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A Closer Look at Clean Steel-Making Solutions

Clean, sustainable energy is a priority in 2020 and beyond, so it is no surprise that the steel-making industry is attempting to play a significant role in the global net-zero emissions targets by 2050. By some global estimates, steel is responsible for eight percent of the world’s carbon emissions today. In order to combat these

MagnaDrive ASD-SSD in Gas Compression Air Cooler

As mentioned in our previous post, MagnaDrive recently introduced the ASD-SSD (adjustable speed drive – sheave speed drive) for belt-driven applications. The product was first introduced as a retrofit solution to accommodate federal regulations and market conditions found in complex industrial applications like the air cooler business. In the past, the air cooler business had

MagnaDrive Introduces ASD-SSD

MagnaDrive recently introduced the ASD-SSD  for belt-driven applications. The product was first introduced as a retrofit solution to accommodate federal regulations and market conditions found in complex industrial applications such as gas compressor air cooling fans, centrifugal process fans and centrifugal pumps. The MagnaDrive ASD-SSD delivers performance and efficiency improvements through rare earth magnets and

Magnetic Coupling Solutions at Saudi Aramco (Advantages of Magnetic Couplings in Oil & Gas Applications II)

In the previous blog, we examined the advantages of both fixed gap magnetic couplings as well as variable gap magnetic couplings in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. Today, we’ll put what we’ve learned to the test by looking in-depth at a pump system application. Abdulrahman Alkhowaiter is a machinery consultant at Saudi Aramco, a leading

Advantages of Magnetic Couplings in Oil & Gas Applications (Application Cases in Saudi Arabia) I

Working within the petroleum and petrochemical industries comes with a particular array of manufacturing challenges. First, you’re dealing with an environment prone to dust, excessive heat and stringent energy regulations. These industries must guarantee plant operation to avoid costly shutdowns. It’s also imperative to minimize costs in order to remain competitive in a field that’s

MagnaDrive Showcases Magnetic Coupling Systems at the Middle East Rotating Machinery Conference & Showcase in Dubai

The recent Middle Ease Rotating Machinery Conference & Showcase in Dubai offered us the opportunity to showcase our technology for regional audiences. We were welcomed to the event by our advocate in the Middle East, Abdulrahman Al Fadhel.  The event was organized to allow participants to provide presentations with question and answer sessions afterward, showcase

How Our Adjustable Speed Drive Helped Yanshan Petrochemical Save on Energy

Our team at MagnaDrive designs adjustable speed drive systems to help companies across the industrial marketplace reduce overspending on energy costs. Many firms now deploy fans within their cooling towers that are designed to work to the highest capacity around the clock, even if this level of critical performance isn’t required 24/7. This leads to

Chevron Pump Vibration Resolved Through MagnaDrive Coupling Systems

Companies across the globe experience vibration within their pumps due to high-speed performance and coupling products not being rated for high speeds. The challenge is maintaining high-speed productivity while reducing vibration and eliminating wear on pump seals. It’s the challenge that the team at Chevron faced and one that was addressed by the team at