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WEG supplies permanent magnet motor to Klabin

WEG supplies permanent magnet motor to Klabin
Industrial motor manufacturer, WEG has supplied a permanent magnet motor to Klabin, the largest producer and exporter of packaging paper in Brazil. Aiming at ensuring better results for its production process, Klabin purchased a 125 HP WEG W22 Magnet motor in October 2019 to replace the DC drive of its lime furnace.
1st December 2020

The potential of AI in motors and drives

The potential of AI in motors and drives
Computing Machinery and Intelligence, the seminal paper by Alun Turing, posed the question, “Can machines think?” Turing's research proved that a digital computer could simulate the behaviour of any other digital machine, given enough memory and time. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains how this has led to an effective digital manufacturing environment in which the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in electric motor and drive applications could soon be unleashed.
30th November 2020

Adapting to change and remaining resilient

Adapting to change and remaining resilient
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience of the most robust supply chains and has ushered in a new way of working. This has changed how companies operate in an unprecedented manner. Here’s how motor and drive manufacturer, WEG kept going during the first few months of the pandemic to maintain customer supply and help in the COVID-19 fight.
24th November 2020


After the flood

After the flood
When recent flooding in North Macedonia threatened the country’s supply of electricity, the company tasked with draining the mine, Simtech Solution, turned to WEG, the global motor and drive manufacturer, for support at a critical time.Among the consequences of this natural disaster, which struck in August 2020, was the flooding of a coal mine beneath a thermal power plant managed by the state company ESM-North Macedonia.
23rd November 2020

Powering Antwerp’s City Hall

Powering Antwerp’s City Hall
The last thing a city needs is for its critical infrastructure to be affected by a power failure. That includes its city hall. That’s why E. Van Wingen, a Belgium-based manufacturer of high-end engine-based power solutions, turned to WEG, to assist with a secure back-up power supply for the Stadhuis, Belgium.
19th November 2020

Geared motors: The application considerations

Geared motors: The application considerations
When procuring a geared motor, technical buyers at machine and plant manufacturers must consider numerous aspects to ensure that the purchased technology ultimately guarantees high plant availability and an optimum cost-benefit ratio. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains how to ensure a geared motor unit best suits your application.
9th November 2020

WEG provides solutions for seawater desalination plant

WEG provides solutions for seawater desalination plant
Drinking water is scarce in the Atacama region of Chile. In response to this challenge, WEG has partnered with a Chilean sanitation company to provide electric motors and soft starters at a desalination plant - a facility that will continuously supply quality drinking water to over 200,000 people.
9th November 2020

Gearing up for predictive maintenance

Gearing up for predictive maintenance
If predictions are correct, by 2021 25 billion devices will be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European Marketing Manager at WEG explains where geared motor maintenance fits into this paradigm. Geared motor units are the drive technology heavyweights needed to handle a large amount of data, power and torque. They provide the necessary motion sequences in machines and systems, helping to ensure that production lines run smoothly. If there is a fault with a geared motor, the knock-on effects can be very costly for businesses.
29th October 2020

What maintenance staff need to know about geared motors

What maintenance staff need to know about geared motors
WEG has published its latest guide to help maintenance staff keep geared motor maintenance and lifecycle costs to a minimum. Titled 'What maintenance staff need to know about geared motors', the guide includes a useful maintenance schedule checklist whichcan be downloaded for free here.
22nd October 2020

WEG supports hospital with emergency power

WEG supports hospital with emergency power
Motor and alternator manufacturer, WEG has supplied eight 1,700kVA alternators to provide emergency power to the Clinical Centre of Serbia’s newly-expanded facilities. At a time when hospitals globally are a focal point in the fight against COVID-19, this project highlights the importance of effective backup power systems to cover unexpected mains power failure.
21st October 2020

WEG completes multi-million-euro investment

WEG completes multi-million-euro investment
WEG has now significantly expanded capacity at its WEG Centre of Excellence for Drive Development in Markt Piesting, Austria. Construction work for the new facilities on the grounds of WEG subsidiary Watt Drive Antriebstechnik GmbH is now complete, while modernisation of the machine pool will continue apace until 2023.
21st October 2020

WEG introduces live remote factory acceptance testing

WEG introduces live remote factory acceptance testing
Global motor and drive manufacturer, WEG has developed a new testing procedure that allows customers to witness the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) process without travelling to a WEG manufacturing plant. Used in Portugal since March 2020, the remote testing system helps to keep projects on schedule despite social distancing regulations limiting factory visits.
7th October 2020

WEG gas turbine generators on way to offshore locations

WEG has been selected to deliver generators to several Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) ships in Brazil. The FPSOs will include eight gas turbine generators and a cohort over 60 medium voltage and low voltage motors manufactured and delivered by WEG.
21st August 2020

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup
As part of its increasing investment in digital technologies, global motor and industrial equipment manufacturer, WEG has acquired control of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) business. Mvisiais a Brazil-based machine vision startup that specialises in applying AI tools in industry. WEG’S acquisition of the startup is part of the company’s strategy to grow its digital offering and meet Industry 4.0 demands.
21st August 2020

Improving jaw crusher safety

Improving jaw crusher safety
According to the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for the safe operation and use of mobile jaw crushers, equipment operators may be subject to multiple risks including exposure to dust, noise, whole body vibration and being struck by objects ejected from the crusher. Here's how, WEG’s premier distributor Technidrive, developed an energy efficient automatic jaw crusher unblock system using entirely WEG products.
27th July 2020

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network
Hydropower is an extremely old source of energy, tracing its usage back to the watermills that were relied on by ancient civilisations. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains how plant managers can make today’s hydropower smarter, more efficient, and reap financial and carbon savings by embracing energy efficient products and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology.
23rd July 2020

Three small changes to boost plant efficiency

Three small changes to boost plant efficiency
The energy cost to run an electric motor over ten years is at least 30 times the original purchase price. With energy consumption responsible for the vast majority of whole life costs, Marek Lukaszczyk of WEG, explains three ways to boost plant efficiency.
3rd June 2020

Hazardous area motors are no longer exempt

Hazardous area motors are no longer exempt
Strict regulations are synonymous with hazardous environments. Despite this, changes to legislation can still cause disruption. Marek Lukaszczyk European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains the changing regulations for hazardous area motors and how the new energy efficiency requirements could provide significant financial gain.
21st May 2020

Coronavirus hospital benefits from air filtration installation

Coronavirus hospital benefits from air filtration installation
WEG has replaced the ventilation fan drive system at Manchester Central as part of an efficiency project to help the venue achieve ISO 20121 standard for sustainability. Now, as the venue is transformed into the NHS Nightingale North West, the air system must withstand the requirements of a much-needed temporary hospital.
17th April 2020

Series of variable speed drives extended

Series of variable speed drives extended
WEG has launched two extended versions of the CFW500 series of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs). The new models are available with an extended frame size and higher Ingress Protection (IP) rating and have been developed to comply with future energy efficiency regulations from the European Union (EU). The CFW500 frequency inverter series has been produced to efficiency class IE2.
24th January 2020


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