Outokumpu’s duplex steel for wind power towers

27 October 2014

Finnish hollow stainless steel section manufacturer Stalatube has selected Outokumpu’s duplex stainless steel as one of the main construction material for its new StalaWind wind power towers.

Says Markku Koponen, director of Stalatube’s Energy Sector: “The turbine manufacturers demand taller towers, because at heights of more than 100m, the energy output of the towers increases by an average of 1% every additional meter. Read more...

RPV to stock IMI ORTON triple eccentric valves

26 October 2014

IMI ORTON announced that RPV, based in Mildenhall, UK, is now stocking IMI ORTON MV series triple eccentric metal-to-metal seated Butterfly valves.

The new stock range of IMI ORTON valves are from 3” (DN80) up to 42” (DN1050), available in various pressure classes, from ASME Cl. Read more...

Drilling cuttings drying equipment for West Africa

26 October 2014

GN Solids Control arranged the shipment for one batch drilling cuttings drying equipment to West Africa as part of a repeated order.

The equipment ordered this time includes one GNCD930 Verti G dryer with speed up to 900RPM and G force up to 420 centrifugal G force, and three units of GNLW363 series 3200RPM high-speed decanter centrifuge with duplex stainless steel material on rotation bowl and screw propeller protected by tungsten carbide tiles. Read more...

Amarinth super-duplex pumps for SARB3 project

25 October 2014

Amarinth, a company specialising in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial and renewable energy markets, secured a contract to supply 16 API 610 super-duplex pumps, some of which will be self-priming, for use on the ADMA-OPCO SARB3 project. Read more...

TWI research director gets fellowship

25 October 2014

Paul Woollin, research director at TWI, has been elected as a Fellow by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Woollin is one of 59 new Fellows selected at the Royal Academy’s AGM to join the Fellowship in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to engineering. Read more...

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