Bal Seal releases expanded guide of custom-engineered seals, springs & electrical contacts

Bal Seal Engineering, has published an expanded guide describing the form and function of its custom-engineered seals, springs, and electrical contacts, as well as the benefits of its engineering process. The 12-page guide, titled Sealing, Connecting, Conducting and EMI/RFI Shielding Solutions, uses photo-realistic application images and descriptive insets to give readers a detailed look at

LM Wind Power begins production at new blade manufacturing plant

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business and leading designer and manufacturer of wind-turbine blades, announced that it has begun production at a new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The facility, which is located in Bergama Organized Industrial Zone (BOSBI), is expected to manufacture and distribute an annual capacity of 500 MW with the capability

LeMond partners with Deakin University to increase production of low-cost carbon fiber

LeMond Composites has entered into a global, exclusive 20-year licensing agreement with Deakin University in Australia to commercialize their patent-pending manufacturing process to increase production of high-performance, low-cost carbon fiber. The licensed process will enable LeMond Composites to commercialize carbon-fiber production faster than anyone else currently in the marketplace. This means LeMond will deliver more of its low-cost carbon

Energy Dept announces $3 million for high performance computing to advance clean energy manufacturing

The Energy Department plans to select 8 to 10 projects for this fourth round of funding and seeks meritorious industry partners to participate in short-term, collaborative projects. Clean energy manufacturing

Looking for flaws (dross) in turbine hub castings, and more

Foundries for castings make sure they liberally remove all the dross and release only dross-free products for use.

Siemens uses 3D-printing to produce an impeller for a power plant

Following the addition of 3D-printing as part of its digital services portfolio, Siemens has achieved an industry breakthrough with the first successful commercial installation and continuing safe operation of a 3D-printed part in a nuclear power plant.

Metyx Composites to showcase new high performance RTM fabric & carbon woven technical textiles at JEC World 2017, Paris

Metyx’s new range of ‘webbed’ carbon fiber woven composites.

IBISWorld Industry Market Research: U.S. wind turbine manufacturing could earn $10.5 billion in 2016

The federal renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) subsidizes energy producers based on the amount of renewable energy they generate.

A better way to check weld quality

Traditional weld quality inspection methods struggle with lighting issues, speed, and the harsh environments.

TPI Composites extends supply agreement with Nordex in Turkey

TPI Composites, Inc., the largest U.S.-based independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, announced that it has extended and expanded its long-term agreement with Nordex to continue to supply wind blades from its existing Izmir, Turkey manufacturing facility through 2020. Annual volume is also being increased as a result of TPI’s improvements in cycle time and