DOE rules since 1992 have impacted the U.S. motor market.
End users must consider many variables to choose the better solution.
This method of achieving variable speed pumping promotes energy efficiency and can pay for itself over a long period of service.
Evaluating system requirements and all available options can improve reliability, efficiency and cost.
Achieving unity power factor through the use of synchronous condensers can be a win-win situation for power utilities and consumers.
Today’s innovations in drive technology and design offer powerful benefits even beyond energy savings.
Corrections can be a sustainable, cost-saving measure and should be considered by companies with a large installation of these types of motors.
A Mississippi River levee, an Indiana water plant and an Ohio municipality take advantage of ease of installation and significant energy savings—as much as $2 million up front.
Achieve pump and motor longevity by providing proper storage, avoiding pre-service damage, and conducting sound handling and maintenance procedures.
Minimize the damage caused by common mode noise.
There are numerous factors to consider to ensure the best performance with this technology.
Following the correct procedures for pump and motor alignment is necessary for reliable operation.
Small teams can double the amount of calibrations they carry out with multifunction, documenting equipment.
At the end of May 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the Final Rule that amends the regulation for integral horsepower motors. Until the rule takes effect June 1, 2016, motor...
Users should consider system changes to comply with the new EISA standard.
To ensure the best system setup, end users must first consider operating conditions, then conduct thorough cost-benefit calculations.
The photovoltaic and tracking systems reduce energy expenses over diesel pumps.
Process control software reduces costs while increasing process accuracy and protection.
Protecting these two components can lead to longer equipment life.
Bladder pressure tanks and irrigation systems are prime examples of how lead-lag systems, complete with motor controls, can meet high demand and reduce equipment wear.
The Integral Horsepower Motor Rule will take effect June 1, 2016.
Motor systems that are designed as entire packages are more reliable and affordable.
Additional equipment and built-in technology move these drives into new applications.
Reduced downtime is an added benefit of sustainable procedures.
Looking at the big picture, asking the right questions and incorporating teamwork can determine the cause of failures.
Discharges flowing through the bearings put motors at risk.
Manufacturers and operators produce, purchase and use better motors with regulated testing.
Motor Nameplate Letter Code Designations
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Vertical Motors Help Solve Pumping Problems
The benefits of these motors provide the flexibility needed for challenging pump applications. In the early 1920s, California’s agricultural industry was booming. As the demand for the Golden...