Case Studies

Hamilton Kent’s custom manufacturing facilities produce a diverse selection of molded and fabricated rubber products, and our technical department is readily available to provide engineering and design assistance when your special need arises.

Please review our listing of case studies that describe recent projects that incorporate Hamilton Kent products. Some of these projects required extensive involvement from HK representatives for product development, technical assistance, and/or performance testing. Other projects required HK only to supply high-quality performance products from our standard inventory. Whether you require off-the-shelf items or custom products and engineering assistance, we’re ready to help make your project a success!

Rebuilding a Failing Pipeline

The Gösgen Nuclear Power Station in Switzerland provides 13% of the country’s total electricity consumption, generating 8 million kilowatt hours annually. The Gösgen facility has an unrestricted approval to operate as long as safety is guaranteed. When a pipeline servicing the cooling tower needed replacing to keep the power station running safely, the operators turned to STRAUB to provide the solution and manage the project.

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Compact Coupling for a Confined Space

Environmentally friendly, sustainable and renewable, hydropower ranks as one of the most likely sources of electricity in our future. The Klösterle Power Station in Eastern Austria uses a 1,063-foot (324 m) elevation difference between the two communities of Stuben and Danöfen to move water to a power plant that produces more than 60 gigawatt hours of power annually for the region. The water moves downhill through a cast iron pipeline that passes through a narrow tunnel.

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A Central Wastewater Solution for Singapore

One of the cleanest cities in Asia, Singapore’s sewerage infrastructure dates back to the 19th century, when the first structures were put in place for emptying chamber pots every morning. The first wastewater works started in 1910, with additional sewerage installations added over the years.

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