Recent News

Case Study
October 18, 2017

Case Study: Cutsforth Solutions for 250 MW Westinghouse

THE PROBLEM: A large power company in the mid west noticed ongoing arcing and sparking on this particular unit.

Read Article
Case Study
October 18, 2017

Case Study: DIY Grinding Corrected by Cutsforth’s Truing

THE PROBLEM: A large, privately owned power company in the U.S. has a 180 MW Westinghouse generator with aftermarket brush holders installed.

Read Article
Combined Cycle Journal
October 7, 2015

Shaft grounding, remote monitoring of data collected

Important to attend user group vendor fairs for two important reasons: It’s where the food and adult beverages are, and where you’ll almost always see something of value that you were not aware of.

Read Article
Combined Cycle Journal
March 17, 2014

BEST PRACTICE: Regular inspection critical to avoiding collector-ring fires

Collector-ring fires on generator exciters should not occur, but they do, and more often than most generating plant personnel would believe.

Read Article
Combined Cycle Journal
February 17, 2014

Attention to detail critical for preventing collector-ring fires

Collector ring fires are not a new phenomenon. They’ve been occurring for decades, and the reasons for ring fires, and how to avoid them, have been discussed extensively at user-group meetings and in technical papers and articles.

Read Article
September 12, 2013

Cutsforth Puts the Wheels on Innovation

Cutsforth has always held to a tradition of doing things better than they have been done before, offering innovative products and out-of-the-box thinking. When the University of Minnesota solar car team needed help manufacturing custom wheels for their entry into the 2013 World Solar Challenge, Cutsforth's manufacturing team stepped up to assist them.

Read Article