How Do You Power a Planet?

Most of the world’s energy is consumed by industry and buildings. But, according to the International Energy Agency, energy efficiency can deliver 38 percent...

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...

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...

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

Wherever there is rotating machinery—pumps included—rolling bearings perform vital functions. In general, they support shaft loads, reduce friction through rolling motion, and provide shaft...

Customers Demand Higher Power and Increased Safety

North American motor users require a variety of electric motors and have been seeking a solution that includes motors for safe area operation and...

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...

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...

The Need for Speed

At the most recent AHR Expo, Browning introduced an expanded range of sizes at for its self-tensioning Tenso-set motor base in a hands-on, informative,...

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....

Motor Decisions Matter – Don’t Be An Energy Dinosaur

Plant managers, who may be deterred by the initial cost of variable frequency drives (VFD), may find a new fact sheet released by Motor...