Upcoming Events

September 12, 2018

Webinar: Smart Motor Control for Smarter Machines

The fourth webinar in the series on Smart Devices discusses how you can improve productivity and help avoid motor failures with an integrated, data-driven approach. Efficient […]
September 5, 2018

NFPA 79 2018 Standard Dictates New Design Requirements for VFD Applications

from Guest Blogger: Nick Birk, Product Line Manager, Belden  NFPA & NFPA79 As industry readers well know, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an authority […]
June 19, 2018

Let’s Talk Motor Efficiency

Motor Efficiency, What does it Mean? When we talk about efficiency, specifically regarding motors, we’re talking about how much energy it takes the motor to perform […]
February 5, 2018

What to do with all this Motor Data

So you have connected your motor to the cloud and have been collecting data. But now what do you do with it? As more and more […]
January 16, 2018

Four PT Products You Need to Reduce Downtime

Let’s face it, unplanned downtime is in of the biggest stressors facing any plant engineer. When things go wrong, the time it takes to fix the […]
October 20, 2017

Six Tips for Testing Motor Insulation Systems

Although there are many ways to assess motor insulation systems, the insulation resistance (IR) test remains a useful tool for determining if a motor should be […]
February 28, 2017

To Bypass or Not to Bypass

Shakespeare once said “To Bypass or Not to Bypass? That is the question”. Well… maybe not exactly that, but something similar…  Throughout my career I have […]
February 10, 2017

Electric Motors and Energy

Industrial fans, pumps and air compressors use more than 50% of the total motor-related electricity used in the U.S. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, […]