How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Providing Safe Access For Service

How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Providing Safe Access For Service

Servicing and maintaining cooling towers can be dangerous work. Since regular cooling tower maintenance is absolutely necessary for safe and efficient cooling tower operation, engineers have a responsibility to incorporate safety infrastructure into their cooling tower designs.  That means providing…

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How to Pick a Centrifugal Pump Part 9: Over Speeding HVAC Pumps & Motors

How to Pick a Centrifugal Pump Part 9: Over Speeding HVAC Pumps & Motors

There are times when slightly more capacity or a little more safety factor is warranted in a pump selection. Often we are asked about increasing the speed of the motor above the nameplate rated RPM. There are several things to examine.... 

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How to Pick a Centrifugal Pump Part 8: Motor Speed Considerations

How to Pick a Centrifugal Pump Part 8: Motor Speed Considerations

How does RPM (revolutions per minute) impact pump operation? And what RPM is best suited for hydronic applications? A pump’s RPM or “synchronous speed” is determined by the number of magnetic poles in the motor winding as they interact with...

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