Mechanical - Motors, Drives

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DC motor repair rewinding tips

Whether to repair or replace a motor is a decision that must take the specific business's needs and... » more

The benefits of testing a 3-phase electric motor

Testing a three-phase motor with a polarization index test (PI), megger test, or surge test on a... » more

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Differences between electric motors and generators

Electric motors and generators have significant differences in terms of function and what they are... » more

Robin Olson, director of applications engineering, Rexnord Industries, answered additional questions on gear drive specification from the Jun. 15 webcast. Courtesy: Rexnord

Gear drive specification Webcast: Your questions answered

Robin Olson, director of applications engineering, Rexnord Industries, answered additional... » more

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Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat

Air-to-water exchangers can reduce variable frequency drive (VFD) heat exposure. » more

Properly troubleshooting and maintaining VFDs equipment can improve the management process. Courtesy: Danfoss

A drive to succeed

Turn detective to troubleshoot ac drives for a quick resolution that will save time and money at a... » more

A full line of gear motors and gearheads has been designed to pair with every servo motor, creating complete gear motor solutions rated from a low of 50 W to as high as 15 kW. Courtesy: Yaskawa

Gear motor and gearhead line

A full line of gear motors and gearheads has been designed to pair with every servo motor, creating... » more

Image courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media Robin Olson, director of applications engineering, Rexnord Industries, answered additional questions on gear drive specification from the Jun. 15 webcast. Courtesy: Rexnord Image courtesy: CFE Media Properly troubleshooting and maintaining VFDs equipment can improve the management process. Courtesy: Danfoss A full line of gear motors and gearheads has been designed to pair with every servo motor, creating complete gear motor solutions rated from a low of 50 W to as high as 15 kW. Courtesy: Yaskawa

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  • Bionomic's series 6500 jet venturi scrubber is designed to simultaneously remove gaseous contaminant and particulate down to .75 micron size for chemical, pharmaceutical, and other scrubbing applications. Courtesy: Bionomic Industries.
  • Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion. Courtesy: Plasti-Bond.

Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from 75 to 450 hp and cover flows from 125 to 1788 cfm at 125 psig and are designed to deliver part load efficiency and steady... » more

Precision limit switches

The precision limit/position switches are designed to be mounted in tight locations and have a 4mm diameter barrel.  » more

Bionomic's series 6500 jet venturi scrubber is designed to simultaneously remove gaseous contaminant and particulate down to .75 micron size for chemical, pharmaceutical, and other scrubbing applications. Courtesy: Bionomic Industries.

Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic's series 6500 jet venturi scrubber is designed to simultaneously remove gaseous contaminant and particulate down to .75 micron size for chemical, pharmaceutical, and other scrubbing applications.  » more

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 cotter pins can be used for the axial mounting of bolts and axles. » more

Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion. Courtesy: Plasti-Bond.

PVC coated sealing locknut

Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion.  » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Functional safety life cycle: 1) Perform risk assessment 2) Examine functional requirements 3) Design and verify mitigation 4) Install and validate 5) Manage, change, and improve. Courtesy: Control Engineering Machine Safety Blog, JB Titus & Associates

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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