Compressed air is one of the most critical and expensive utilities
in any manufacturing facility. That said, maintenance and
monitoring of this crucial system are largely ignored. When it is
On August 9, 2018
Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of
modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in
the working environment is potentially explosive? All
On January 23, 2018
Condensate pots play a key role in maximising the accuracy of
differential pressure flow measurement on steam or vapour
applications. When installed correctly, these simple devices can
On January 17, 2018
Today, ultra-pure water is a primary concern for operators of new
and existing combined cycle power generation plants. Whether you
are an EPC engineer designing a new power plant or an...
On January 10, 2018
IoT has given way to breakthroughs in everything from safety and
efficiency to better decision-making and increased revenue
generation. In power generation, the rise of the digital plant is
On November 3, 2017
You can’t tame the wind, but you can make its damage easier to
detect. Solar glass is pretty tough stuff. It’s built to withstand
a lot, but a strong gust of wind can sometimes be enough to do
On August 22, 2017
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On August 9, 2017
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to
withstand harsh power generation environments. Parker Hannifin has
developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that is ideal...
On August 9, 2017
Solar inverters come in different sizes and shapes, as they are
used for many different scenarios for renewable energy and power
generation, but one thing is common to all of them. Their main
On August 8, 2017
All around the world, the cost of gas turbine downtime is a
critical issue in power generation applications. These tough
environments that operate under constant stress can cause serious
On May 23, 2017
Monitoring equipment performance is a key part of controlling costs
and keeping power-generation facilities running smoothly. Field
technicians record and track metrics to assess equipment
On April 20, 2017
It has been reassuring to see the trend towards renewable energy
developing over the past decade, proving that we are becoming more
sustainable. Public opinion appears to have exerted...
On February 3, 2017
Providing uninterrupted power generation for monitoring and control
equipment is essential in many oil and gas upstream, midstream and
downstream applications, from a safety, economic and...
On December 6, 2016
The surge of activity in new combined cycle power plant
construction, retrofit, and expansion has led to a greater need for
engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services. Busy...
On December 1, 2016
Power generation plants rely heavily on demineralized and deionized
water to maintain required levels of water purity during process
operations. Managing the water supply is critical under...
On November 17, 2016
Power generation environments are tough on hydraulic and other
types of cylinders (including pneumatic and electro-mechanical).
Vibration, dust, gravel, corrosives, chemicals, axial load, and
On November 7, 2016
Gas and steam turbines are staples in the electricity generation
industry. As the market becomes more competitive, keeping assets
running efficiently at power generation plants is more critical
On October 27, 2016
In the last decade or so, we’ve seen a fast-paced implementation of
internet-driven technology into our daily lives. It can be
overwhelming to think about. Remember the last time you made...
On October 24, 2016
Rising tide of clean power. Gearbox lubrication and thorough
sealing of equipment in the Atlantis project. Turning on the lights
is taken for granted by most, yet with a quarter of...
On April 12, 2016
Oil dryers are used in a variety of power generation applications
including lubrication systems for steam and gas turbines and gas
engines, gear boxes, and hydraulic and seal monitoring systems.
On June 4, 2015