Individual lead packages have completed more than 54.000 operating hours, equivalent to more than six years of continuous operation.
More than 100 units have been sold into 18 countries on four continents: providing power for pipeline compressor stations in Alaska; generating power and heat to communities in Germany, working offshore in oil and gas pumping applications in West Africa and providing secure and efficient power and heat to ceramics industries in South East Asia are just some examples of their applications.
With terminal power rating of 12.9 megawatts (MW) for electrical generation, and a shaft output power of 13.4 MW for mechanical drive, the SGT-400 is a compact and reliable prime mover for a wide range of applications. The SGT-400 is the highest efficiency gas turbine core in its class with 36.2% efficiency at shaft output. Utilization of the exhaust heat in cogeneration applications has demonstrated total efficiency levels of 87 percent, minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumption.
Oliver Loenker | Siemens Power Generation
Aachen becomes a center of excellence for optics production
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Recyclable lightweight single Component Composite Material developed for Injection-Molded Components
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A new research project at the TH Mittelhessen focusses on the development of a novel light weight design concept for leisure boats and yachts. Professor Stephan Marzi from the THM Institute of Mechanics and Materials collaborates with Krake Catamarane, which is a shipyard located in Apolda, Thuringia.
The project is set up in an international cooperation with Professor Anders Biel from Karlstad University in Sweden and the Swedish company Lamera from...
Superconductivity has fascinated scientists for many years since it offers the potential to revolutionize current technologies. Materials only become superconductors - meaning that electrons can travel in them with no resistance - at very low temperatures. These days, this unique zero resistance superconductivity is commonly found in a number of technologies, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Future technologies, however, will harness the total synchrony of electronic behavior in superconductors - a property called the phase. There is currently a...
How do some neutron stars become the strongest magnets in the Universe? A German-British team of astrophysicists has found a possible answer to the question of how these so-called magnetars form. Researchers from Heidelberg, Garching, and Oxford used large computer simulations to demonstrate how the merger of two stars creates strong magnetic fields. If such stars explode in supernovae, magnetars could result.
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A hot, molten Earth would be around 5% larger than its solid counterpart. This is the result of a study led by researchers at the University of Bern. The difference between molten and solid rocky planets is important for the search of Earth-like worlds beyond our Solar System and the understanding of Earth itself.
Rocky exoplanets that are around Earth-size are comparatively small, which makes them incredibly difficult to detect and characterise using telescopes. What...
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids in Dresden, Princeton University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have spotted a famously elusive particle: The axion – first predicted 42 years ago as an elementary particle in extensions of the standard model of particle physics.
The team found signatures of axion particles composed of Weyl-type electrons (Weyl fermions) in the correlated Weyl semimetal (TaSe₄)₂I. At room temperature,...
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