Corrections can be a sustainable, cost-saving measure and should be considered by companies with a large installation of these types of motors.
The Clean Power Plan and emphasis on efficiency are moving power utilities to optimize pumping systems.
Following the correct procedures for pump and motor alignment is necessary for reliable operation.
Modern tools allow plants to predict and prevent costly failures.
Users should consider system changes to comply with the new EISA standard.
Process control software reduces costs while increasing process accuracy and protection.
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.