Category Archives: Electric Motors

How to Troubleshoot an Electric Motor Problem

Your electric motor is the heartbeat of your company and although it can last for years, such a heavy workload can cause it to experience a variety of problems along the way. Before you call your electrical technician for help, … Continue reading

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AC Motor Centrifugal Switch Repair: What You Should Know

The centrifugal switch is an important part of the AC motor performance at your company but, just like any mechanical device, it’s subject to a range of problems. It’s useful to know how to troubleshoot your circuit when you encounter … Continue reading

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Electric Motor?

Countless companies rely on the power of efficient electric motors to keep their business running. Just like any other mechanical device, your electric motor isn’t designed to last forever. No matter how much care and attention you give your system, … Continue reading

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How to Diagnose and Treat Motor Bearing Failure

As more industrial companies turn to variable frequency drives (VFDs) to enhance efficiency and productivity, it’s important to remember that these systems come with their own distinct drawbacks – notably, their shaft voltages that can lead to motor bearing damage. … Continue reading

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When Is It Time to Replace Your Generator?

Despite all your best efforts, you may need to purchase a new generator to maintain efficiency, reliability, and cost-effectiveness at your company. The question is, when’s the right time to get your replacement? While you don’t want to wait until … Continue reading

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What Type of Fuel Is Best for My Generator?

When you’re choosing the ideal generator for your company, one of the key factors you’ll need to consider is the type of fuel it uses. Each fuel comes with different storage requirements, availability, prices, and other concerns to think about … Continue reading

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How High-Efficiency Motors Reduce Energy Losses

Electric motors are some of the most commonly-used pieces of equipment throughout the business world – but they also represent a huge opportunity for minimizing energy and production costs. By simply switching to more efficient and newer models, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Motor Rewinding: Best Practices

For engineers and mechanical experts, electric motors are relatively simple devices. However, rewinding the coils on these motors is a highly precise task that requires the utmost expertise. If an EASA-accredited individual rewinds a motor, the technological advancements and best … Continue reading

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