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Variable Speed Drive Helps Severn Trent Water Cut Sewage Leak Risk

Mar 24, 2017 | by ABB Drives & Motors

A pump control system based on an ABB variable speed drive is helping Severn Trent Water protect local homes from the risk of sewage overflow ...

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Latest Roller Chain & Heavy Duty Chain Generation Offers Higher Performance & Endurance

Mar 22, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Chain manufacturer Tsubaki has launched the G8 Series (eighth-generation) of its RS Roller Chain and its Heavy Duty Drive Chain. ...

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Industry Leaders Sign UK Service Agreement For Large Motors And Generators

Mar 11, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Framework agreement gives ABB customers access to Sulzer’s extensive expertise in the repair and maintenance of large rotating machines ABB has selected Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (UK) ...

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Ride-on Suitcase Manufacturer Reduces Energy Costs With VSD Retrofit

Mar 08, 2017 | by ABB Drives & Motors

A manufacturer of plastic moulded products – including the Trunki brand of ride-on suitcases - has cut energy costs by retrofitting an ABB drive to a moulding machine ...

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Steel Mill Bearing Failure Calls For Urgent Gearbox Repair

Mar 02, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Keeping lost production time to a minimum requires a combination of in-house engineering skills and a partnership with a well-resourced, specialist repair provider. This became evident for one steel ...

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Precision Servomotor Braking System For Tight Spaces

Mar 02, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Servomotors provide power and precision to a wide range of industrial applications such as automation and materials handling; being incorporated into process machinery requires the motors and their ...

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OEM Electric Motor Selection: Key Considerations

Mar 02, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

With numerous characteristics to consider, each impacting on the performance of a motor in its application, the motor selection process can seem daunting. Lammers Exico’s Managing Director Jerry ...

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Largest Ever Guide Features Iot-enabled Drives, Motors & Controls

Feb 27, 2017 | by ABB Drives & Motors
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IoT-enabled drives, motors and controls together with application-specific packages feature in ABB’s new 120-page guide. Smart sensors, apps and services that enable users of motors, variable ...

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Are your Variable Speed Drives running at MAXIMUM efficiency?

Feb 24, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

While variable speed drives (VSDs) provide an important energy saving technology, Mitsubishi Electric’s Matt Handley questions how many of the installed base of drives are actually set up to run at ...

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Special Tray Packing Chain Offers Unrivalled Benefits To Food And Beverage Industry

Feb 22, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Tsubaki has developed a special chain for the tray packing machinery widely used in the food and beverage industry. It is internally lubricated so that it is clean in use and does not need regular ...

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