACE(TM) 8-Channel Isolated High-Side Driver. The Infineon ISOFACE(TM) Coreless Transformer 8-Channel Isolated High-Side Driver family of devices are fully protected multi-channel...

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Controls and Controllers

TEMP-AIR Receives Grant from PERC to Develop Propane System to Treat Bed Bugs

Burnsville, MN - TEMP-AIR has been awarded a grant from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) to develop and test a new Thermal Remediation® mobile, propane-fueled bed bug heat treatment system. During fundamental research funded by PERC and TEMP-AIR, the University of Minnesota found that temperatures of 122°F resulted in the complete and immediate kill of the entire life cycle...

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Die Cut Electrically Insulated Parts are UL94V-0 flame retardant.
Insulation

Die Cut Electrically Insulated Parts are UL94V-0 flame retardant.

Interstate Specialty Electrical Insulations are digitally die cut from ITW Formex® GK and offered in 0.005-0.062 in. thicknesses. Parts produced from insulation can be folded repeatedly without cracking or splitting and are non-hygroscopic, chemical-resistant, and tolerate continuous temperatures up to 115°C. Insulations are available with with dielectric strengths from 1,080-2,625...

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Not Just a Lot of Hot Air!
Exchangers

Not Just a Lot of Hot Air!

Gavin Monn, President of Boge America, Inc. discusses how compressed air users can optimize their compressed air related energy usage through heat recovery. The pressure to optimize energy usage in industry has never been so intense - rising electricity prices, environmental pressures and the current economic climate are all contributing to tough trading conditions for all businesses. Heat...

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Custom Fabrication Capabilities and Products for the Power Generation Industry
Controls and Controllers

Custom Fabrication Capabilities and Products for the Power Generation Industry

Metalfab, Inc., an industry-leading provider of custom fabrication services for the Power Generation Industry, offers a wide and diverse range of high quality systems, components, and parts to serve a wide range of fossil, gas, biomass or alternative energy plant needs. Metalfab also offers OEMs and plants competitive pricing, reduced lead times and on-time deliveries for both planned shutdowns...

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