Proper Motor Repair

Can the original Motor Efficiency be maintained when it is rewound? A common misconception is that a rewound motor will lose efficiency during reprocessing. In fact, the efficiency of the motor after being rewound is totally dependent on the procedures followed during the rewind process. It is critical that proper procedures are followed! When properly processed, […]

Motor Bearing Current Issues

Part 1 of a 2 Part Series on Motor Bearing Current Failures More and more motors these days are being controlled by variable frequency drives. Often, the drives result in premature bearing failure due to stray currents. These currents result from the common mode voltage produced by the drive. As seen in the figure above, […]

2018 ABB Rolling Road Show

This is your Invitation to: The ABB Rolling Road Show 2018 – The Drives and Controls Experience is coming to the South Suburbs! The Drives and Controls Experience is an interactive showcase featuring the products and platforms that make ABB the global benchmark in drives, controls and automation solutions. Please join us as we host the […]

A Better Choice Has Arrived

Coupling maintenance and reliability should not monopolize your maintenance team. The Baldor-Dodge Raptor Coupling eliminates these concerns.  The Raptor’s easy to assemble, patented split natural rubber element significantly decreases total costs of ownership and extends driven equipment life. Built for drop-in interchangeability, the Raptor features an innovative design offering easier installation, reduced maintenance, and improved reliability […]