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News
23/09/2020

Vaisala detects air leaks in sealed power transformers using new method

According to the environmental measuring firm, the new method is based on measuring total pressure of all dissolved gases in the power transformer insulation oil, and should help customers detect and repair any air leaks early, helping prolong transformer lifetime.

Air ingress in sealed power transformers has become a significant issue, as oxygen ...
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23/09/2020 Factory gas burners replaced Thwaites, a manufacturer of construction industry dumper trucks, has ... » Read More


22/09/2020 BG Energy Solutions: Keadby 2 BG Energy Solutions has been appointed to design building management ... » Read More


22/09/2020 Hard hat reminder Headway, the brain injury association, and leading safety manufacturer ... » Read More
18/09/2020 Eaton UK site subs for Mexico Due to COVID-19, Eaton’s Reynosa, Mexico plant was forced to close. ... » Read More


18/09/2020 Emerson's wireless valve tech Emerson has launched a wireless automatic recovery module (ARM) for its ... » Read More


17/09/2020 HSE gas detector safety alert HSE has announced that there is a risk of obtaining misleading gas ... » Read More
Features
17/09/2020

Testing of safety systems

A new publication from the Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association offers practical guidance on some of the problems which have to be dealt with when testing real process plant equipment. Here, the organisation introduces the topic and the document.

The need to do thorough testing of safety instrumented systems (SIS) is well known ...
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17/09/2020 Finding water leaks Water demand in the UK will exceed supply in just 25 years, the head of the Environment Agency has warned – with part of the blame falling on leaking pipework. What can be done to avert this? By Adam Offord » Read More


10/09/2020 Carlsberg washwater recycling A new water recycling plant at the Fredericia, Denmark brewery of Carlsberg will reuse 90% of its process water and reduce overall site consumption by 10%. But how? By Steed Webzell » Read More


10/09/2020 Safety for dustbin lorries Waste collectors take to the streets on a daily basis – picking up and disposing of household and industrial waste. Operating such large vehicles when pedestrians, cyclists and other motor users are around requires the utmost ... » Read More
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