Steam Turbines News

  • Protecting engineering materials from water impact

    Erosion caused by the impact of water droplets on component surfaces can lead to failures in key technological applications. For example, in steam generating plants, the leading edge of turbine blades suffer major erosion damage from the steam driving the turbines, requiring costly maintenance and repair with consequent loss of generating capacity. Similarly, erosion caused by the impact of rain ...

  • BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd) Leverages SoftInWay’s Flagship Software AxSTREAM for Industrial Fan Design

    SoftInWay is pleased to announce that BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), India’s largest manufacturer of auxiliary fans for power and industrial applications, has switched to AxSTREAM as its software of choice for the design of axial and centrifugal fans (both single-stage and multi-stage). Founded in 1964 and headquarter in New Delhi, India, BHEL deals in industries such as power, ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Crestchic provides ideal loadbank solution for leading engine manufacturer

    MAN Diesel & Turbo, France has acquired two 4500 KW resistive loadbanks and two 4.5 MVA integrated stackable step-down transformers from Crestchic, a Burton-on-Trent based business. The loadbanks and transformers are now used to test up to 6300 KW marine diesel engines, which MAN manufacture at their St Nazaire site in France. During testing, the engines are linked to a generator and the ...


    By Crestchic Ltd.

  • New CHP plant at a US Army installation opens in Aberdeen, MD

    The U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) has announced that the U.S. Army has just debuted a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. The official opening ceremony took place last month a little over a year since ...

  • Developers forge China supply chain links in quest for competitive edge

    China has become a magnet for international developers ever since it committed to introduce a CSP Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) and deploy 10 GW of CSP by 2020 as part of its 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020). China’s predicted CSP growth would triple global installed CSP capacity to 15 GW and help to drive down global generation costs. Over the last year, U.S. developers SolarReserve, BrightSource ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • ATTSU manufactures a superheated steam electric boiler of 1 Tn/h.

    ATTSU manufactures an electric steam boiler model GE 1000 RV, to produce 1,000 kg/h of steam at 8 bar. The high-quality steam produced is reheated in the own boiler up to a temperature of 310°C. Designed and built to ASME standards, the boiler is aimed at the maintenance of steam turbines. The supply voltage is 690V and may be also for 400V or 1000V. The control is centralized in a redundant ...


    By ATTSU TERMICA S.L.

  • AxSTREAM Net – New Thermal-fluid Simulation Software Secondary Flows

    SoftInWay has announced the adding of a new module called NET for thermal-fluid flow simulation and its application to gas turbine secondary and cooling systems analysis & design. Since 2005, when the AxSTREAM platform was first released as the Gold Standard platform for design, analysis and optimization of Turbomachinery flow path, the company has been steadily adding customers, and ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Welcoming our new senior project engineering specialist, catalyst systems

    Innova Global is very pleased to announce Rand Drake as the newest member of our Catalyst Team, filling the position of Senior Project Engineering Specialist in Orlando, Florida. Rand has an extensive mechanical engineering background which includes design of catalyst systems, ammonia supply systems, propane systems, electronic/hydraulic systems, mobile power plants, mobile reserve osmosis ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Portfolio expansion for basic controllers

    Simatic Basic Controllers expanded to include new modules and functions SM1238 Energy Meter module for entry into machine-related energy management New firmware version 4.2 for Basic Controllers with Media Redundancy Protocol and backup/restore function Safety CPU 1212FC for safety-related applications Siemens has added a range of new modules and functions to ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Refurbishment and Repair of rotating field poles

    Jay Industrial Repair is currently in begining stages of repair and refurbishment of 112 rotating field poles from a 19MW, 54 RPM hydro turbine generator. Removal of old insulation and intense cleaning nof the coil work will be conducted at our medium voltage and rotor repair faacility, Precision Coil and Rotor in Birmingham, Al. When the coils are ready to be re-insulated and repaired we will ...


    By Jay Industrial Repair, Inc

  • Operator control and monitoring in special environments

    Rugged Simatic industrial monitors and panel PCs for operator control and monitoring in special environments Stainless steel Simatic Inox Pro devices with the high IP66K degree of protection for hygienic production areas Simatic Ex OG panel PC for use in the hazardous area in zones 1/21 and 2/22 in the chemicals, oil and gas industries Siemens launches devices for ...


    By Siemens AG

  • DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

    Maritime pumping solution manufacturer DESMI’s energy-optimisation approach generates positive cashflow for shipowners struggling to comply with new regulations. New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • ICx underway in public rail network for first time

    ICx running on Germany's high-speed rail lines for first time First test series ends at beginning of October Tests being conducted by DB Systemtechnik As of today, the ICx – the new high-speed train from Siemens built for German rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) – is underway in Germany's public rail network. Siemens began the ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Microturbines spin - up new energy savings

    Advances in microturbine technology promise a new way to tackle pressure reducing duties in steam systems ... and deliver substantial energy savings. Pressure-reducing valves convert high-pressure steam from the boiler into steam suitable for use in other areas of the plant, but they can be something of a let-down when it comes to energy savings. Most steam systems raise high-pressure steam ...


    By G-Team a.s. - Steamturbo

  • Innovative Steam Technologies (IST) Selects EmeraChem to Supply Catalyst for City of Pasadena Glenarm Power Plant

    Innovative Steam Technologies (IST) Selects EmeraChem to Supply Catalyst for City of Pasadena Glenarm Power Plant Knoxville, October 24, 2014 – INNOVATIVE STEAM TECHNOLOGIES has selected EmeraChem, LLC to supply a catalyst system for installation at the Glenarm power plant project in Pasadena, CA. Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) has begun a ...


    By EmeraChem

  • Innovative Steam Technologies (IST) Selects EmeraChem to Supply Catalyst for Municipal Power and Light George Sullivan Power Plant

    The expansion to the 1970’s era George Sullivan Power Plant is expected to be completed by the summer of 2016.  ...


    By EmeraChem

  • Innovative Steam Technologies (IST) Selects EmeraChem to Supply Catalyst for City of Pasadena Glenarm Power Plant

    INNOVATIVE STEAM TECHNOLOGIES has selected EmeraChem, LLC to supply a catalyst system for installation at the Glenarm power plant project in Pasadena, CA. Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) has begun a major project to replace an aging power generating unit with a more efficient combined cycle unit at the Glenarm Power Plant. Known as the Glenarm Power Plant Repowering ...

  • Innovative Steam Technologies (IST) Selects EmeraChem to Supply Catalyst for Municipal Power and Light Georgia Sullivan Power Plant

    INNOVATIVE STEAM TECHNOLOGIES has selected EmeraChem, LLC to supply two catalyst systems for installation at the George Sullivan Power Plant project in Anchorage, Alaska. The expansion to the 1970’s era George Sullivan Power Plant is expected to be completed by the summer of 2016.  Municipal Light & Power anticipates the expansion to be one of the world’s most ...

  • Western Europe Steam & Vapour Turbine Market 2018 Aalysis

    The industry data report package Steam and Vapour Turbine Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for steam and vapour turbines in Western Europe. The package includes country reports from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, ...


  • ‘Drop-in-place’ actuators facilitate marine turbine damper upgrade in three days

    The choice of Rotork Type K vane type actuators to replace existing equipment has enabled the control upgrade of a cargo ship’s main propulsion intake dampers to be completed in three days. SS Cape Isabel is a 655ft, 15,000 ton roll on/roll off cargo ship based at Long Beach and operated by the US Military Sealift Command. Launched in 1976, the ship is powered by two steam turbines. The ...


    By Rotork

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