Category Archives: Electric Motors

Measuring High-Frequency Currents in Your Electric Motor

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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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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