Ferryboat Travels into the Future with Danfoss VLT Drives

Carrying people and goods across rivers by ferryboat is a two-century old form of transportation that existed long before modern bridges. But for Clackamas...
Pump efficiency

System Optimization vs. Component Optimization

Does it really make sense to increase the efficiency of your pump and motor without addressing the downstream components? What is the...

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...

Turning Away from Tradition

Companies around the world have come to rely on screw conveyor drive systems for reliable drive solutions to meet the demands of transporting bulk...

Drive-based Functional Safety: Part 2 of 3

Under the directives, national and regional laws, end users, machine builders, and system integrators are generally responsible for safety of machines and...

Smooth Sailing for FPSO Unit in Australia

By Claudia Proeger, Sulzer Not many service providers can deliver complex service solutions to all types of rotating equipment...
Nidec ASI

Shore-to-Ship Power System Meets Environmental Sustainability Standards

Set to supply power to the docks of Genoa port, Nidec ASI is undertaking a major project worth 8 million euros, whose technical innovations...

Motor Search Made Easy

Many search tools in the electric motor industry only allow you to choose search parameters from a drop-down menu. The problem with this method...
PCB

Taking the Pulse of Combustion

In the last thirty years, gas turbine manufacturers and users have faced significant regulatory pressure to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The Canadian government...
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...