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 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, 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
Biogas is renewable energy stored in organic materials, such as
plant matter and animal waste, known as biomass. Sources of biomass
fuel include agricultural residue, food waste, sewage, energy
On August 23, 2013
For many years, gas turbines generating renewable energy have been
started by hydraulic or even high flow air systems. Hydraulic
technology is the current prevalent method in traditional gas
On June 7, 2013