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Enerpac Tool Group’s Jeff Schmaling and Barb Bolens join BizTimes Media associate editor Arthur Thomas to discuss lessons learned from helping the Menomonee Falls-based company navigate through the COIVD-19 pandemic over the past year.
Recent breakthroughs are finally allowing major commercial offshore wind farms to be built in the United States. In May, the federal government approved areas off the coast of California and Massachusetts to be developed for wind turbines, and many more projects are up for review.
As technology continues to improve rapidly for hydraulic pump systems – adding many more options and significantly increasing performance, quality, and safety – choosing and pairing the right torque wrench pump or tensioner pump for bolting applications in marine, offshore, and power generation makes a vital difference to jobsite safety and efficiency. A deeper understanding of hydraulic pumps and their many configurations can help a business become more efficient and carry out bolting work in any situation.
PHL Hydraulics UK has used Enerpac SCJ-50 Cube Jacks to successfully install a 40-ton processing vessel in a busy chemical plant. The cube jack’s small footprint, fast operation and accurate lifting and lowering allowed the vessel to be installed in half the planned project time.
USA-headquartered heavy lift and rigging equipment rental and sales company Engineered Rigging used Enerpac strand jacks to complete a 96.3 meter span of the Cline Avenue Bridge over the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal in East Chicago, USA. Deploying a customized cantilever segmental bridge lift platform with four strand jacks enabled Engineered Rigging to avoid the disruption of using a floating crane and complete the span without disrupting canal traffic.
There is a trend churning in the wind power industry; it involves upgrading wind turbines with newer, more powerful generation systems. Thanks to higher-capacity turbines and more efficient components, repowered turbines can produce up to 20% more energy annually. At a time when future tax credits for wind power are uncertain, choosing to repower fleets is an efficient way to increase wind energy productivity and help ensure maintenance costs don’t exceed profits.
Portable Mirage milling machine technology ensured accurate metal-to-metal sealing for vessel covers and heat exchangers during maintenance work by specialty mechanical services company, Hydratight, at an industrial complex in Germany during the plant’s annual shutdown.
Enerpac Tool Group has released our FY2020 Annual Report, which cover financial highlights, a letter to our shareholders from CEO Randy Baker and our 10-K.
Enerpac Plays Critical Role In The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Nucor’s Industry-changing Discovery for Solar Panel Piles
When Marc Maguire, assistant professor of construction programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, started testing the strength of piles made by Nucor and used in the support assemblies of solar panels, he didn’t expect such surprising results.
In the past, routine maintenance on the General Electric (GE) 7FA-class gas turbine coupling was time-consuming, costly, and presented unnecessary safety risks for service technicians and plant maintenance crews.
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