Knowing revolutions per minute is critical to adjusting power to match system requirements.
November 2019
Choice should be based on load, thrust, lubrication and other specific application needs.
September 2019
Most pumps are driven by AC induction motors.
April 2019
Avoid operational problems during installation and startup
March 2019
How fluid drive, eddy current drive and wound rotor motors work to achieve true variable speed control.
February 2019
Modern VFDs can improve cost saving and extend equipment life.
May 2018
The adjustable flow method changes the flow curve and drastically reduces power requirements.
January 2018
Learn how these drives are different from other variable speed equipment.
December 2017
Several kinds of equipment can help, depending on the system.
November 2017
These companies work to balance effective manufacturing and customer needs.
October 2017
Using motor technology that is 70 percent smaller can decrease costs for peristaltic pump operation.
September 2017
Connectivity brings end users new insights.
August 2017
Even straight from the manufacturer, motors benefit from testing and monitoring.
July 2017
Corrosion in wastewater pumping systems poses a toxic threat.
May 2017
Understanding the cause of the potentially damaging pressure surges is the key to finding the right solution.
April 2017
These advanced components connect with a networked automation system and provide more control and safety for protecting pump systems.
March 2017
The increasing use of variable speed drives has made resonance problems more prevalent.
February 2017
Bundling technologies leads to enhanced system efficiency for a Connecticut water supply.
January 2017
Variable speed pumps in a recreation complex save a college thousands of dollars per year in energy costs.
December 2016
DOE rules since 1992 have impacted the U.S. motor market.
November 2016
End users must consider many variables to choose the better solution.
October 2016
This method of achieving variable speed pumping promotes energy efficiency and can pay for itself over a long period of service.
September 2016
Evaluating system requirements and all available options can improve reliability, efficiency and cost.
August 2016
Achieving unity power factor through the use of synchronous condensers can be a win-win situation for power utilities and consumers.
July 2016
Today’s innovations in drive technology and design offer powerful benefits even beyond energy savings.
May 2016
Corrections can be a sustainable, cost-saving measure and should be considered by companies with a large installation of these types of motors.
April 2016
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.
March 2016
Achieve pump and motor longevity by providing proper storage, avoiding pre-service damage, and conducting sound handling and maintenance procedures.
February 2016
Minimize the damage caused by common mode noise.
January 2016
There are numerous factors to consider to ensure the best performance with this technology.
December 2015
Following the correct procedures for pump and motor alignment is necessary for reliable operation.
November 2015
Small teams can double the amount of calibrations they carry out with multifunction, documenting equipment.
October 2015
September 2015
Users should consider system changes to comply with the new EISA standard.
August 2015
To ensure the best system setup, end users must first consider operating conditions, then conduct thorough cost-benefit calculations.
July 2015
The photovoltaic and tracking systems reduce energy expenses over diesel pumps.
July/August 2015
Process control software reduces costs while increasing process accuracy and protection.
June 2015
Protecting these two components can lead to longer equipment life.
May 2015
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.
April 2015
The Integral Horsepower Motor Rule will take effect June 1, 2016.
March 2015
Motor systems that are designed as entire packages are more reliable and affordable.
February 2015
Additional equipment and built-in technology move these drives into new applications.
January 2015
Reduced downtime is an added benefit of sustainable procedures.
December 2014
Looking at the big picture, asking the right questions and incorporating teamwork can determine the cause of failures.
November 2014
Discharges flowing through the bearings put motors at risk.
September 2014
Manufacturers and operators produce, purchase and use better motors with regulated testing.
July 2014
Learn how to avoid misinterpretations.
June 2013