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@CIMAC:ABB Unveils Dedicated Turbocharger

ABB Turbocharging presented its first dedicated turbocharger for marine auxiliary engine applications at the CIMAC Congress in Helsinki, Finland. The turbocharger, which the company said was designed for ease of operation and service, was developed...

New Valve Wear Test Rig

Editor's Note: Results of valve wear testing were presented in a paper at the 28th CIMAC World Congress 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. BY OLIVER LEHMANN, director of Research and Development at Märkisches Werk GmbH German valve...

Printed Blades From Siemens

Siemens said it achieved a breakthrough by finishing its first full-load engine tests for gas turbine blades completely produced using Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology. The company successfully validated multiple AM printed turbine blades with a...

Keeping Thermal Options Open

Every engine that burns fuel to generate power also generates heat. Whether it’s a reciprocating engine or gas turbine operating on diesel, natural gas or heavy fuel, heat is a natural byproduct of combustion....

Monitoring Marine Shafts

Wärtsilä has launched a new technology designed to monitor the condition of marine tail shaft equipment. The Wärtsilä Sea-Master uses digital technology to monitor shaft bearings and seals to help customers maximize uptime and...

Powering Up

MAN Diesel & Turbo will acquire a 40% stake in Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA), a specialist in power supply, energy management and drive systems for marine applications. AKA, based in Montague, Prince Edward Island...

Moog Gas Control Valve 64K Upgrade Program

The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. said its new Moog Gas Control 64 K Upgrade for GE 7FA turbines extends the maintenance interval of gas control equipment from the typical 48 000 hours of...

Cooled NOx Sensor

The accuracy of an NO gas sensor, the primary component of NOx, can be compromised when exposed to ambient temperatures above 30°C and significantly more so above 40°C, according to E Instruments, a maker...

Thermal Flow Meter

Fluid Components International has released the ST100, an air/gas thermal flow meter designed to enhance close ratio control of natural gas and air feeds in combined cycle gas turbines. Combined cycle power plants operate with...

A Boost At A Bank

MAN Diesel & Turbo has upgraded the automation system on a 19-year old 6L 32/40DF engine operated by Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt, Germany. The upgrade was handled by MAN PrimeServ, the company’s global after sales...

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