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HP Reliability: Oil mist and electric motor windings

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Bloch, Heinz P.

We often get questions relating to oil mist and how it affects electric motor windings. For a quick answer, contact us at Gulf Publishing via e-mail. We’ll steer you in the right direction by exp..

HP Reliability: Alignment choices have consequences

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Bloch, Heinz P.

Optimists tell us about steady industry trends toward reliability-imparting procedures and work processes, while realists continually make us aware of pressures to reduce expenditures. As outside obse..

New line of high-speed aeration blowers

Gardner Denver will integrate Synchrony’s high-speed motors on magnetic bearings into its new Hoffman Revolution line of high-speed aeration blowers for the water and wastewater treatment markets.

Dresser renews supply agreement with big EPC customer

Dresser has renewed a strategic supply agreement to serve as a global alliance supplier for a major engineering, construction, procurement, maintenance and project management (EPC) customer.

New gas turbine generation for industrial applications

The new series was presented for the first time to a group of trade media journalists on December 20, 2010. With this product MAN Diesel & Turbo, a manufacturer of large diesel engines, compressors and turbines, adds the 6 to 8 MW output class to its portfolio of industrial gas turbines.

Case 60: Socket-weld failures

Consulting Engineer: Sofronas, A.

A risk analysis can determine which critical welds to repair

Going ‘green’ with FCC expander technology

GE Oil & Gas: Carbonetto, B.  |  Pecchi, P.

New options recover waste gas energy as steam and electricity for plant use

HP Reliability: Packing not best practice for firewater pumps

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Bloch, Heinz P.

Statistics show that for every 1,000 pump failures in hydrocarbon processing plants, there will be a fire. Fig. 1 shows a typical visible outcome, and the final bill for remedying such disastrous resu..

What is new in API 610 11th Ed. (ISO 13709 2nd Ed.)?

Flowserve Corp.: Korkowski, F.
Consultant: Jones, R. L.

Updates to global specifications address pump reliability and much more

ABB obtains Baldor Electric and expands industrial motion presence

ABB will acquire Baldor Electric in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $4.2 billion, including $1.1 billion of net debt. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, ABB will commence a tender offer to purchase all of Baldor’s outstanding shares for $63.50 per share in cash.