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VFD to Motor Cable Selection

Over the last decade, VFDs have become an increasingly popular method of energy conservation in relation to many motor driven applications. With...

Installing a New Motor? Are You Sure You’re Prepared?

Installation day for your new motor is an exciting time! But are you prepared? Do you have the correct tools to do...

Transfer Switch Maintenance

In the event of utility power failure, your transfer switch is one of the two most crucial pieces of equipment to make...

Extending the Life of Your VFD

Variable Frequency Drives have quickly become one of the most effective ways to conserve energy in many motor driven applications. They have...

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 of installation is at sea level,...

Taking an Active Approach to Harmonic Correction

If we think of today’s electrical power grid as a lake, and each source of customer power fed back to the utility...

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...

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VFDs: The Basics

The Origin of VFDs Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are carefully designed energy saving devices that can pack a big...

6 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Standby Generator

As with any piece of mechanical equipment, standby generators are subject to wear, tear, and breakdown. But if after a few decades...

Remembering Craig Hartman

We Mourn the Passing of Craig Hartman With great sadness and regret I announce the passing of our dear...

UL Standards: As They Apply to Standby Generators

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the agency in which most industries have entrusted the creation of safety and efficacy standards for everyday equipment....

Key NFPA Standards Pertaining to Generators

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is an independent standards organization whose mission it is to reduce fire risks in everyday life....

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VFDs: The Basics

The Origin of VFDs Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are carefully designed energy saving devices that can pack a big...

6 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Standby Generator

As with any piece of mechanical equipment, standby generators are subject to wear, tear, and breakdown. But if after a few decades...

Remembering Craig Hartman

We Mourn the Passing of Craig Hartman With great sadness and regret I announce the passing of our dear...

UL Standards: As They Apply to Standby Generators

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the agency in which most industries have entrusted the creation of safety and efficacy standards for everyday equipment....

Key NFPA Standards Pertaining to Generators

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) is an independent standards organization whose mission it is to reduce fire risks in everyday life....