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....

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 is a...
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...
Precision Components

Extending the Life of Precision Components in Demanding Applications: Part 2 of 2

As we saw in part 1 of this series, bearings, gears, rollers, and other precision components can experience excessive wear in applications with metal-to-metal...
IR Test

Benefits of Permanently Installed Automatic Insulation Resistance (IR) Testing: Part 1 of 3

Since over 80 percent of electrical maintenance testing involves evaluating insulation integrity, Insulation Resistance Testing (IR) is a very important test. This is because...
Thermolast

A Comfortable Way of Measuring

Circutor SA, based in Spain, has chosen to use a compound of the Thermolast® K family for the outer cover of its new MYeBOX®...

Precision Meets Connectivity

Big Data, Cloud, Internet of Things, and Smart Factory: This is just a selection of the buzzwords currently dominating the discussions in many industry...
Eddy current drive

Efficiency Deficiency

Eddy current drives, known alternately as magnetic drives or eddy current couplings, have been a trusted and reliable means of controlling pump speed dating...

New Bearing Designs Meet Demands for Extended Pump Operating Life

The pump industry, like many others in today’s economic landscape, is striving to extend equipment operating life while putting greater demands on that equipment....

Element Inspection Criteria for Couplings

Baldor-Dodge Raptor’s easy to assemble, patent-pending split rubber element significantly decreases total cost of ownership and extends driven equipment life. Designed for drop-in interchangeability,...