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
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
Compressed air is a major source of energy used in a wide variety
of applications across many industries. A plant compressed air
system can be costly to operate. Optimizing productivity while
On April 27, 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
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 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
Wherever water, chemical mixtures, oil and gases are transported
through pipes, solenoid valves are instrumental in remotely or
automatically controlling the flow and transfer of fluids. But...
On October 4, 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, gearboxes, and hydraulic and seal monitoring systems....
On June 4, 2015
Faced with significant challenges within their power generation
sectors, countries are looking for smarter energy systems and more
creative renewable energy solutions at Power-Gen Europe. Systems
On June 2, 2015
Hydroelectric plants, Parker and their distributors / integrators
make powerful teams in the area of power generation support and
technical expertise. Carter Lake Hydroelectric, adjacent to...
On May 21, 2015
For optimum renewable energy performance, power generation
equipment including transmissions, EHC drives, turbines, and
transformers depend on clean hydraulic fluids and oil. When a
On December 8, 2014
Compressed air is used in many power-generation applications,
especially for the instrumentation of valves. An under-performing
compressed air system, or air that is contaminated with oil or
On December 5, 2014
Fluid purification is an essential task at hydroelectric dams.
Water, entrained air and gases and solid particulates often
contaminate turbine oil and hydraulic fluid and must be removed on
On July 23, 2014
In power generation, hydraulic cylinders are used in
hydroelectric-dam settings for gate actuation and governor control.
Standard positioning technologies rely on magnetostrictive sensors,
On July 23, 2014