Industrial Gearboxes 101 | Types & Applications

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An industrial gearbox is a type of enclosed system responsible for transmitting mechanical energy to designated units. In the process, gearboxes control rotation speed and torque. Unlike standard gearboxes, industrial models feature a longer lifespan and improved safety mechanisms. When selecting gearboxes for an application, it’s important to understand the different types and their uses. […]

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Explosion Proof Motors • A Selection Guide

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Explosion proof motors are designed to reduce or eliminate the risks traditional motors present in the presence of combustible materials. Traditional motors feature parts that can spark or generate too much heat in environments with dust and other flammable materials. This poses a significant fire risk that explosion proof motors are designed to negate by […]

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Single-Phase vs. Three-Phase Motors: A Selection Guide

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Electric motors are electromechanical devices that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy to power connected equipment. They can be classified in many ways depending on their design and construction. Regarding the number of power source phases, they can be categorized as single-phase or three-phase. While there are some similarities between the two, there are also […]

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Submersible Pumps

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Like any other pump, submersible pumps are used to move fluid from one point to another; however, they are completely submerged in the fluid or medium they are required to pump. This type of pump features a hermetically sealed motor that is close-coupled to the pump body, which is contained in a water-tight enclosure to […]

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Centrifugal Pump vs. Positive Displacement Pump

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Centrifugal vs. Positive Displacement Pumps

Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps are powerful tools that can move fluid through complex industrial and municipal systems. But it’s essential to choose the right equipment for your facility’s needs. Here, we’ll discuss the differences between the two pump types, the fluids they can handle, and some of the most popular applications of each pump. […]

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Goulds® Pumps: Selection Guide

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  Xylem is a leading provider of water industry solutions. The company has many product brands—including Goulds Water Technology, which manufactures and distributes Goulds® pumps. Goulds pumps are designed for reliability and durability. However, they are available in many variations, each of which is suitable for different requirements and restrictions.

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Industrial Pump Selection Guide

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Industrial pumps are designed specifically for use in harsh or heavy-duty applications. They move a range of material types, including water and wastewater, chemicals, oil, petroleum, sludges and slurries, and food. This overview of pump varieties and applications will lend insight into which pumps are best suited for certain jobs.

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Variable Frequency Drive for Single-Phase and Three-Phase Motors

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Variable frequency drives (VFDs)—also referred to as AC drives, variable speed drives, inverters, and motor drives—regulate the voltage and frequency that a power supply delivers to a connected motor. These controller devices are suitable for use with single-phase and three-phase motors, adjusting their output speed to enhance process operations and energy efficiency.

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