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Lubricating the wheels of innovation to reduce friction

Drake Calvin takes a look at some up and coming innovations in friction reduction

Silica analyser helps reduce your plant costs

The new Polymetron 9210 silica analyser can detect early stages of resin saturation due to its low 0.5ppb detection limit

Health monitoring systems are key to the modern plant

Monitoring is fundamental to modern plant asset management within the power generation industries

Filter class recommendations for healthier air quality

Peter Sandberg looks at the implications of European standard EN 13779:200

Vibration sensor offers extended operating temperature range

New Metrix 5485C velocity sensors feature a 'zero friction' suspension arrangement for measuring vibration accurately in temperatures from -54 to 375 degrees C

Submerged tidal turbine goes with the flow on green energy

Compact oil immersed hydraulic brake units are enabling renewable energy turbines to make the most of energy production from sub sea tidal flows

Novel strategies boost turbine efficiency

The challenge of keeping power plants at peak efficiency - when demand is growing and investment is in short supply - is forcing plant managers and equipment suppliers to consider all aspects of their operations. Sean Ottewell reports

3D scanners deliver metrology for larger free-form objects

Developed to cope with measuring and inspecting cars, planes, trains, wind turbines in crowded production areas

Two-stage turbocharged gas engine

New Jenbacher J624 engine increases energy output by 10 per cent and electrical efficiency by 1 per centage point

Bearing system for planetary wind turbine gearboxes

Planetary bearing supports for a 1.5 MW wind turbine gearbox with one planetary gear stage

Measurement of underwater noise

Fugro teams up with JASCO Applied Sciences, the underwater acoustics company, to provide measurement of underwater noise

Floating power station runs on heavy fuel or gas

Converted from bulk carriers has a 14MW generation capacity, says energy company Karadeniz Powership Co

Five offshore demonstration wind turbines planned

GE Energy teams up with Norwegian and Swedish energy companies in growing offshore wind farm sector developments

Novel sensors and turbine development

Sensor Technology's non-contact RWT320 units depend for their operation on surface acoustic wave transducers

PTFE labyrinth seal with extremely long service life

Radiamatic RCD is designed to seal splash lubrication in high-quality components in the field of power transmission engineering

Couplings make the connection for gas turbines

Couplings to be installed, and the flexible elements (disc packs) changed, without disturbing adjacent machinery

Braking ideas for yaw and pitch of wind turbines

Brakes are key on a wind turbine. A turbine structure will require rotor, yaw control and blade pitch control brakes

Developing markets drive turbine innovation

A raft of joint ventures and new manufacturing centres highlight how investment in turbine technology is becoming focused on the major markets

Outlook optimistic for Europe’s power sector in 2011

But opinion divided on business benefits of single European electricity market

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