Category Archives: Electric Motors

4 Reasons You Need a Standby Generator for Your Business

Natural disasters, storms, and unforeseen circumstances could have a negative (and even debilitating) impact on your business operations, especially if they cause your electricity to go out. While it might not be possible to halt Mother Nature, you can take … Continue reading

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Common Mode and Differential Mode: Are They Affecting My Electric Motor?

Electric motors rely on the cohesive functioning of all internal components to work efficiently — which means that the slightest fault could cause your motor performance to suffer. Factors like improper lubrication, corrosion, and overheating could all directly affect how … Continue reading

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Electric Motor Overheating: The Signs and Solutions

Like any complex machine with multiple moving parts, electric motors are vulnerable to common performance issues like misalignment, bearing wear, and harmonic distortion. One of the most common performance issues in electric motors is overheating. Experts suggest that an 18°F … Continue reading

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When Should I Rewind My Electric Motor?

When the performance of an electric motor begins to deteriorate, you must make a complicated choice: either replace the motor entirely or prolong the life of the motor with “rewinding” techniques. The choice of whether to rewind or replace your … Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Predictive Electric Motor Maintenance

Electric motors are efficient, powerful, and effective machines, but they’re not immune to occasional malfunctions, gradual deterioration, and minor hiccups. That’s why electric motors need regular maintenance to help them work up to their full potential. And by choosing to … Continue reading

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6 Common Malfunctions in Electric Motors

Similarly to any mechanical device, an electric motor can suffer from a range of issues, including damaged interior components all the way to harm from exposure to contamination. In reality, there are any number of reasons that can cause electric … Continue reading

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3 Signs Your Rotors Are Damaged

An issue or a failure in an electric motor can happen for several reasons. Many of these issues often occur during the motor startup phase because of over-currents or low insulation resistance, but there are other problems that can happen … Continue reading

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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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