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Irrigation Association calls for smarter irrigation citing importance of water and energy efficiency

Posted by AuCom on 8/18/17 10:07 AM

In the United States, irrigated agriculture produces about half of the total value of crop sales despite comprising only 17 percent of U.S. cropland. However, irrigated agriculture also represents the largest share of consumptive water use in the nation. Efficient agricultural irrigation helps to balance the incredible value of irrigated agriculture with the need to be conscious of water use.

- Irrigation Association

The Irrigation Association has recently released a new paper titled Principles of Efficient Agricultural IrrigationThe document discusses the key concepts that users and providers of irrigation need to consider to attain the most energy efficient use of water and energy.

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Topics: System Design, Pumping, Irrigation, Energy Efficiency, Industry News

Cleereman Industries trusts AuCom for their motor starting needs

Posted by AuCom on 1/31/17 8:02 AM

World-class service and great product makes AuCom the right choice for your soft start needs - something sawmill equipment manufacturer Cleereman Industries has experienced first hand.

Leading manufacturers of cutting edge sawmill equipment in Wisconsin, Cleereman Industries installed four AuCom EMX3 soft starters as part of a recent project for Twin Forest Products.

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Topics: Projects, Success Stories, Sawmilling, Industry Applications

Protect your pumping system from the damaging effects of water hammer

Posted by AuCom on 12/5/16 9:44 AM

Water hammer has the potential to cause significant damage to pumping systems. Most in the pumping industry have a tale to tell about burst or collapsed pipes, or broken or damaged valves, pressure gauges and even pumps.

Solving the water hammer problem requires either mitigating its effects or preventing its occurrence altogether. To this end, there are a number of solutions to consider when designing a pumping system, including electronic motor control.

Electronic motor control devices such as soft starters and variable frequency drives can be used to control the speed of the pump during starting and stopping. This allows for a more gradual increase or decrease in pump speed, preventing water column separation, flow reversal and sudden check valve closure – a few of the primary causes of water hammer.

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Topics: Water & Wastewater, Soft Start Control, Pumping, Irrigation, Water Hammer, Industry Applications

Browse our catalog and order online at My AuCom

Posted by AuCom on 8/29/16 10:04 AM

Our new web store - My AuCom - is now live!

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Topics: AuCom Services

AuCom North America price guide - Available now!

Posted by AuCom on 7/27/16 8:44 AM

Our comprehensive 36 page price guide and product catalog is now available in hard copy and digital formats.

PGcover.jpgThe AuCom North America price guide contains all the information you'll need to select the right solution for your application, including detailed ratings, dimensions, and pricing information for:

  • Low voltage standard product, including EMX3 and CSXi chassis units, combination starter packages and accessories
  • Custom engineered packages and options
  • Medium voltage MVE soft starters
  • Spare parts

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AuCom chosen as supplier of MV starters for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium project

Posted by AuCom on 6/13/16 9:19 AM

Putting the A.C. in AuCom

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Topics: Projects, Building Services, Industry Applications

AuCom's solution for hard-to-start compressors

Posted by AuCom on 5/24/16 10:03 AM

EMX3 retrofit at glass bottle plant - Minnesota

Application:  250HP, 480V, Quincy Compressor for Plant Vacuum

Issue: Repair of competitor’s soft starter that had failed was one option.  But replacement with AuCom’s EMX3 Heavy Duty soft starter chassis unit was a faster and more economical solution.  Even then, this ‘hard to start’ compressor was a challenge!!

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Topics: Success Stories, Food & Beverage, Industry Applications

EMX3 heavy duty, NEMA3R soft starter performs in the sand

Posted by AuCom on 4/27/16 8:48 AM

Application: Log Washer at a sand plant in Kansas

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Topics: Success Stories, Mining & Quarrying, Industry Applications

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