Victaulic Showcases Benefits of Grooved Piping in the Power Industry at #PowerGen

Conference lineup includes exhibit booth & presentation by research manager Doug Dole

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Increasing plant efficiencies with grooved mechanical piping

Easton, Pa. (Vocus) December 13, 2010

Victaulic, the world's leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining systems, will highlight the advantages of grooved mechanical piping in power plants at POWER-GEN International this week in Orlando. Research manager Doug Dole will deliver a presentation on the use of grooved mechanical piping in the power generation industry, and the company will exhibit its line of pipe-joining products at booth #1734.

Dole’s presentation, “Increasing plant efficiencies with grooved mechanical piping,” will take place during the Mechanical Improvements session, part of the Plant Performance track, on Wednesday, December 15, from 1:30–3:30 PM in room W303 B. Dole will discuss the applications and benefits of grooved piping within power plants, as well as the history, fundamentals and reliability of the pipe-joining method.

At its booth, Victaulic will highlight its involvement in three projects nominated for Power Engineering Projects of the Year Awards, including the Canoe Creek hydroelectric project, owned by Barkley Project Group Ltd.; the W.H. Sammis air quality control project, owned by FirstEnergy Generation Corp.; and Luminant's Oak Grove coal-fired power plant.

Victaulic will also display an array of solutions for the power industry, including its fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) coupling, flue gas desulfurization (FGD) nozzle coupling, Style 152A expansion joint coupling, Victaulic Vortex Fire Suppression System, Installation-Ready couplings, and large-diameter Advanced Groove System (AGS) couplings.

POWER-GEN International is a leading conference covering the trends, technologies and issues facing the generation sector. More than 1,200 companies from all sectors of the industry exhibit, and more than 18,000 attendees come together for a look at the industry with emphasis on new solutions and innovations for the future.

To learn more about Victaulic products for the power generation industry, please visit booth #1734, view our power plant piping solutions on our website or contact us on Twitter @Victaulic.

About Victaulic
Founded in 1925, Victaulic is the world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining systems. Headquartered in Easton, Pa., Victaulic has manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide and employs more than 3,500 people. The company develops products for a full range of industrial, commercial and institutional piping system applications.

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