Motor insulation protects against voltage spikes
IRIS electric motors with inverter-rated insulation systems withstand the voltage spikes that result from the use of IGBT-type pulse width modulated inverters.
IRIS electric motors with inverter-rated insulation systems withstand the voltage spikes that result from the use of IGBT-type pulse width modulated inverters. The system for three-phase motors 1 hp and larger, plus other ac motors in adjustable speed drive systems, includes specially formed phase insulation, cushioned and sleeved connections, and stators dipped in high-temperature varnish.
Leeson Electric Corp.
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey