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
Learn how MagnaDrive’s MGD couplings provided a cost-effective alternative to hydraulic couplings in a fertilizer plant application.
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 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
In the municipal industry, engineers regularly troubleshoot a variety of different pumps including centrifugal, water, sewage, and slurry. If this equipment fails, maintenance crews spend extra time, money, and resources to get the equipment back up and running. In the following municipal applications, these various pumps were enhanced with the addition of water-cooled ASDs provided
In the mining industry, engineers regularly troubleshoot belts, draining pumps, air blowers, fans, slurry pumps, scrapers, breakers, etc. If this equipment fails, maintenance crews spend extra time, money, and resources to get the equipment back up and running. The mining industry cannot afford lengthy plant shutdowns—the costs are too high and the end products too
Coking, sintering, puddling, steel production, power, and rolling/plating are all processes utilized in the metallurgical industry. Here, engineers troubleshoot circulating fans, wastewater systems, conveyor belts, blowers, and a variety of different pumps to ensure production runs smoothly. When it doesn’t, these organizations reach out to suppliers that can offer equipment upgrades and energy efficient products.
Ventilating, coal conveying, powdering, dust and ash extraction, desulfuration, and steam turbine systems are all processes utilized in the electric power industry. Here, engineers troubleshoot fans, conveyor belts, coal feeders and a variety of different pumps to ensure production runs smoothly. When it doesn’t, these organizations reach out to suppliers that can offer equipment upgrades
Equipment in the petrochemical industry includes centrifugal style fans, material pumps, belt conveyors, water/wastewater pumps, and more for chemical, raw material, and petroleum/petrochemical processes. In many circumstances this equipment requires significant maintenance, high-energy consumption, and unnecessary labor costs. The following case studies examine how petrochemical plants upgraded their equipment with MagnaDrive ASDs to enhance operating
Components utilized in mining applications continuously cope with one of the harshest working environments on the planet. These are areas where pumps, conveyors, fans, motors and mills need to run as efficiently as possible. In order to succeed in mining, you need to provide a sustainable operation by reducing energy costs and downtime. The following