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Nidec Powering The Snowmaking Pumps at Sochi

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US Motors on Snowmaking Pumps

Nidec Powering The Snowmaking Pumps at Sochi

St. Louis-based Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) supplied 21, six-foot tall U.S. MOTORSR brand vertical solid shaft pump motors to drive the pumps used in the massive snow-making system at the Olympic Games inSochi, Russia. There are 14, 5012 frame, 600HP vertical pump motors and  seven, 5008 frame, 300HP vertical pump motors.
US Motors on Snowmaking Pumps
The motors shown in the attached photo (Courtesy:  SMI) are powering 21 vertical turbine high pressure pumps manufactured by Flowserve Corp.  Water is drawn from holding lakes into the pump house which then feeds the snowmaking machines manufactured by SMI of Michigan.

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