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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Features

Xylem supports operation to make Whaley Bridge dam safe

A major disaster was narrowly averted in a well-coordinated operation to prevent the collapse of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge. Xylem Water Solutions UK provided pumps to drain the water and its rapid engineering response ensured a successful operation.

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Extending pump life expectancy

Feedwater pumps are the heart of any steam generation process and as such, they are considered critical assets. When viewed from the cardiologic perspective, feedwater pump criticality becomes patently obvious, without a healthy, reliable heart, the process will degrade and eventually cease to function.

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Eaton’s CMA valves deliver precise steering control to four-way sideloaders

Eaton announces delivery of a valve system to Bulmor GmbH, a manufacturer of sideloaders. By specifying Eaton’s CMA Advanced Mobile Valve with Independent Metering in its new series of four-way sideloader forklifts, the company achieved far superior steering control over earlier systems.

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Optimising a compressed air system with a centralised controller

Central controllers are the backbone of an optimised compressor installation, managing the whole compressor room, matching the air supply to demand while offering pressure stability, and contributing significantly to energy efficiency. It is a proven fact that a 1bar pressure band reduction can achieve as much as 7 percent in direct energy cost savings.

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