The Clean Power Plan and emphasis on efficiency are moving power utilities to optimize pumping systems.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), a Massachusetts public authority established to provide wholesale water and sewer services to 2.5 million people...
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.
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.
How Motors Have Changed the Pump Industry
Read more about The History of Pumps here.   Electric motors have had a huge impact on the pump industry.  While it is not certain how centrifugal pumps were powered in the early...