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Heliex Power

Heliex Power Launches 3 Products to Boost Industrial Efficiency

Heliex Power Launches 3 Products to Boost Industrial Efficiency

Reinventing steam with three new technologies Eureka!, May 8, 2017 Heliex Power, the East Kilbride-based energy company, has launched three products to help a variety of industries maximise their energy efficiency, by building on its existing unique steam technology. The company, working with City, University of London, discovered a way of harnessing ‘wet’ steam –

Delta T Chiller

New Delta T Chiller Heralded as Most Efficient on the Market

Chiller Sets New Benchmarks For Energy Efficiency, Tight Control Plastics Technology, April 24, 2017 Here are more details on what is heralded as “the most efficient industrial process chiller on the market,” first discussed briefly in last month’s Keeping Up section. Jochen Naujokat, president of Delta T Systems, Richfield, Wis., and Rick Holzhauer, the firm’s chief mechanical

SynRM-Motor drive train efficiencies

Looking Beyond the Motor for Increased Drive Train Efficiencies

The importance of drive train efficiency Control Engineering, December 6, 2016 Rather than breaking down the drivetrain into different sections and focussing on a single component, such as the motor, Bauer believes that a view should be taken of a single, ‘electro-mechanical’ package – one which must be fully integrated to achieve maximum performance. Despite

electric motors

Advancing Technologies for Energy-Efficient Electric Motors

DOE Funds Projects to Develop Electric Motor Innovations ACHR News, December 8, 2016 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Next Generation Electric Machines projects will address the

electric motor

Developing a New Generation of Energy Efficient Motors

NEXT GENERATION ELECTRIC MACHINES Department of Energy AMO’s Next Generation Electric Machines (NGEM) program is an RD&D effort leveraging recent technology advancements in power electronics and electric motors to develop a new generation of energy efficient, high power density, high speed, integrated medium voltage (MV) drive systems for a wide variety of critical energy applications.

electric motors measured effiiciency

Calculating the Measured Efficiency of a Motor

High Efficiency Motors Manufacturing Tomorrow, November 15. 2016 The final measured efficiency of a motor is calculated based only on the elements of the particular application they’re used in. For the motors themselves, without a load, manufacturers provide ratings based on standard formulas. To understand high efficiency motors you only need to know what makes

q-sync motors

Q-Sync Motors Benefit Consumers and Utilities

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits QM Power’s advanced new Q-Sync motor provides improved efficiency versus shaded-pole and electronically commutated (EC) motors. Not only do Q-Sync motors benefit businesses through energy and demand savings, but they also benefit the utilities at the source by reducing apparent power (total power delivered from the grid) through power factor

motor-driven system efficiency

Motor-Driven System Efficiency Provides Energy Saving Opportunities

Regulations look past motors to improve system efficiencies Plant Engineering, May 6, 2016. Image credit: S.J. de Waard – CC BY-SA 3.0, Electric motor system efficiency and power electronics are impacting future energy saving opportunities as attention moves from motor efficiency to motor-driven system efficiency. In the U.S., the first move was to apply motor

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