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  • 50 Million Reasons to Celebrate: GE’s Pioneering F-Class Gas Turbine Hits 50 Million Operating Hours

    GE’s Aviation Expertise Led to Breakthrough in Gas Turbine Technology Innovative F-Class Gas Turbines Achieve 1 Million Starts, Set Reliability Records GE (NYSE: GE) is celebrating the record-breaking results of translating aerodynamic engineering into a power generating innovation. By marrying its unique aviation expertise ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • R. Baker & Son Project highlight - Yankee atomic nuclear plant dismantling project

    R. Baker & Son performed the dismantling and removal of the secondary side of the Yankee Atomic nuclear power plant in Rowe, MA. This complex 6-month project involved a 185 MW steam turbine generator and its ancillary equipment, including a high-pressure turbine rotor and blading, an installed low-pressure turbine rotor, the generator itself, the rotating and static exciters, and ...

  • 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.

  • Understanding water-hammer effect

    MIT, USA, researchers have uncovered a new process relating to the way drops of water spread after striking a surface. The research article, published in the journal Physical Review Letters, describes how the phenomenon could help engineers design more durable condensing surfaces for use in desalination and steam-based power plants. A water hammer can occur when a valve is suddenly opened or ...


  • SoftInWay Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

    It was with crossed fingers and excited jitters that the SoftInWay team launched the new and improved SoftInWay.com. The past few months had been leading up to the release of a fully redesigned and user-friendly browsing experience and the company couldn’t have been more thrilled to see the website go live. The site includes extensive product information that will assist SoftInWay customers ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • 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.

  • ADT Demonstrates How to Achieve Increased Efficiency and Reduced Emissions for Standards Compliance at ASME Turbo Expo 2013

    Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, will exhibit in Booth 818 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ...


  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • GE Scientists Demonstrate Promising Anti-Icing Nano Surfaces

    GE Global Research today presented new research findings on its nanotextured anti-icing surfaces. In addition to ...


    By General Electric

  • AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Successfully Trains First Customer in Use of Its Unique Portable Balloon Inflation System; and Additional Orders Anticipated

    CENTENNIAL, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/09/10 -- Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW), (the "Company"), announced today that its technical team has assisted an unspecified military customer in the initial field training on the Portable ...


  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global Warming Is Creating Surprise Investment Winners

    Global warming concerns are going to create some surprise winners and losers says the McIlvaine Company in its World Market for Your Products.  The conventional wisdom is that suppliers of coal-fired boilers and associated equipment will be the losers.  McIlvaine provides details as to why these suppliers will ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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