Super efficient motor series has shaft grounding brush to divert currents
Baldor's Super-E electric motor series comes with the Baldor Shaft Grounding Brush, which is designed to divert shaft currents away from the motor bearings as well as reduce voltage spikes in the rotor.
Baldor's Super-E electric motor series comes with the Baldor Shaft Grounding Brush, which is designed to divert shaft currents away from the motor bearings and reducing wear and tear. Stock ratings available include 1 through 50 hp in Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC) or Open Drip Proof (ODP) Foot Mounted designs along with 1/2 through 5 hp in TEFC, C-Face Foot Mounted designs. The internally mounted Baldor Shaft Grounding Brush also prevents common mode voltage, which can lead to voltage spikes that damage the bearings.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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