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Intelligent future for wastewater pumping Intelligent future for wastewater pumping

Tomorrow’s wastewater pumping stations will require more functionality, reliability and advanced data communication. This white paper examines the substantial technological advances, functionality, reduced asset management and the reduction in lifecycle costs that integrated intelligence in wastewater pumping delivers.

Steam leakage reduction with carbon rings Steam leakage reduction with carbon rings

Operators of general purpose steam turbines know all about the shortcomings of conventional carbon ring seals. This article assesses alternatives for the reduction of steam leakage and ease of installation, including mechanical seals and the Sentinel Floating Brush Seal.

Eaton's valves keep the pressure up in refrigerator manufacture Eaton's valves keep the pressure up in refrigerator manufacture

Proportional valves from Eaton improve high-pressure polyurethane systems’ production efficiency.

Eco solution increases fish rehabilitation

The Bull Run Watershed is the primary drinking water supply for the City of Portland in the US. It also plays an important role in supporting the larger aquatic ecosystem of the Sandy and Lower Columbia rivers where, due to warm summer water temperatures, some of the fish species have recently been in significant decline.

Fluiten sealing systems for Zohr processing plant Fluiten sealing systems for Zohr processing plant

In gas processing plants, the choice of seal construction materials is critical to avoid corrosion and wear. However, Fluiten mechanical seals have the necessary properties.

Data cooling centre goes green Data cooling centre goes green

The cooling system at one of Google's latest data centres, in the Finnish town of Hamina, has gained plaudits from Greenpeace for its green credentials. High-performance pumps from a German manufacturer have been installed to cool the servers in the 9,000 m2 complex, giving Google a considerable green advantage.