Application Profiles

02 February 2017

Steam Turbine

Bibby Custom Turboflex HS Couplings for Biomass-Fired Steam Turbines

A leading global provider of power generation technologies required coupling solutions for use on three steam turbines at a series of new biomass power plants located in the UK. The three geared reaction steam turbines include a 23 MW unit and a 45 MW unit that will be fired by waste wood, while a 50 MW turbine will burn energy crops including straw and cereals.

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06 April 2017

Warner Linear H-Track Electric Actuators for Movable Solar Arrays

Linear actuators are routinely utilized to adjust panel angles on large solar arrays. This movement allows the panels to be positioned toward the sun for maximum efficiency as it moves across the sky during peak daylight hours.

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07 September 2017

Variable Speed Pitch Fans

Twiflex TLB Turning, Locking & Braking System for Variable Pitch Axial Fans

A leading global manufacturer was looking for ways to improve the safety on its axial fans used at coal-fired power plants. The large electric motor-driven forced draft, induced draft, and primary air type fans are critical to boiler air and flue gas flows in the steam generating process.

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26 October 2017

TLB System

Turning, Locking and Braking (TLB) System From Twiflex Provides Single-Source Convenience

When a large ship is moored for an extended period of time, especially in a flow stream or current, its propulsion shaft needs to be set and locked to prevent undesired rotation. During regular maintenance the shaft needs to be locked in a fixed position, yet also able to be incrementally rotated in both directions to allow complete access by the ship’s engineers.

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23 June 2016

GE Generators

Gas turbine coupling developed for GE generators

The constant increase in demand for electrical power around the world requires more generating capacity to be installed for both local and national use. One of the most efficient and controllable sources of energy is produced by aeroderivative gas turbine engines that are reconfigured by engineering companies such as the IHI Group and employed in combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants.

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