People and Training - Safety Training

Michigan governor touts manufacturing professionals

At Manufacturing in America, Rick Snyder pushes innovation and a redefinition of skilled trades. » more

Achieve proper motor alignment by detecting and correcting soft foot

A soft foot exists when not all of a machine's feet sit flat on the supporting base, so that... » more

Causes of arc flash and arc flash blast incidents

Arc flash incidents are common causes of injury in a facility and knowing how and why they occur is... » more

Make the smart investment for electrical safety

Paying more to improve a company's electrical safety in the short-term will provide a tremendous... » more

How to buy or sell an engineering business

An alternative view of how to conduct an organized, successful business valuation. » more

Striving to achieve a ‘reliable state’ for improved productivity

Four ways to reorganize your people and processes will keep assets operating at longer intervals,... » more

Implement annual IR scans in preventive maintenance program

Performing an annual infrared (IR) scan helps secure assets and also prevents downtime and... » more

Cybersecurity framework updated

A draft update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity provides... » more

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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

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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