API685 has become the sealing standard in refinery technology and is being used more frequently in the chemical sector as well. The many innovations of the fourth edition of the American regulations (published in May 2014) have made it necessary to further develop the mechanical seals and their supply systems.
Siemens is developing the world’s first air-insulated generator switchgear with vacuum circuit-breaker technology equipped with short-circuit breaking capacity of up to 100 kiloamperes (kA) at 24 kilovolts (kV).
In order to continuously improve the transparency of power distribution grids, it is important to have precise knowledge about the relevant conditions in the local grid. This is achieved by utilising every available source connected to the system.