Archive | December, 2013


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December 19, 2013
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Asset Performance Marketplace

Energy-Saving Motor Soft-Starter Franklin Control Systems, formerly Cerus Industrial, has released the IMS-RV (Industrial Motor Starter – Reduced Voltage) energy-saving soft-starter. It features proprietary Starter Control Module (SCM) technology, which provides protection and utility-grade power monitoring, while saving as much as 50-75% of installation and component costs compared to traditional motor starters. Start-up current limit […]


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December 19, 2013
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Viewpoint: A Contrarian View — Tradition Will Fail You

By Heinz Bloch, Process Machinery Consulting The recent Texas A&M University (TAMU) Turbomachinery and Pump Users Symposia (Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2013, Houston, TX) were again structured to convey a technology status overview to attendees from industry. But there’s more to these symposia: Sitting in on discussion-group sessions allowed us to observe the level of understanding—and the […]


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December 6, 2013
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ITT’s Goulds Pumps brand hosts third annual World of Pumps Quiz

ITT’s Goulds Pumps brand has launched the third annual World of Pumps Quiz, building on the success of the global pump industry challenge that last year attracted more than 15,000 participants from 151 countries. The quiz runs for 20 weeks, offering new sets of questions biweekly, and ends at midnight on March 30, 2014. The third […]