People and Training

Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider

Combine smart devices with flexible technology to provide real-time alerts.  » more

The IIoT assembly line: Getting a head start

Improving maintenance, operations among the most visible benefits. » more

Insulation deficiencies can harm plants, people

Proper attention provides better energy management, reduced operational failure » more

Why CMMS implementations fail

Organizations that falter during their implementation project may end up falling short in their... » more

Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility

Motor faults and failure can cause disruptions to business operations and lead to loss of... » more

How to integrate regular cleaning into a facility’s processing

Cleaning can fall lower on a priority list because it adds no direct value to the product, but the... » more

IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

Implementation is not only practical, but now is a competitive necessity. » more

Case Studies

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Overview

Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes key terminology surrounding motors and differences between general motor types, including: ac induction motors, dc motors, servo systems, and stepper motors.

AC Induction Motor--How It Works

Part 2 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard ac motor; a standard squirrel cage motor is highlighted.

DC Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 3 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard dc motor.

Stepper Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 4 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard stepper motor.

Servo Motors--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 5 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard servo motor.

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White Papers

SPONSORED White Paper: How to fix your maintenance...

This white paper explains how collecting and analyzing asset data... » more

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Videos

Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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Poll of the Week

How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
We already are using these on our plant floor and plan to expand
We are just implementing our first IIoT strategies
We are still evaluating IIoT strategies
We have no plans to implement IIoT strategies
We don't know about IIoT


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How Equipment Reliability Delivers Profits eGuide

Reliability programs are now standard business practice in companies that rely heavily on machines, equipment, and other physical assets. But, in today’s lean economy, companies have fewer resources...

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