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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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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31 October 2016

Power Plant Induced Draft Fans

TB Wood's Form-Flex® Floating Shaft for Power Plant Induced Draft Fans

A major global industrial fan OEM needed a replacement coupling solution for an induced draft fan drive at a large power plant. The fan maintains system pressure slightly below atmospheric pressure on a coal-fired boiler at the facility. The existing fan drive used an old gear coupling design which had reached the end of its useful life.

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29 November 2016

PowerGen 2016

Altra Industrial Motion Will Be at PowerGen 2016!

Altra Industrial Motion will be attending PowerGen 2016 on at Booth #5407!

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