Encompassing an Optimized Match Between Bearings and Applications: Part 1 of 2

In last month’s introduction to this article, we discussed how the evolution of ISO standards has gradually refined life calculation methods to help close...
IR

Benefits of Permanently Installed Automatic Insulation Resistance (IR) Testing: Part 3 of 3

Throughout this series, we have noted the critical need for accurate electrical condition (IR) of the insulation in your equipment and the issues that...

Going Against the Current: Part 2 of 2

As we saw in part 1 of this article last month, today’s electronically-controlled dosing pumps are often overloaded with electronic application options that are...
ethanol plant

Proactive Motor Testing Protects Ethanol Plant

Ethanol has been a clean-burning fuel used in the United States since the 1850s. Ford’s Model T automobile was designed to run on ethanol,...
digital

Technologies that Enable Effective Energy Transition

Headwinds over the past several years have taught oil and gas companies to maintain strict cost disciplines and be more efficient than ever. Organizations...
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 the U.S....

Important Considerations for Replacing and Sizing AC Motors

Every business is trying to conserve energy in the face of high utility costs, so getting the best return on investment (ROI) is critical...
Blast cleaning

Reduced Repair Time with New Blast Cleaning Capacity

The new facilities include efficient cleaning and recycling of the abrasive media. One of the first steps in many repair and overhaul projects is to...

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 through production operations and throughout the...

Drive-based Functional Safety

Functional safety can be easily achieved with safety devices that are, themselves, already certified to the most relevant functional safety standards. ABB drives include...