Pump Control Training Videos

Number of Videos in Series: 8 Number of Credits that can be earned: 1 Price of Series: $29.95
  • Pump Control: Introduction

    The U.S. alone has 32 million motors and about 140,000 critical pump applications. Technologies for control and protection of pumps and motors include contactors, soft starters, and variable...

  • Pump Control: Pump Examples; Sense and Predict Failures

    Pumps designs vary widely, and motors connect to pumps in different ways. Contactors, soft starters, and drives offer various advantages, such as helping prevent failures and sensing pending...

  • Pump Control: Different Methods

    Examples of low-power motor-pump combinations are many, and switches, often tripped with a signal from a sensor, can be adequate for simple on/off control. Higher-powered applications can benefit...

  • Pump Control: Smart Contactors

    Contactors and motor starters protect motors and sizing uses recommendations from standards organizations. Designs vary, from simple to solid-state. Learn why power measurements provide more...

  • Pump Control: Soft Starters or Drives

    Soft starters and drives: Different applications require different functionalities. Learn various names for soft starters and variable frequency drives (VFDs). For pumps and other applications, when...

  • Pump Control: Soft Starters

    Technology examples provide a starting point for discussion of soft starter types and features. A time versus current graph shows how and why a soft starter helps. Two main reasons to use a soft...

  • Pump Control: Variable-speed Drive

    Variable-speed drives (VFDs) generally offer the capabilities of contactors and soft starters plus can accept control commands from other controllers or control and vary the speed themselves. This...

  • Pump Control: Review of Methods, Benefits

    For pump control (and other applications), contactors, soft starters, and variable frequency drives add features and functions, including equipment protection and energy savings, as this tutorial...