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How to Save Energy with Variable Frequency Drives

According to the Energy Information Administration, industrial motor systems consume around 25% of the electricity used throughout the United States — making motors the largest source of electricity use in the country. Unfortunately, when used on an industrial level, these … 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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Should You Repair or Replace Your Electric Motor?

As crucial factors in many thriving industries, electric motors include a variety of complex and specialized parts that must all continue to run in optimum condition, in order to maintain productivity. Unfortunately, extensive use resulting in application wear and tear, … Continue reading

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The Possibilities of CoolBLUE Technology

The Variable Frequency Drive, or VFD, emerged a number of decades ago — designed to provide precision, control, and substantial energy savings to both industrial, and commercial applications. Most electric motors today are designed to work with variable frequency drives, … Continue reading

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When Should You Be Using a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Rated Motor?

When it comes to pinpointing precision, minimizing utility costs, and managing electrical energy, variable frequency drives, are one of the most successful strategies available today, through a varied voltage and frequency of energy supplied to that motor. In other words, … 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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