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  • Altitude Effects on Electric Motors

    At high altitudes, the properties of air change in ways that have a direct impact on the way electric motors must be operated to maximize service life and productivity. Because air is less dense a...

  • No Name Plate? No Problem.

      The motor nameplate provides the critical motor specifications and the catalogue number needed to replace a broken-down motor. In some cases, such as washdown applications, the nameplate will be...

  • How to Select Your Next Industrial Motor

      Regardless of the application, you and your team need to depend on your electric motor to operate consistently. Not all industrial applications are the same, but by using this checklist, you can ...

  • Replacing an Engine with an Electric Motor? Horsepower Is Horsepower – or Is It?

    This article is posted with permission by EASA. "When a customer calls and wants to replace his diesel or gasoline engine with an electric motor to drive a piece of machinery, it’s easy to assume t...

  • Choosing the Right Industrial Motor For Your Application

    When a motor is down, it’s vital to replace it quickly to maintain your production levels supported by the motor or replenish your backup motor inventory. Choosing the right motor is just as import...

  • Long Term Industrial Motor Storage

    Commonly, industrial and manufacturing plants require a backup inventory including motors and parts. A broken motor can mean missed deadlines, employee downtime, or spoiled product. These businesse...

  • AC And DC Motor Speed Control

      Choosing a speed controller is an important part of building an electric motor drive application and greatly impacts the performance, cost, efficiency, and longevity of the project. While there ...

  • Choosing an Electric Motor Enclosure

      Whether the motor environment is indoors or outdoors, your motor may be exposed to moisture, dirt, and dust. The right electric motor enclosure will massively reduce maintenance costs and extend...

  • Plant Maintenance Practices: In-house vs Outsource?

        Have you considered outsourcing components of your maintenance program? EASA completed a study in 2014 to identify opportunities and trends relating to the outsourcing of maintenance tasks. Ov...

  • Electric Motor Safety

      Maintaining a safe work environment is paramount in industrial settings that involve high-voltage infrastructure and rapidly moving components. Proper electric motor safety is an essential step ...