Electric motors in textile industries - energy efficiency opportunities - a review - Projects
Updated : October 2020
Electric motors are one of the major power consumers in textiles and proper management is critical to save costs. The article discusses various energy efficiency improvement opportunities in the electric motors used in textile industries. Details on the percentage of energy savings and cost savings have been provided for each approach based on case studies.
A motor management plan, which is an essential part of a plant's energy management strategy, is discussed here. Some of the energy efficient opportunities in motor include rewinding of motors, proper motor sizing, adjustable speed drives and minimizing voltage unbalances.
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