Category Archives: Electric Motors

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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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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