Category Archives: Electric Motors

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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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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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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Infrared Thermography and Maintaining Electric Motors

In the industrial world, it’s almost second nature for technicians to seek out ways of preventing costly failures within facilities and machinery. After all, it takes less time and money to perform an inspection than to deal with sudden repairs. … Continue reading

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Predictive Electric Motor Maintenance

Electric motors form a significant component in the commercial, industrial, and residential spheres of everyday life. When sudden faults arise, downtime and costly repairs can cause disruptions that will impact the functionality of an entire system. Caring for your motors … Continue reading

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Why Rewinding Your Motor Might Be the Green Choice

When your electric motor fails, there two options available to you — replace the motor, or rewind it. Because a lack of technology in the past has led to mistakes in motor rewinding practices, many people have grown to assume … Continue reading

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What Are Harmonics and What Do They Do?

Power quality is the ability of electric utilities to provide un-interrupted electrical power. In order to measure power quality, it’s important to examine any deviation from a perfect sinusoidal waveform or “sine wave”. In a sinusoidal wave, the flow of … Continue reading

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