Recent News

Fabric Filter flow balancing baffles - US Patent Granted

November 6, 2018

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) has been granted a patent for a fabric filter inlet damper designed to regulate the inlet flue gas flow of the dust-laden gas. 


The damper reduces maximum module inlet velocity, which reduces abrasion and re-entrainment.

PULSE JET FABRIC FILTER (PJFF) – AWARD

August 9, 2018

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) has been awarded the design/supply contract for a Pulse Jet Fabric Filter (PJFF) system for a new biomass-fired grate boiler in Spain.  The system will consist of a multi-compartment Jet VIP Pulse Jet Type Fabric Filter.  This project will be a collaboration with our Madrid office including engineering support for the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Dry Sorbent Injection (DSI) systems.  Project is slated for delivery in the 1st quarter of 2019.

POWER PLANT & EFFLUENT CONTROL MEGA SYMPOSIUM – ATTENDING

August 9, 2018

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) will be an attending this year’s MEGA Symposium from August 20 to 23 in Baltimore, MD.

 

If you plan on attending we hope to see you there.


US Trade and Development Agency (USDTA) Coal-Fired Power Emissions COntrol technologies Reverse trade mission – Host

May 16, 2018

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) and Longview Power hosted delegates from India, Vietnam and Indonesia for the US Trade and Development Agency (USDTA) Coal-Fired Power Emissions Control Technologies Reverse Trade Mission for a Plant Tour at Longview Power Plant in Maidsville, West Virginia.


The Longview Power facility is the most efficient coal-fired power plant in the U.S. and received Power Magazines 2016 Reinvention Award.


In 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. upgraded the Wet FGD with a second Dual Flow Tray (DFT) to increase SO2 removal efficiency. Coal sulfur levels increased ~46% from design values as the mine worked further into the seam. Additional adjustments to the existing DBA system, reagent preparation, and dewatering systems were implemented due to the higher sulfur fuel. 

Power-Gen Conference – Presentation

December 5, 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) employees will be presenting at this year’s Power-Gen International Conference in Las Vegas, NV.  Aydra Kalynchuk and Lance Meeker will be presenting “Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization System Operation for Natural Gas Firing Units” and "An Innovative Damper Design Concept to Reduce Erosion in Fabric Filters", respectively. Additional AFWIPC personnel will also be attending the show.

Hammermill Aspiration System – Award

November 22, 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc. (AFWIPC) has been awarded a design/supply contract for a hammermill aspiration system. The system will consist of a hammermill plenum and screw conveyor combined with our Wheelabrator Cartridge Collector. Scope also includes explosion panels, ductwork, fan and accessories. Project is slated for commissioning in the 2nd quarter of 2018.

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