New Coolcut S-50 soluble cutting fluid from Walter Surface Technologies will improve the life of cutting tools and reduce heat buildup and friction on work pieces, even in tougher applications and on hard-to-machine metals. “Special EP additives in the liquid will provide extra lubricity in order to cut materials such as high tensile steel and stainless steel, and titanium, as well as other metals like aluminium and copper alloys,” says Olga Ivanysenko, Associate Product Manager, Environmental Solutions, at Walter Surface Technologies. “The fluid forms a very stable emulsion and will increase feed, cutting speed and production, so manufacturing shops can perform more cuts, faster, all while ensuring better tool life and smooth operation, without having to change liquid.”
Wajax, has announced it will offer Donaldson filter change-outs to the Canadian marketplace. Wajax technicians are available to install, inspect and maintain Donaldson’s gas turbine filtration systems. Customers across industries, including power generation, transmission, oil and gas, refining and air separation, will benefit from Wajax’s extensive field services.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced that more than 130 award-winning Experion Orion Consoles – the most advanced operator interface in the world, according to the company – have been sold globally, helping industrial plants operate more safely and efficiently by transforming the control room experience and enhancing operator effectiveness.
The annual cost of corrosion is over 3 percent of the world’s GDP, representing $2.2 trillion in U.S. dollars, according to the World Corrosion Organization.
New Shell Rotella T4 Triple Protection and Shell Rotella T5 10W-30 Synthetic Blend have been developed to meet the new API CK-4 service category for diesel engine oil. Nearly a decade has passed since the last diesel engine oil category, CJ-4, was developed and the standard has lasted well beyond the life of the typical engine oil category. The American Petroleum Institute (API), working with engine manufacturers and oil makers, has completely redesigned heavy-duty engine oil specifications to meet the needs of current and next-generation engines. This has resulted in two new categories - API CK-4 and API FA-4.
Juniper Systems, Inc. recently announced the availability of its nonincendive Class I, II, and III, Division 2-certified version of the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet. Called “Mesa 2 Hazloc,” the tablet is certified to perform safely in hazardous locations where explosive gases, liquids, vapors, dusts, or fibers and flyings may be present.
Wellmann Group supplies on-site transport & weighing services to the whole Guinean Gulf region. On the Lagos based NIGERDOCK fabrication yard, Wellmann recently performed the transportation of the heaviest Oil & Gas structure ever manufactured in Nigeria. The 50 x 60m sized topside weighed 3,340 tons and was handled on four groups of synchronized Nicolas MHD SP modular trailers totaling 128 axle lines.
In the oil and gas industry, ongoing maintenance is often required to remove rust, corrosion and other accumulated material from the inside diameter (ID) of valves, pumps, piping, diesel engines, motors, natural gas compressors and other large bore equipment. Failing to do so can have severe consequences including reducing equipment service life, causing unplanned shutdowns and degrading performance.
SIMMONS EDECO, a leading supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by a major North Sea oil and gas operator.
Petro-Canada Lubricants, has reformulated its HYDREX line of hydraulic fluids to deliver leading wear protection, greater energy efficiencies, extended oil life and strong performance in wide temperature ranges. Customers have come to know HYDREX, an industry leader for more than a decade, as a high-performance fluid that exceeds the demands of today’s advanced hydraulic systems – even in harsh environments.
Bio-Circle, a division of Walter Surface Technologies, has added three new bio-renewable parts cleaning systems to its portfolio of products: CleanBox Compact S, CleanBox Maxi, and the CleanBox Mega. These new systems bring Bio-Circle’s eco-innovation to larger industrial parts washing processes.
The 2016 federal budget, announced March 22, outlines an ambitious agenda aimed at transforming Canada's economy. Focused on delivering key commitments from the fall election, the Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) is pleased to see there are a number of opportunities for Canada's natural gas vehicle sector.
Endress+Hauser has released the Memograph M RSG45 Data Manager, a compact device that can serve as a data acquisition system for small process control applications. The RSG45 acquires up to 14 discrete and 20 universal/HART analog inputs from process sensors, displays sensor data on its 7-inch multicolor TFT screen, records the data internally, performs math calculations and alarm checks, and transmits the data to a PC or any control system via Ethernet, RS232/485, Modbus, Profibus DP or PROFINET digital communication links. Data can also be stored to a device plugged into the USB or the SD port.
The Canadian Gas Association (CGA) is very pleased that the federal budget's "Growing the Middle Class" strategy includes a number of initiatives that recognize the role that natural gas and the natural gas delivery industry can play in fostering economic growth, driving Canada's environmental performance, and helping the middle class.
2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has designed and launched a new Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA) software: FlawIQ. FlawIQ is a comprehensive tool that automates both BS7910 and API 579 procedures, making it faster and simpler to perform accurate fatigue assessments for offshore components.