DOE rules since 1992 have impacted the U.S. motor market.
Standards, better computational power and VFDs are creating more efficient and customized solutions.
This method of achieving variable speed pumping promotes energy efficiency and can pay for itself over a long period of service.
Siemens talks with Pumps & Systems about their motors & drives technology, efficiency, and energy conservation.
I hope that my last column (Pumps & Systems, September 2014) provided a clearer definition of power factor and how it can be calculated. Power factor can also be explained using a vector triangle, but...
Q. Are the pump motors special for VFD operation or can any motor be used with a VFD? A. Yes. Today there are special motors that are rated to be used with a VFD. They are commonly called...
The Benton/Washington Regional Public Water Authority saved on energy costs and gave dependable service to its customers after replacement.
Price, operating costs and reliability are key factors in any TCO calculation.
The pumping operation experienced an 80-percent reduction in energy use.
The best option for preventing bearing currents depends on the source of the problem.
Price, operating costs and reliability are key factors in any TCO calculation.
The construction, seals and protective monitoring contribute to the motor’s ability to operate in and under water.
Plant Upgrades Improve Efficiency at Midwest Refinery
Equipment and technology improvements can be sound investments.
Drives to Reduce Harmonics
Cost-effective solutions reduce harmonics and improve system reliability, efficiency. Energy efficiency requirements, regulatory compliance, increasing energy costs and improving system and...
LOVES PARK, Ill (May 7, 2012) – Danfoss Power Electronics, a global provider of VLT Drives and Panels, announced that the company has been named the Silver Winner for the 2011 Global Awards for...
The DelMonte vegetable processing facility in Crystal City, Texas, is a cannery for spinach, carrots and beets. Located 40 miles from the Mexican border, the plant has been in operation since World...
Pumps & Systems, November 2008Mechanical resonance occurs when an external source amplifies the vibration level of a mass or structure at its natural frequency. For a rotating mass like a motor or...
The global economic downturn has resulted in an unprecedented attempt by world governments to help stimulate their individual economies, with the hope that these combined efforts will have a...
Optimization Solutions
Improvements in performance and energy reduction can be achieved with smart drives and system optimization.Intelligent pumping is simply defined by ARC Advisory Group as the combination of a pump and...
Success Story of the Year 2011: Rockwell Automation & Insyght Systems
Rockwell Automation, Insyght Systems & the city of Hamilton grab the winThe 2011 Success Story of the Year competition has been a huge...success. Thanks so much to all the organizations that...