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TCO: Paper Manufacturing

Application = Refiner Motor Type = AC Induction Manufacturer = GE HP = 5000 Voltage = 6900 RPM = 1200 Problem A newsprint paper mill in the Northwest US has 36 refiner motors in operation. These motors are commonly pushed beyond their 5000 HP rating, which has [...]


TCO: Petrochemical

Application: Pump Motor Type: AC Vertical Manufacturer: US Electric HP: 200 Voltage: 460 RPM: 1781 Frame: 447VP Type: LVCE-4 Problem Refineries and chemical plants are full of vertical motors, driving pumps which supply hydrocarbons or hazardous organic chemicals. When mated to the pump, vertical motors that are not [...]


TCO: Water and Sewage Utility

Application: Flood Station Water Pump Motor Type: Vertical AC Induction Manufacturer: Flygt HP: 215 Voltage: 460 RPM: 900 Problem A Midwest municipal sewage district experienced multiple winding failures on a pump motor. After repeated, costly failures from their previous vendor, the customer approached IPS for a [...]