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WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea
Electrical Equipment & Systems

WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth...

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WEG's Technology is Applied to Generate Biomass-Based Electricity
Agricultural & Farming Products

WEG's Technology is Applied to Generate Biomass-Based Electricity

PIASA Group partnered with WEG in the first private energy cogeneration process designed for sugar production in Mexico. WEG, a major supplier of global solutions in energy generation and distribution, electric motors and automation systems, recently provided an electrical solution for clean energy generation at the Tres Valles mill located in Mexico. This project enables WEG to begin competing...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

WEG and Alpha Electrics to supply Grange Resources Mill Motor

WEG Australia, through its local business partner Alpha Electrics (Tasmania), has successfully won the tender for Grange Resources, supplying two synchronous mill motors (frame size 1400). Facilitated by the ongoing business relationship between Alpha Electrics and Grange Resources and bolstered by the long standing supply and service history that Alpha Electrics has with WEG Australia, WEG...

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WEG Delivered HV Flameproof Motors to First Ever FLNG Conversion
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

WEG Delivered HV Flameproof Motors to First Ever FLNG Conversion

The Norwegian company Golar LNG (GoLNG) pushes forward with the first ever Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Conversion of the 1975 built Moss Vessel Hilli with 125,000 m3. Floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) refers to water-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations employing technologies designed to enable the development of offshore natural gas resources. Floating above an offshore...

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WEG Improves the Environmental Impact of the La Corona Sugar Mill in Argentina
Controls & Controllers

WEG Improves the Environmental Impact of the La Corona Sugar Mill in Argentina

WEG Manufacturing in San Francisco, CÃ-³rdoba, recently installed the largest low voltage variable frequency drive (2280A) controlling a WEG 900kW, 6-pole, 380V electric motor at a sugar mill in Argentina. This new solution will replace an existing diesel engine, resulting in significant productivity and environmental benefits. WEG is investing continually in technological innovations for...

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Three-Phase Induction Motors are built with open enclosure.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Three-Phase Induction Motors are built with open enclosure.

Available in 2- or 4-pole models with frame sizes from NEMA 254T to L6808/09, W40 series can be specified with WPI or WPII levels of environmental protection (depending on frame size) and meet/exceed NEMA standards as well international efficiency requirements. Standard features include rated output of 60 Hz at 15–2,250 hp, and input voltage can be from 208–4,160 V. Suitable for inverter...

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Mini Variable Speed Drive includes built-in HMI.
Controls & Controllers

Mini Variable Speed Drive includes built-in HMI.

Featuring power ranges of Â-¼, 1/3, ¾, and 1 hp at 230 Vac with single-phase in and 1.5 A, 2.6 A, and 4.2 A 3-phase output, Model CFW100 is designed to handle 150% overload for 60 sec at 50°C ambient. DIN rail mounted unit features built-in PLC, detachable fan, and plug-in modules for communication and I/O options. With built in keypad,...

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Explosion Proof Motors feature IP55 rating.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Explosion Proof Motors feature IP55 rating.

Suitable for applications requiring UL and/or CSA certification for hazardous locations, Fractional HP Explosion Proof Motors include 2-pole and 4-pole TEFC single-phase models ranging from 1/3–2 hp and 1/3–1.5 hp, respectively. Three-phase versions include 2- and 4-pole TENV at 1/3 hp, 2-pole TEFC from ½–3 hp, and 4 -pole TEFC from ½–2 hp. Rated for 122°F ambient, motors feature...

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US Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Final Rule Updating EISA Legislation
Electrical Equipment & Systems

US Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Final Rule Updating EISA Legislation

Atlanta, GA - WEG Electric along with a coalition of other NEMA electric motor manufacturers and energy advocates have been working with the DOE for the past three years in order to provide maximum energy benefits for all users of low voltage motors. The DOE is required by law to review the appropriateness of the energy regulations based on current materials and manufacturing technologies. The...

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Process Control Software increases accuracy and protection.
Software

Process Control Software increases accuracy and protection.

Pump Genius Software for CFW-11 variable speed drive manages and monitors up to 6 pumps in coordinated system. Able to operate motors from 5–150 hp in 208 and 230/240 Vac range and from 5–600 hp in 480 Vac range, solution provides control and protection as well as management of cycle hours and master and slave designation. Also, functionality covers monitoring and control of system pressure...

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