Stationary Engine

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stationary engine

[′stā·shə‚ner·ē ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A permanently placed engine, as in a power house, factory, or mine.

Stationary Engine


an engine fixed permanently to a base that transmits energy to machinery also having a fixed location. It is mainly used to drive generators of electric power.

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Any self-respecting stationary engine enthusiast living in Wales will have heard of Powell engines, as Powell was one of only two manufacturers in Wales ever to produce an engine.
We are gratified by the adoption of our technology by the National Raisin Company and look forward to additional opportunities in the region, as well as other stationary engine applications for our diesel-to- natural gas technology across the country and the world," said Werner Funk, president and chief executive officer of Omnitek Engineering Corporation.
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Driven by a single electric motor or stationary engine, the new Ecoflex machines are delivered fully assembled and ready to operate.
He still suffers flashbacks of the moment the freight train smashed into his stationary engine almost five years ago.
LLNL researchers Daniel Flowers, Salvador Aceves, Francisco Espinosa-Loza, Nick Killingsworth, and Tim Ross teamed up with two University of California professors, Robert Dibble of Berkeley and Miroslav Krstic of San Diego, to demonstrate controlled HCCI combustion in a stationary engine for distributed generation.
Available for all stationary engine sizes, the custom-designed Permit filter/silencer is manufactured using 304 stainless steel.
Eaton has been developing engine air management components and systems for passenger vehicles and stationary engine manufacturers for decades.
I was on a train around Ashford in Kent on Wednesday when we passed a stationary engine named The Emile Zola.
Six dining car attendants escaped injury when the dining car of a Manchester to Bournemouth train jumped the rails, leapt six feet and crashed into a stationary engine in Manchester.
Stationary engine enthusiasts were present in force, with as many as six clubs from near and far afield setting up displays.
ON DISPLAY: Brian Bentley shows off his Petter-Light stationary engine to Nancy and Billy Bamforth, aged eight and nine, of Slaithwaite (PW170509Drally-04)

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