POY Finalist: Vertical motor
Finalist in Electric Motors and Drives in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The 5813 Frame Vertical Titan II is manufactured using a cast iron frame, which allows for the production of the winding and frame assembly to be done in parallel rather than in series. The 5813 Frame Vertical Titan II motor is custom built, based on customer specifications and requirements. It includes WPI and WPII (weather protected) enclosures, and ranges from 250 hp to 1750 hp depending on the required speed. The new motor is available as either hollow shaft or solid shaft in both low- and medium-voltage options. The Titan II features oil-lubricated bearings with several capacity designs available.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey