Dynamatic

Extending the Life of Eddy Current Variable Speed Drive Systems

Figure 1: Original Dynamatic® Assembling Drawings Eddy current drive technology can be a reliable proven alternative to traditional VFDs. An eddy current drive controls speed...

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...

Continuous “Hands Off” Insulation Resistance Testing of Critical Motors

For decades, plant personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor failures that lead to costly unplanned shutdowns,...
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...

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...
Breaking the Chain

Smart Pumps Unleashed

The appeal of smart pump technology is easy to see. Instead of one, persistent pumping action and the resulting energy costs, smart...

Simplifying Connectivity in Rotating Equipment Condition Monitoring

By Chinmay Shete, Machfu Rotating equipment, used widely in industrial processes, is relied upon to move fluids and gases...
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...

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...