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Siemens AG said today it has delivered the 690-MW HelWin 2 offshore wind grid connection in the North Sea to its customer -- German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. This is the fourth such high voltage direct current (HVDC) grid link completed by the German engineering major on behalf of…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corp. will supply a 50-megawatt energy storage system to Kyushu Electric Power Co. to control the influx of solar power to the utility’s grids. The system, which includes sodium sulfur batteries made by NGK Insulators Ltd., will be installed at a power station in Fukuoka prefecture, Mitsubishi Electric…

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Okuma’s PALLETACE enhances productivity and CNC machining capabilities for L&R Precision Tooling, Inc. Okuma customer L&R Precision Tooling, Inc. has invested in their future with a PALLETACE flexible manufacturing system (FMS) integrated with three Okuma MB-4000H horizontal machining centers. As a busy CNC job shop serving the aerospace, medical and…

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Datel introduces LVR-7815 linear voltage regulators that can deliver over 0.5 amps of output power. The LVR-7815 is housed in a hermetically sealed ceramic package that makes it impervious to humidity and the perfect choice to be used in applications where humidity is a concern.? The LVR-7815 is a 15…

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Dwyer Instruments introduces Model UHH2 handheld tester that accepts inputs from wireless anemometer, hygrometer, and pressure probes. The Model UHH2 provides the functionality and versatility of the Mobile Meter Software App on a rugged IP68 Android based handheld. Wireless anemometer, hygrometer, and pressure probes communicate to the handheld using Bluetooth…

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Binsfeld Engineering Inc. has announced the release of the new TorqueTrak TPM2 torque and power monitoring system for applications such as industrial machine control, marine, automotive, energy and power generation.  The TPM2 model features a digital RS422 full duplex, serial interface with user selectable sample rates ranging from 10 to…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) today announced the launch of Uniformance® Asset Sentinel, which continuously monitors equipment and process health, assisting industrial facilities to predict and prevent asset failures and poor operational performance. The new offering expands HPS’ Uniformance software suite and supports the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things…

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Enerpac has supplied the high pressure, hydraulic cylinder technology for the topsides lift system beams on Allseas ‘Pioneering Spirit’ vessel. The cylinders are an integral part of the vessel’s lift system, enabling the installation and decommissioning of complete topsides weighing up to 48,000 tonnes. 'Pioneering Spirit' is the world's largest…

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A steel finishing facility in Indiana, USA, which prefers to remain anonymous, has ordered a replacement control system for a continuous descaler and tandem cold mill producing special cold-rolled steel for the automotive industry. Roanoke, USA-based TMEIC will provide an advanced automation system, including Level 1 programmable controllers, Level 2…

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Siemens adds Sitrans P310 and P410 pressure transmitters, and updates the Sitrans P500. The P310 pressure transmitter offers a measurement accuracy of 0.075 percent, making it ideal for applications in fields such as water supply and disposal. With measurement accuracy of 0.04 percent, when used in combination with an orifice…