Process Efficiency

What Does the New IEC Standard Mean for Pump Manufacturers?

Understanding IEC Standards & Wastewater Pump Motor Efficiencies

Water World, August 1, 2014

Today pumps account for no less than 10% of the world’s consumption of electricity, and two-thirds of all pumps use up to 60% too much electricity.

As a consequence, reducing energy costs through the development of more energy efficient electric motors has become a priority for end-users, environmental legislators, governments and manufacturers.

Over the past decade a substantial effort has been put into harmonising the different test and classification standards around the globe, and the subsequent labelling schemes in use.

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