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Custom Lift Safely Elevates Coal Ash Conveyor in Tight Space

A Midwestern power plant faced a logistical challenge when it came time to replace its coal ash conveyor. The new conveyor was 110 feet long and weighed a hefty 138…


Hybrid Heat Sink Manufacturing by Cold Spray Process

Electronic devices, including those in telecommunications and high-power systems, generate heat during normal operation. That heat must be dissipated to avoid junction temperatures exceeding tolerable limits, which can lead to…


The POWER Interview: AI, Big Data, and Efficiency

The increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the power generation sector has a goal of making electricity production both more efficient, and secure. Developing ways…


The Glove That’s a Cut Above

Brass Knuckle® SmartCut™ BKCR2403 marries ANSI Level 2 cut resistance with fine motor dexterity and tactile sensitivity CLEVELAND—December 21, 2020—Demonstrating just how important appropriate hand protection is, the U.S. Bureau…


Fostering Successful Development, Deployment of Battery Energy Storage Systems

The use of batteries for electricity storage has been a reality for more than 200 years. Recent technological developments and incentives for non-fossil fuel energy systems have resulted in the…