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Energy Efficiency features, January 2010

Makeover for old drainage pumps

Three 70 year old drainage pumps were unable to cope when flooding occurred at a UK power station in 2007. After complete replacement proved impossible due

Predictive software reduces guesswork

The world's largest passenger jet needed to save weight in order to maximize fuel efficiency and payload capacity. A number of challenges steered the engin


A UK zoo required a systems upgrade to comply with EMC directives and standards whilst simultaneously increasing efficiency. Three animal enclosures were r


A mineral wool production facility was on the lookout for a compressed air solution to integrate into its upgrade programme. The installation of a compress


A European steel manufacturer wanted to see how significant energy savings could be achieved in its hydraulic systems. Tests were carried out to establish


To reduce productivity losses caused by process equipment failure, a US specialty chemicals manufacturer has tried a number of monitoring technologies for


In this short series of articles, Rafael Ocampo examines the basic theory concerning fatigue, the influence of stress raisers on fatigue failure, and the s


Two critical exhaust fans in an oil tanker were damaged, putting the ship out of action for two weeks and costing its owners around €60,000. A hand-held de


In a bid to become as energy efficient as possible, Anglian Water asked Bravini to find an alternative to the old screw pump gearboxes at their trial site


A new CFdesign module, which facilitates carrying out multi-scenario design studies, has allowed Cornell Pump to spend more time on pump design, and much l


When Carpetright decided to amalgamate its distribution sites into one large warehouse, it needed to become fire compliant with minimum site traffic and a

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When combined with the Connect Module, the Wilo-Yonos MAXO offers up to 32 variable speed setpoints.

What’s coming up in energy efficiency…
Jun ’20

European fair for all industrial sectors including the pump industry.

Sep ’20

Forum for the exchange of ideas between rotating equipment engineers and technicians.

Sep ’20

Flood exhibition and conference.

Nov ’20

UK utilities' industry exhibition.

Jan ’21

UK event for plant, asset and maintenance management.