Precision Castings, Surface Coatings or Polishing

The use of castings, coatings or polishing reduces surface roughness, abrasions and dents that in turn increases energy efficiency. It may also help maintain efficiency over time. This measure is more effective on smaller pumps.

Development Status Products
Commercial

Precision Castings, Surface Coatings or PolishingCosts & Benefits

Parent Process: Cross Cutting Technology
Energy Savings Potential

Energy savings are 36 MWh (or 2%) per year.

CO2 Emission Reduction Potential
Costs

Additional cost of coating would be paid back in 5 months.

Precision Castings, Surface Coatings or Polishing Publications

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy guide, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry, discusses energy efficiency practices and technologies that can be implemented in iron and steel manufacturing plants. This guide provides current real world examples of iron and steel plants saving energy and reducing cost and carbon dioxide emissions.

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