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January 25, 2019

A Holistic Approach to Your Motor Health

How do you keep your motor healthy? There are so many cause and effect scenarios that can hinder the health of your motor. These small changes add strain or create heat and cause a domino effect on your line. Here’s our list of the supporting players that affect the overall health of your motor and what signs you should look for to increase uptime.
January 24, 2019

Predictive Maintenance for Motors – What’s in Your Toolbox?

Do you have to troubleshoot motor issues? Have you had a motor over heat and shut down with no apparent warning? Windings, rotors, connection cables, and […]
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 […]