Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo 202023 Jun - 25 Jun 2020
See our range of heat exchangers suitable for cooling electrical equipment on stand 2055. Visit the website for the Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo 2020.
Essential Reading for Keeping Cool
In just a few years, electric and hybrid propulsion has gone from an industry in its infancy, to being adopted as a mainstream propulsion option by many sectors of the marine industry. Whilst this increasing level of acceptance is often driven by emissions legislation in many parts of the world, there are also numerous operational…Read More
Keep cool to extend life and maintain performance
Whilst electrical propulsion systems are generally more tolerant of temperature increases, compared to traditional combustion engines, there is an important area where higher temperatures can have a detrimental effect on the performance of the components within a drivetrain. Tests undertaken by leading manufacturers show that in order to maintain performance and extend the operating life…Read More
Bowman marine oil cooler saves a small fortune!
The original oil cooler on the Volvo Penta engine of David Berry’s Moody Eclipse 33 was manufactured from a brass tube stack in an aluminium housing. The metal had gradually corroded over its life until it leaked water, with potentially disastrous results. The OE replacement part was listed at around £700*, so Mr Berry decided…Read More
Bowman’s Hungarian Rhapsody
Situated on the shores of Lake Balaton, Siofok City is a major Hungarian tourism destination that has grown significantly in recent years. However, this success has brought certain problems. The expansion of tourism has put pressure on the city’s infrastructure, requiring significant investment in water treatment. Handling ‘renewable energy’ with care It was decided to…Read More
Bowman helps cut fuel costs at Australian vineyard
The 165 hectare Farm, 8a Benerembah in New South Wales, produces a wide range of grape varieties. Some of the vines are up to 800 m long which means the irrigation pumps require high operating pressures, making it difficult to control the fuel consumption of the system. To address this problem, Riverina Water Engineering developed…Read More
Turning food waste into valuable power!
Anaerobic digestion (AD) has revolutionised the way that food waste can be handled on a commercial scale. No longer is it lost to landfill, as specialist recycling companies now convert it to energy for homes and businesses. One such company is Biogen, who operate 7 recycling centres around the UK and its latest operation, located…Read More
Life in the fast lane
Sporting & Historic Car Engineers Ltd is one of the most successful historic motor sport specialists in the UK. Established nearly 30 years ago, they restore, service and prepare some of the most iconic and valuable sports racing cars in the world and have enjoyed consistently high levels of success in historic motorsport. Engine build…Read More
If you go down to the woods today – you’ll find a hot tub heating revolution!
One such organisation is Forest Holidays, a ‘leading brand’ in high quality, low density forest lodge holidays. Currently operating from 10 locations in England and Scotland, Forest Holidays have approaching 600 lodges and in keeping with customer expectations, most lodges have their own exclusive hot tub. The attraction of hot tubs Hot tubs have proved…Read More
Come on in, the waters lovely – now!
When Martin Durant decided to replace the oil fired heating system in his West Sussex home, he wanted a renewable energy source that would not only heat his home and hot water, but also heat his two swimming pools! Martin’s home has a 58 cu/m outdoor pool, plus a 44 cu/m indoor pool. Having researched…Read More
Where there’s muck there’s – energy!
A 50 kWe combined heat and power system, featuring a Bowman exhaust gas heat exchanger has enabled a Scottish farm to become energy self-sufficient, by converting organic waste into renewable energy! Located in the Scottish borders, east of Dumfries, Allerbeck Farm is a productive livestock farm extending to 430 acres with over 1400 head of…Read More
Energy Efficient Heating for Luxury Golf Resort
The KP Club is a prestige golf and leisure resort, set in 180 acres of the Yorkshire Wolds. The club recently opened 24 new luxury woodland lodges which offer its guests privacy, combined with the facilities of a boutique hotel. Each of the lodges has its own hot tub, supplied by Urban Cedar, who specialise…Read More
Driving down the cost of grain drying
In what is believed to be a world first, a Bowman exhaust gas heat exchanger has helped a new ‘closed loop’ heat recovery system dramatically reduce the amount of energy used and emissions produced, during the grain drying process at a farm in Finland. Drying is an essential part of the grain production process in…Read More