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Ever wanted to know more about pumps, electric motors, and generators? As an expert on all these products, Southern Rewind Ltd is more than happy to provide useful information on them all in this blog. 

On top of that, we want to make sure that whether you are part of a commercial or industrial business, you are able to get the possible quality of experience at work. And the best way to do that is to make sure we can keep you thoroughly informed on the devices you use and to help keep them running with our professional technicians.

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  • an industrial irrigation system is watering the crops in a field
    Signs of Irrigation Pump Problems

    Did you know 80% of farms in British Columbia and Alberta reported using sprinkler irrigation methods to irrigate crops? Irrigation systems are a vital part of farming, so any problems with the system can significantly impact how things run.


    Irrigation pump problems are a common reason why these systems do not run as they normally would. Read on to learn about the most common causes of irrigation pump problems and solutions to repair your pump.


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    The Different Industrial Pump Types and Uses

    If you work in the oil or farming industry, chances are you've become intimately familiar with industrial pumps. Uses for industrial pumps encompass everything from moving water to petroleum or even food. 

    But what are the different types of industrial pumps? How is one industrial pump different from the other? That's what we're here to look at today. Read on to find out more about the different types of industrial pumps and how they work. 


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    Generator Size Guide: What Size Do You Need?

    Having a generator for your building or job can be incredibly useful, but figuring out the right generator size can be tricky. How much power do you need, and what equipment or appliances will you need to run if the power goes out? Or even if you want to power things full time?

    Here is a quick guide for figuring out your ideal generator size so that you can help your business plan accordingly.


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    Factors To Consider Before Purchasing An Electric Motor

    There is a lot to consider when choosing a suitable electric motor for your machine. The speed, mechanical envelope, torque, duty cycle, and accuracy are factors to help determine the type of motor to buy. If you are confused about what to purchase and what is best for your need, we created a guide to help you out.


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  • irrigation system
    Signs Your Irrigation System Needs Repairs

    Did you know the irrigation industry in Canada is valued in excess of $7 billion?  To grow your crops, your irrigation system should always be operating properly to prevent crops from dying. There are many ways to tell if something is wrong with your irrigation system. Read on to learn about the signs your irrigation system requires professional repair and maintenance.



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    Signs Your Pump Needs Repairs

    Did you know that the efficiency of your machine depends on how well you service your pumps? And without a good irrigation system, it can fail completely and cause even bigger expenses.

    Luckily, our guide is here to provide you with common mistakes made when using irrigation systems and how to avoid them.



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    The Most Common Causes of Variable Frequency Drive Failure

    A quality variable frequency drive should be the workhorse of your line, providing you with a massive boost to your machines' efficiency. A good workhorse, though, isn't indestructible.

    When your VFD breaks down, the best place to start is by identifying the cause. When you know what breaks your machines, you can help prevent further damage and improve your overall maintenance. 

    To help identify the root of the problem, let's dive into 5 of the most common causes of VFD failure.


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  • 05/10/2020
    What are the Benefits of a Variable Frequency Drive?

    Variable frequency drives are potent additions to most any mechanical setup. The flexibility and efficiency that they can bring can revolutionize your machinery needs.

    What is a variable frequency drive? They are specialized drives that can alter their speed to the machine's needs. They require certain setups and repair to keep them going, but the energy they save can be lifesaving. 

    We here at Southern Rewind Ltd. specialize in variable frequency drive Lethbridge and will help guide you through their many benefits.


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    Everything You Need in Your Industrial Gearbox Maintenance Checklist

    Did you know that the industrial gearbox market is expected to grow by 14.25% by 2024?

    To prolong the life of your industrial care boxes, completing regular maintenance inspections is imperative. Many people avoid completing thorough industrial gearbox inspections because of the overhaul that causes a length downtime and a shift in production.

    Are you interested in learning what should be included in your industrial gearbox maintenance checklist? We've created this quick guide to help you better understand. Keep reading to learn more!

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    Gear Boxes for Industrial and Agricultural Purposes

    You may use a gear box to increase the output torque or change the speed (RPM) of a motor. The motor’s shaft is attached to one end of a gear box and it receives the output through the internal configuration of gears. Gear boxes are excellent tools, aiding the manufacturing machines in industries or agricultural equipment. These settings demand appliances with high load handling capacity, energy efficiency and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures.

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  • 24/07/2019
    Common Causes of Electric Motor Failures

    Electric motors are employed in nearly all commercial and industrial operations, and they account for a large chunk of Canada’s electricity usage. They drive compressors, fans, conveyors, elevators and more. Naturally, motor failures can have serious consequences, so it’s important to understand the common causes of such failures.

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  • 18/04/2019
    Maintenance Tips for Generators | Southern Rewind Ltd.

    Maintenance Tips for Generator

    Generators are an essential part of every business. Whether you work in the oil and gas industries and use generators for drilling or digging purposes or simply have a generator in case of a blackout, everyone needs to keep their machine in good repair. At Southern Rewind Ltd., we provide sales and service of pumps and generators in Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and throughout Southern Alberta. In order to help our customers get the most out of their generators, we would like to inform you about some ways to take care of your machine so it will be ready to help you when you need it.

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  • 16/02/2018
    Frequently Asked Questions about Pumps

    Pumps are one of the most important machines in many modern industries, including the agricultural, gas and coal industries so important to Alberta. Whenever someone needs a liquid moved (particularly a large amount of liquid to be moved quickly) you can bet that the machine powering that movement was a pump.

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  • 28/06/2017
    How to Properly Grease an Electric Motor

    Regularly greasing your electric motor bearing is an important part of electric motor maintenance. When applied correctly, the right grease will protect your electric motor's bearing against damaging corrosion, reduce wear caused by friction, and act as a seal against contaminants. At Southern Rewind Ltd we provide electric motors, electric motor repair, and generator repair in Lethbridge, so we know a thing or two about properly greasing an electric motor.

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  • 16/03/2017
    Basic Safety Guidelines for Industrial Generators

    Installing or operating an industrial generator? Southern Rewind refreshes you on the safety guidelines to follow when working with industrial generators.

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  • 15/02/2017
    Should You Replace or Repair Your Well Pump?

    Well pumps can last and function adequately for many years, but will require pump repair during their operating lives and will eventually need to be replaced. Deciding whether to repair or replace a well pump is going to depend on many different factors, including what has gone wrong and how old the pump is. At Southern Rewind Ltd, the Lethbridge pump repair specialists, we want to make sure that everyone who has a well pump understands when it needs repair or replacement.

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  • 03/10/2016
    Common Problems with Industrial Generators and their Possible Solutions

    Backup generators are a critical tool in the Lethbridge industrial sector to prevent any downtime when a natural disaster or blackout occurs. You depend on it to be operational immediately because, if it fails, downtime ultimately bleeds into your bottom line.

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  • 02/10/2016
    Common Pump Problems and Solutions

    Chances are good that somewhere in your production chain, commerce or farm a pump quietly works overtime keeping everything running smoothly. Because pumps can run trouble-free for years they likely take a back seat to most other aspects of your business or residence. But what happens when your pump starts acting up?

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  • 01/10/2016
    Learn More about Pump Maintenance in Lethbridge & Medicine Hat

    5 Water Pump Maintenance Tips

    Your water pump works hard to push clean water to your business or farm day in and day out. To help it do its job, a little TLC is required to keep your pump working in optimal condition.

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3131 2 Ave. N

Lethbridge, AB, T1H 0C5

Phone: 403-328-9049

Fax: 403-328-9371


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844 16 St. SW

Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 0B5

Phone: 403-528-8802

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