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Rapid VFD control panel design and delivery sustains nuclear waste disposal operations

November 1, 2022   Author:    Categories: Blog Case Studies VFDs   Tags: , ,

Few things in this world are more critical than properly containing radioactive waste, so calling the Hanford Nuclear Reservation “essential” is a bit of an understatement. Over a million barrels of nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project are stored in […]

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Installing a generator

Where Do I Start On My Generator Installation?

September 13, 2022   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Considerations for Turn-key Generator Projects Standby emergency generators are an excellent tool for many companies who want to maintain power when utility systems fail. When looking to install a generator, the scope often turns into a full turn-key installation project.  […]

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Las Vegas

How can Las Vegas heat lead to generator failures?

August 18, 2022   Author:    Categories: Generator Services Projects Generators   Tags:

Common causes of generator failure and what to do about it. Emergency standby generators are an essential piece of equipment for many businesses as they keep vital processes up and running. Some areas, like Las Vegas, are prone to a […]

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Motor Windings

The Three Most Common Externally Caused Motor Failures

July 14, 2022   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

This is the third installment of the five-part guide. If you want to learn about the other common causes of motor failure, read more about failures involving bearings, winding, rotor bars, and shaft coupling.  External conditions are tied for the […]

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Medium Voltage VFD

2500 HP 4160 V Medium Voltage VFD for reciprocating compressor

March 3, 2022   Author:    Categories: Medium Voltage Projects VFD Projects   Tags: ,

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Remedies For Common Motor Winding Failures

February 6, 2022   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors Uncategorized   Tags:

Winding failure is the second most common motor failure. Almost one in five motor failures happen because of stator winding errors. There are a couple of reasons behind stator winding failures. Below is a list of common issues and the […]

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What To Do About Common Motor Bearing Failures

January 13, 2022   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

If you’re having problems with motor bearings, you’re not alone. Bearing failures make up more than half of all electric motor failures globally. Statistics vary widely but anywhere between 35-75% of bearing failures are preventable. This guide is intended to […]

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Paralleled Generator Lineup

How to Reduce Noise in Standby Generators

June 18, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Noise Pollution As technology takes an ever prominent place in society, electricity is an extremely important part of everyday life. When faced with a power outage, a standby generator can be a lifesaver – literally! However, standby generators are a […]

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Generac Paralleled Generators

What’s Wrong With My Generator? – Generator Troubleshooting

June 2, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Why Does My Generator Keep Shutting Off? One of the most commonly asked questions regarding generator troubleshooting is “Why does my generator run for a short period of time, and then shut off?”  We asked our most experienced technicians this […]

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VFD Panel

Common Causes of VFD Failure

May 20, 2021   Author:    Categories: VFDs   Tags:

Keeping Your VFD Maintained The first thing you should know when purchasing a VFD is to keep it clean, cool, and dry. If you follow these three recommendations, the life of your VFD will be greatly extended. Unfortunately, there will […]

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