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Repair or Replace: The Decision-Making Process

Electric motors represent an essential aspect of many thriving industries in today’s market. They keep companies running smoothly and can provide years of efficient and effective performance. But no matter how well you maintain your motor, there will come a … Continue reading

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How CoolBLUE Works to Reduce Damage to Your Motor’s Bearings

Designed to improve control, precision, and energy efficiency in industrial and commercial settings, the Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) arrived on the market several decades ago, and is still used by a host of different industries today. Over the years, the VFD … Continue reading

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CoolBLUE: The Installation Process

When it comes to expanding the longevity of your motor bearings, it’s hard to beat CoolBLUE inductive absorbers. These reliable devices limit the high frequency current from the VFD output, diminishing the damage to your machine. Unlike other solutions, CoolBLUE … Continue reading

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3 Common VFD Problems CoolBLUE Inductive Absorbers Can Solve

  Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) offer a host of useful benefits to industrial and commercial organizations, from improving productivity and precision, to reducing energy waste. But they do have some potential problems too. VFDs can create detrimental electrical spikes and … Continue reading

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Repairing Electric Motors: What Is Dynamic Balancing?

Electric motors are essential to productivity for many industries — without them, production would simply stop. If your business operations rely upon reliable electric motor operation, you know it’s not enough for your motors to just keep turning — they … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Rid of the Harmonics in an Electrical System?

Harmonics have been around longer than you might realize. Since the development of the very first AC generator more than a century ago, electrical systems have suffered the plague of harmonics. Harmonics are voltages and currents, that contain frequencies at … Continue reading

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How to Save Energy with Variable Frequency Drives

According to the Energy Information Administration, industrial motor systems consume around 25% of the electricity used throughout the United States — making motors the largest source of electricity use in the country. Unfortunately, when used on an industrial level, these … Continue reading

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What Is Winding Analysis and How Does It Work?

Have you checked the insulation system of your electric motor recently? Conducting regular preventative maintenance helps companies improve the longevity of their electric motors — reducing the amount you need to spend on repair, or replacement solutions. While many components … Continue reading

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