Features are carefully selected from across the website and magazine, these articles are contributed by a wide range of authors from across the sectors covered by Industrial Plant and Equipment, as well as the editorial team. Addressing the latest topics in terms of technological developments, legislation and industry issues
Nidec Leroy-Somer's latest development, the Dyneo+ range of IE5 synchronous reluctance permanent magnet (PM) motors, with rare earth free rotor, offers multiple advantages for driving screw compressors, piston compressors, circulation pumps and condensers, be it in terms of energy efficiency, performances or reliability
Calor’s renewable BioLPG drop-in fuel, along with high service standards, flexibility of supply and competitive pricing, is helping leading manufacturer of construction products, Eurocell, to take the next steps on its sustainability journey
OPERATING EQUIPMENT in potentially explosive atmospheres comes with a certain amount of responsibility, not least to use correctly designed components that have the features necessary for the environment. When maintenance and repairs are required, it is important that operators understand what is expected of them to ensure continued safety and reliability. Karl Metcalfe, Technical Support for the AEMT, looks at the knowledge and responsibilities that are expected when it comes to managing electric motors in zoned areas.
Compressed air accounts for a significant part of total energy costs for industrial manufacturers - typically about 12% and may be as high as 40% in some facilities. Joanna Canton Long gives ten best practice tips will help to reduce running costs by making a compressor installation more energy efficient now and for the years to come.