Electric Motors

Recommended Medium Voltage Motor Protection (Over 1000V)

Medium voltage motors (defined as motors over 1000V) need different protection measures than their lower voltage cousins. Proper motor protection and monitoring...

Motor Failure: To Repair or Replace?

In the event your motor fails and causes unscheduled downtime, you need to very quickly have an idea of whether you are...

Effects of Altitude on Motor Efficiency

Most motor manufacturers design their motors under the assumption that the air density of the place they will be installed is at...

Ten Common Types of Motor Enclosures

If you are wondering what the difference is between the many different types of motor enclosures on the market, you are not...

Proper Motor Storage & Maintenance

Should the need arise for you to store your motor for any period of time, do you know how to do it...

Operational Monitoring of Your Electric Motor

If your place of business follows a preventative or predictive maintenance program, you know the importance of closely monitoring all aspects of...

Maintenance Schedules for Motors: Which one is Right for Me?

The ability to predict equipment failure is sought after by businesses where unscheduled downtime equals a loss of profit. If your maintenance...

Recommended Motor Protection (Under 1000V)

Low voltage motors (defined as motors under 1000V) need different protection measures than their higher voltage cousins. Proper motor protection and monitoring...

Is Your Motor “Running Hot”?

A motor that “runs too hot” could be the symptom of an endless list of issues. So how do you know what...

Choosing a Quality Motor Repair Facility

A quality motor is a large and expensive purchase. If something goes wrong, you want to make sure that you choose a...

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Diesel Fuel Maintenance

The makeup of diesel fuel has changed drastically over the last thirteen years. In 2007 the EPA mandated that all diesel fuel...

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

What is Power Factor? Power factor is a measure of how effectively your facility is using electricity. This...

Generator Paralleling

Generator paralleling has recently become a more popular solution because of the overall decrease in complexity of paralleling solutions. Paralleled generators allow...

Categories of Vibration Measurement

Any kind of rotating or oscillating equipment can be subject to issues that will manifest themselves early on through changes in the...

Recommended Maintenance for Standby Generators

A backup generator is crucial to most business applications (as well as to many homeowners) in the event of even the shortest...

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Diesel Fuel Maintenance

The makeup of diesel fuel has changed drastically over the last thirteen years. In 2007 the EPA mandated that all diesel fuel...

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

What is Power Factor? Power factor is a measure of how effectively your facility is using electricity. This...

Generator Paralleling

Generator paralleling has recently become a more popular solution because of the overall decrease in complexity of paralleling solutions. Paralleled generators allow...

Categories of Vibration Measurement

Any kind of rotating or oscillating equipment can be subject to issues that will manifest themselves early on through changes in the...

Recommended Maintenance for Standby Generators

A backup generator is crucial to most business applications (as well as to many homeowners) in the event of even the shortest...