Stephen Cary

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Electrical machine standards were dominated by the manufacturers until API 541 RP was created in 1972. Up until the mid 1960's, manufacturers constantly re-designed the electrical parts of the machine without user assistance. Critical motors servicing large pipeline pumps were specified with little or no features. All electrical connection points were(More)
The proper application of motors requires the exchange of design data sheets. The American Petroleum Institute Standard API 541, 4th Edition, is the premier document on how to specify electrical induction motors. This paper will address one application failure in which the user did not apply the motor in accordance with API standards. This paper will review(More)
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