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Arc Flash Fundamentals

[Arc Flash Webinar]
New to arc flash? We will walk you through different definitions, safety ratings, PPE types, regulations, and more. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, you will learn a thing or two. Let's take your safety standard up a notch at your facility and keep every employee safe.

An Active Approach to Harmonic Correction

[Power Quality Webinar]
Harmonics is often an overlooked problem that lowers the performance of your equipment and potentially causes problems to your neighbors downstream. Do you know how much it is hurting your facility? We will take a comprehensive look at the different types of harmonics, the negative effects they bring, things to pay attention while pairing with VFDs or generators, and different options of harmonic mitigation.

Natural Gas VS Diesel Generators

[Generator Webinar]
How do you go about choosing a generator? Is natural gas better or is diesel better? In this webinar, we will walk you through how to choose an industrial generator step by step.


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Factors to Consider When Sizing a New Generator

September 24, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

If you are not familiar with the information needed to properly size a generator for your facilities power needs, then you are not alone. Figuring out how to properly size a generator for the facilities needs is a conundrum that […]

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Diesel Fuel Maintenance

September 23, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators

The makeup of diesel fuel has changed drastically over the last thirteen years. In 2007 the EPA mandated that all diesel fuel must have ultra-low sulfur content. Sulfur content is now limited to 15 ppm as opposed to the limit […]

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Power Factor Correction: What Is It and Does My Facility Need it?

September 22, 2020   Author:    Categories: Uncategorized   Tags:

What is Power Factor? Power factor is a measure of how effectively your facility is using electricity. This can be figured out by comparing your facilities working power and reactive power. Working power is the power used in almost all […]

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Generator Paralleling

September 17, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Generator paralleling has recently become a more popular solution because of the overall decrease in complexity of paralleling solutions. Paralleled generators allow for more flexibility, reliability, scalability, and serviceability. This article will go over what a paralleling system is, why […]

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Categories of Vibration Measurement

September 10, 2020   Author:    Categories: Uncategorized

Any kind of rotating or oscillating equipment can be subject to issues that will manifest themselves early on through changes in the vibration patterns of your equipment. In order to catch these issues before they become a much larger issue, […]

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Recommended Maintenance for Standby Generators

September 9, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

A backup generator is crucial to most business applications (as well as to many homeowners) in the event of even the shortest interruption in utility power. If you lose power and your generator does not start, you are subject to […]

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Vibration Analysis Tools and Technology

September 4, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags: , ,

When your car begins to make a strange noise, do you wait until you’re stranded on the side of the road to call a mechanic? Not if you know anything about cars. You should get your car to the mechanic […]

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Motor Vibration

September 3, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags: ,

Vibrational problems within your motor will cause a myriad of issues for your business, your motor, and your motor’s driven application. To help your equipment last as long as possible, and to avoid unscheduled downtime, vibrational issues need to be […]

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Critical Operations Power Systems

August 28, 2020   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

A Brief Overview of NEC Article 708 as it Pertains to Generator Systems This generator system classification was added in 2008 in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and hurricane Katrina. This designation is reserved for facilities that, if destroyed […]

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Vibration Analysis

August 27, 2020   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags: , ,

Changes in the vibration patterns of your motor are one of the first indicators that your motor may be heading toward a critical failure. Vibration analysis experts estimate that by the time your motor starts making audible noise, your motor […]

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