Line Conditioning

The Horlick Company Announces Motor-Generator Set Shipments Made in the Second Half of 2020

These selected MG sets are to be used for frequency conversion and line conditioning applications.

Randolph, MA, January 1st, 2021 – The Horlick Company, a manufacturer of motor-generator sets for both frequency conversion and load-isolation, is announcing information regarding a portion of the shipments it made in the second half of 2020.  The MG sets were shipped within the United States and internationally.  They are intended for a variety of applications to include fixed frequency conversion from 60-50 Hz, 50-60 Hz and 60-400 Hz.  Units were also shipped that are to be used in variable frequency and line conditioning applications.

A portion of the motor-generators will be used in equipment manufacturing industries such as cryogenics and aerospace, while others will be used to support maritime dry dock operations.  Additionally, Horlick shipped MG sets that will be used to support research efforts and work for the Department of Defense.

Some of the highlights of our shipments are as follows:

  • In July of 2020, Horlick shipped a Model 50SC-403M motor-generator set to Janis Research in Westwood, MA. This is the second Horlick 60-50 Hz MG Set that Janis has purchased in the last 2 years.  The motor-generator set provided has a stator reconnection switch option that allows Janis to test 50 Hz equipment at 240V, 1-phase, 208V, 3-phase, 50 Hz or 415V, 3-phase.

    Janis Research is a world leading provider of cryogenic and material characterization solutions for low-temperature research.

  • Horlick supplied a Model 400SC-503 motor-generator set to Bascom Hunter in Baton Rouge, LA. Our 62.5 KVA MG Set will convert frequency from 60 Hz to 400 Hz.  It was placed in a custom designed, NEMA 3R, outdoor enclosure.

    Bascom Hunter will utilize the 400 Hz provided by our generator to support their Aerospace and Defense Industry work.  BH provides products and technical expertise to the Defense Department, along with a range of other industrial customers.

  • Horlick collaborated with an engineering team at Raytheon Technologies to fabricate a Model 60FC-73 motor-generator for their facility in Largo, FL.

    The motor-generator shipped in August 2020. It was mounted in a sound reducing enclosure and it included casters to make it portable.

    The 60FC-73 MG Set is a line conditioner that runs from a 480V, 3-phase 60 Hz input and provides an output of 120/208V, 3-phase, 60 Hz.  This MG Set consisted of a number of custom options to meet Raytheon’s specific requirements.

  • K. Fox & Associates is a leading MEP engineering firm serving public and private clients around the world. In August 2020, Horlick shipped a Model BVL-803M motor-generator set to their home office in Chantilly, VA.

    The 100 KVA MG Set that we shipped will run from a 480V, 3-phase, 60 Hz source and it will provide an output that can be varied from 45-65 Hz.   The motor-generator set was placed in a custom designed, NEMA 3R, weather-resistant enclosure.  E.K. Fox intends to place the MG Set on a mobile trailer that will support their client’s custom application.

  • In October 2020 Horlick completed a project with Bay Maritime located in Panama City, FL. Bay Maritime Consulting provides marine construction consulting services that vessel owners and shipyards use to launch their projects and keep them under budget.

    This project with Bay Maritime consisted of the fabrication of (2) Horlick Model 60SC-1603 motor-generator sets.  These MG Sets will be used to convert 50 Hz to 60 Hz and generate 200 KVA of power.  They were mounted in custom-weather resistant enclosures and they were shipped to a shipyard in Nigeria where they will power 60 Hz ships that are brought into port.

About Horlick

The Horlick Company is a worldwide leading supplier of motor-generator sets to be used for both frequency conversion and load-isolation.  Horlick motor-generator sets deliver a clean source of electrical power that is utilized in the defense, manufacturing, and technology industries.

The Horlick Company also designs and manufactures industrial control panels for motor and process control applications.  Specialties include the fabrication of PLC-based systems complete with Operator Interface Terminals (OITs).

For more information on Horlick’s motor-generator sets, control panels and engineering expertise please visit https://horlick.com

The Horlick Company Announces Information on Shipments of Motor-Generator Sets in the Second Quarter of 2018

The Motor-Generators will be used for frequency conversion including 60-50 Hz, 60-400 Hz, and for 60-60 Hz line conditioning

Randolph, MA, September 6, 2018 – The Horlick Company, a manufacturer of motor-generator sets for both frequency conversion and load-isolation is announcing information regarding shipments it has made in the second quarter.  The MG sets were shipped throughout the U.S. and they are intended to be used for a variety of applications to include 60-50 Hz and 60-400 Hz frequency conversion, along with 60-60 Hz line conditioning.

The motor-generators will be used in manufacturing industries such as baking and glass manufacturing, while one of the shipments will be used to provide a clean source of power in a military application.  A majority of the motor-generator sets shipped this quarter will be used to power 50 Hz equipment brought over from Europe to run on 60 Hz power here in the U.S.

The Horlick Company manufactures motor-generator sets to be used for both frequency conversion and load-isolation.  Given either a 50 or 60 Hz input, Horlick motor-generator sets can be designed to deliver an output frequency of 50, 60, or 400 Hz.

The details of a few of our shipments are as follows:

  • The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) in China Lake, CA took delivery on four Model 60FC-303 motor-generator sets. Horlick 60FC model MG sets are used as line conditioners to provide a clean source of 60 Hz power.  The 37.5 KVA machines were placed in NEMA 3R, weather-resistant enclosures.
  • A Model 50SC-603 motor-generator set was shipped to Specialty Bakery in Tulsa, OK. Specialty Bakery specializes in the production of high quality buns, rolls and breads.  The 60-50 Hz motor-generator set will be used to power a 50 Hz production line brought over from Slovakia.
  • General Glass in Secaucus, NJ purchased a Model 50SC-603 motor-generator set. Their motor-generator will also be used to power 50 Hz production equipment brought in from Europe.  GGI was originally unsure of their power requirements and if in fact the motor-generator set was the optimal solution.  As a result, they rented a system to prove out the application prior to ultimately making the decision to implement the Horlick motor-generator set as their long-term solution.
  • A Model 400SC-251, 60-400 Hz, motor-generator was shipped to Peak Demand in Wilson, NC. Peak Demand supplies transmission, distribution, substation and OEM products to the utility industry.  In this application, the MG set will be used to provide a source of 480V, 1-phase, 400 Hz to test instrument transformers.  The custom motor-generator set was placed in a sound-reducing enclosure.
  • William R. Nash, Inc., a mechanical contractor in Miami, FL., purchased a Model 50SC-253 motor-generator set at the request of Billund Aquaculture Service from Denmark. Billund is working on a large aquaculture project in South Florida and they specified the 31.3 KVA motor-generator to power 50 Hz equipment they were bringing into the U.S.  The MG set was placed in a weather-resistant enclosure so that it could be located outdoors.

About Horlick

The Horlick Company is a worldwide leading supplier of motor-generator sets to be used for both frequency conversion and load-isolation.  Horlick motor-generator sets deliver a clean source of electrical power that is utilized in the defense, manufacturing and technology industries.

The Horlick Company also designs and manufactures industrial control panels and motor control centers for motor and process control applications.  Specialties include the fabrication of both relay-based and PLC-based systems.

For more information on Horlick’s Motor-generator sets, control panels and engineering expertise please visit https://horlick.com

Source: The Horlick Company

The Horlick Company Announces the Shipping of a Line Conditioning Motor-Generator Set to Atwood Oceanic

Randolph, MA 12/10/2012 – The Horlick Company, a leader in the manufacture of motor-generator sets for both frequency conversion and load-isolation, announces the successful completion and shipment of a Model 60FC-2003 motor-generator set to Atwood Oceanics.

The 60FC motor-generator set will be installed on the Atwood Falcon, a semi-submersible oil drilling platform, currently located off the coast of Australia. The Atwood Falcon is a Maltese Cross class drilling platform, with a maximum drilling depth of 25,000 feet.

The Horlick motor-generator set will be installed between the power source for the rig and its sensitive electronics, which are currently experiencing interference from the oil rig power supply. The motor-generator will condition the 60 Hz power, making it clean for the sensitive electronics. The system will be mounted outdoors on the rig platform and as such the motor-generator set will be mounted in Horlick’s custom, weather-resistant, outdoor enclosure.

“Horlick line conditioners are designed to minimize equipment damage, shutdown and data loss in areas where incoming power line fluctuations are a problem.” said Shawn Hennessey Horlick’s Vice-President of Engineering. “Horlick has extensive experience designing and building motor-generator sets for extreme environments such as is found on the deck of off shore drilling platforms”.

Horlick supplies two types of motor generators sets for line conditioning; the FC and the RC lines. The FC Model is mechanically coupled and provided for power capacities up to 375 KVA, whereas the RC Model is shaft driven and designed for applications up to 2000 KVA where a precise output frequency is required.

The FC series 60-60 Hz line isolation motor-generators are rated for continuous duty and they provide a 60 Hz power source free of switching transients, voltage fluctuations and power line noise. 60FC Model motor-generator line conditioners isolate and protect computers, instrumentation and other sensitive electronic equipment from electrical faults that may cause erratic performance or failure. They are ideal in applications such as the one described here, that require load isolation, but do not necessarily require precisely 60 Hz power. The output frequency for the FC series is 60 Hz at no-load and it slips linearly as it is loaded approximately to 59.2 Hz at full-load.

About Horlick

The Horlick Company is the worldwide leading supplier of motor-generator sets to be used for both frequency conversion and load-isolation. Horlick motor-generator sets deliver a clean source of electrical power that is utilized in the defense, manufacturing and technology industries.

The Horlick Company also designs and manufactures industrial control panels and motor control centers for motor and process control applications. Specialties include the fabrication of both relay-based and PLC-based systems.

For more information on Horlick’s motor-generator sets, control panels and engineering expertise please visit https://horlick.com.

Source: The Horlick Company, sales@horlick.com

Horlick Company, Inc.
Call 781-963-0090 or
email shennessey@horlick.com

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