Highly Efficient Motor for Peristaltic Pumps

Forty percent of the world’s electricity generated today is used solely to power electric motors. In addition, over 40 percent of such electricity is...
electric motor test

Bringing the “Baker Test” Up to Date

One of the largest independent engineering service providers in South East England, Mid Kent Electrical Engineering Group, has performed electric motor rewinds and overhauls...

Getting the Most from Your Bearings: Part 1 of 2

Whether selecting new or maintaining existing process equipment, bearings are a critical component in the equipment’s reliability, efficiency, and life. The majority of rotating...
Kansas

Local Motor Shop Helps Kansas Water Authority Solve Bearing-Damage Problem

Dan Biby learned it all the hard way. An ordeal concerning several inverter-controlled pump motors with bearing damage made him a believer...
Water-Energy Efficiency

Addressing the Water-Energy Efficiency Nexus through Variable Frequency Drives

Today, critical processes in water, wastewater and irrigation activities jointly use more than 55 billion kilowatt-hours per year, according to estimates from...
solar-powered pumping system

Shedding Light on Submersibles

Recent changes in solar pumping technology have the potential to turn the market on its head. For years, solar-powered pumping systems have...
CLUTCHED HYBRID SYSTEM

Driven Toward Innovation

Ferdinand Porsche is best known today for the sports cars that bear his name, but, among other engineering breakthroughs, he also built...

Carbon Brush Redesign Solves Commutation Problem

Though DC motors may not be the latest state-of-the-art in technology, many railway and transit operators will trust in its reliability for many years...

How to Choose an Industrial Automation Controller

There are many important items to consider when choosing a controller for machine and process automation. Breaking down the equipment’s operational needs...

Integral Squeeze Film Damper Reduces Vibrations, Increases Production

The Dow Chemical Company operation in Deer Park, Texas, creates specialty chemicals for paint, detergent, floor care, adhesives and sealants, automotive coatings, acrylic plastics,...