Technology & Breakthroughs
January 2014

GE’s Power Conversion business is amplifying its range of medium-voltage variable frequency drives with the addition of the ecomagination qualified MV6 Series. This mid-range general purpose unit is characterised by a versatility that will enable it to be used across a broad spectrum of industries.






January 2014

THE Twin Robot Xbar (TRX) from ABB is the fastest robot-based solution in the market for loading and unloading presses without the need for press modification. ABB has been developing robot-based press automation solutions for nearly two decades.






January 2014

WattJoule Corporation, a developer of next-generation flow battery energy storage systems, has entered into an exclusive, worldwide intellectual property licensing agreement with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation.






January 2014

SIEMENS’ drive technologies division has added naturally ventilated built-in torque motors to its Simotics portfolio. With this variant, the advantages of the high-torque synchronous motors can now also be used where motors with water cooling cannot.






January 2014

EagleBurgmann has shipped the largest agitator seal (480 mm shaft size) for use in a new PTA (pure terephthalic acid) plant in China. The order received from SPX Flow Technology included 13 agitator seals and supply systems.






January 2014

GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has launched its innovative diver-free, cost-effective and eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning solution in the region. Despite its compact size of just 3 x 1.5 x 0.






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