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Pumps & Systems, August  2008In part one of this two-part column, we will define water hammer and explore the events that cause it. We will also try to gain perspective on the additional...
Riding the green wave to stay competitive.Being "green" and environmentally friendly are more than buzzwords these days. Now that alternative energy has caught the attention of Silicon Valley,...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Most energy engineers realize the high cost of energy that extra horsepower air compressors waste while trying to maintain pre-set air pressures. They also realize...
Pumps & Systems, June 2007When a motor fails, users can (1) rewind, possibly for high efficiency; (2) replace the failed motor with a new motor; or (3) invest in a premium efficiency product. Here...
Theory, Applications and Sizing of Air Valves
Editor's Note: Due to the high number of responses from our readers for more information regarding valve applications in "Surge Control in Pumping Stations" (Pumps & Systems, March 2007), this...
Pumps & Systems, January 2008Last month we looked at possible ways to optimize pumping systems. This month we'll look at some energy efficiency organizations and utilities that have taken on the...
Editor's Note: This is the third part of a series based on Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability, written by pump systems experts. This new...
Pumps & Systems, June 2008Editor's note: This first in a series is based on the opening chapter of Optimizing Pumping Systems, A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and...
Pumps & Systems, October 2008Editor's Note: This is the fifth part of a series based on Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability, written...
Pumps & Systems, September 2008Editor's Note: This is the fourth part of a series based on Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability,...
Pumps & Systems, July 2008Pump and System InteractionEditor's Note: This is the second part of a series based on Optimizing Pumping Systems: A Guide to Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and...
Pumps & Systems, April 2008 Production, distribution and refining applications in the oil and gas industry rely heavily on motor-driven pumps and pumping systems. Keeping electric motors driving...
Pumps & Systems, May 2008 Under an Energy Conservation Performance Program, Miami-Dade County commissioned a study to evaluate potential capital improvement projects fully funded from the...
When we start the pump selection process for a particular application, one of our major concerns is efficiency. If several different models of similar quality meet our conditions, we will usually...
The company is first in the electronics sector in Brazil to receive a recommendation for certification of energy efficiency standard. (Jan. 27, 2012) - WEG has just received recommendation for...
(Jan. 27, 2012) - WEG received recommendation for ISO 50.001:2011 certification (Energy Management System - Requirements with orientation for use), an international voluntary standard developed by the...