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HEPCO Offers New “Plug and Track” Tube Indicators for 2014

The heat exchanger plug engineers at HEPCO are proud to announce their newest product line, “Plug and Track” Tube Indicators. This color coded system of plugging provides technicians visual indication of patterns of tube failures within a condenser or heat exchanger. Plant Personnel and subtractors alike benefit from the improved efficiency of predicting future failures […]

2014 Plant Engineering HXPUG Meeting Kicks Off First Week of February

St. Petersburg Beach, Florida will host the 2014 Plant Engineering Heat Exchanger Performance User Group (HXPUG) meeting February 4-5, 2014. Nuclear industry professionals from across the country will join to present and discuss the pressing news and new technology in the heat exchanger industry, including maintenance and performance. The annual meeting will be supplemented by […]

Oil, gas boom bumps demand for electricity

Jul 26 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – Chris Day Stillwater NewsPress, Okla. Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas boom is fueling growth in another energy sector — electricity.Central Rural Electric Cooperative recently received a $9.7 million Rural Utility Service loan from the Department of Agriculture. CREC will use the money to upgrade lines, smart meters and […]

Thank you to everyone that visited us at the EPRI Condenser Technology Conference in Chicago, IL

Thank you to everyone that visited us at the EPRI Condenser Technology Conference in Chicago, IL this past week of Aug. 3rd and 4th. A lot of good information was shared with regards to improving condenser performance and tackling some of the various problems associated with cleaning and maintaining the condensers. For our part, we look forward […]

Why retubing with titanium condenser tube plugs is cost effective in the long run for Power Plants

While it’s a well known fact that titanium is a more expensive material than say stainless steel or copper-nickel alloys, when given the facts about corrosion resistance, titanium comes out ahead. The reason titanium is an overall better tubing option than some materials is due to it’s immunity to corrosion. It is impervious to corrosion […]

Hepco’s Condenser Tube Plugs Harness The Broad-Scale Benefits of Silicone

By using the newest technologies in silicone rubber, Hepco proves their dedication to providing their clients with high-performance, cost effective, condenser tube plugs. Silicone rubber is the material of choice over black rubber and metal for low pressure condenser and heat exchanger tube plugs. There are several reasons why Hepco recognizes silicon rubber as a […]