Will 2023 be all about lead times?

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The last couple of years have been a mixed bag for our industry. Sure, business has been very good for most, but inflation and supply-chain issues have made it a real challenge for project managers looking to meet contractual terms for cost and delivery schedules. The year ahead does not seem to be shaping up … Read more

Sourcing Wall or Roof Thimbles for Engine Exhaust Piping Applications

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Exhaust pipe thimbles are used where engine exhaust pipes penetrate through walls or roofs. The thimble provides an air gap between the hot exhaust pipe and the building structure. When exhaust pipes penetrate through combustible walls or roofs, thimbles are required by NFPA 37. Thimbles can be furnished with thermal insulation, designed to accommodate roof … Read more

How to Specify: La Marche A46F Battery Charger

A46F with LCD Display

The La Marche A46F battery charger is designed for maintaining and recharging starting batteries on emergency generators. The controlled magnetic amplifier technology provides the highest reliability that is necessary for the continued operation of the emergency standby equipment and eliminates most starting problems by maintaining batteries at a proper charge. Here are our recommended steps … Read more

Product Spotlight: Schmidt® Plate Heat Exchangers

API Plate Heat Exchanger

API Heat Transfer’s Schmidt® plate heat exchangers are used in district cooling, process industries, and other industrial applications for efficient heat transfer between two fluids. Plate heat exchangers use thin corrugated plates stacked between a fixed plate and a movable pressure plate. As the fluids flow across the surface area of the plates, plate heat exchangers can … Read more

Product Update: La Marche A46F Battery Charger

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La Marche recently consolidated its A46 Battery Charger product line, which previously consisted of the A46 (non-filtered output) and A46F (filtered output) models, into a single model, the A46F Battery Charger. Effective with new orders, La Marche will offer the A46F Battery Charger for new installations, as well as for the service/replacement of existing A46 … Read more

Sourcing Nickel-Cadmium Batteries for Generators

Whereas lead-acid batteries are often replaced within 2 years, Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries can provide reliable performance for 10+ years. With a longer and more predictable life expectancy, Ni-Cd batteries are a great initial investment for critical emergency power systems. Hurtado.cc is pleased to offer engine-starting battery systems consisting of La Marche battery chargers and Hoppecke … Read more