Factors to Consider When Selecting and Installing a Submersible Motor
A submersible pumping system consists of a multistage centrifugal pump coupled to a submersible motor that has been designed for installation in a narrow well/borehole. Submersible motors are available in various construction designs — including encapsulated and rewindable — and their horsepower ranges and physical size vary. So what’s right for each user’s application needs? This article looks at what users should consider when selecting a submersible motor.
As featured in Pumps & System’s article: "Factors to Consider When Selecting & Installing a Submersible Motor", learn how submersible motor design options and installation and maintenance practices impact the long-term performance of the motor and the pumping system. As an active President and contributor of the Submersible Wastewater Pump Association (SWPA) and Franklin Electric’s Business Unit Sales Manager – OEM, Jessie Hinther gives expert advice on the application considerations that professionals should keep in mind when choosing the best motor design to meet the user’s site and needs.