By Staff April 8, 2004

Root cause analysis

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) offers its “Root cause failure analysis” seminar May 7-8, 2004 in Las Vegas, NV. Seminar explores the cause of motor failures from the most common to the unusual. Contact EASA at 314-993-2220.

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Variable frequency drive seminar

National Technology Transfer, Inc. is holding its “Variable frequency drives” seminar on the following dates at the following locations:

Boston, MA, May 4%%MDASSML%%6

Hartford, CT, May 11%%MDASSML%%13

JFK airport, NY, May 18%%MDASSML%%20

Philadelphia, PA, May 25%%MDASSML%%27.

Seminar includes information on ac induction motors; motor/drive specification and applications; operation, setup, and maintenance of VFDs; energy saving techniques; how to program drive parameters; and troubleshooting/fault finding. For more information, or to register, call 800-922-2820.

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Relay conference

Megger is holding its 2004 Relay Conference in Dallas, TX, June 13-16, 2004. The conference contains presentations, informal discussions, hands-on training workshops, product expo, and evening receptions. Contact Megger at 800-723-2861, extension 3245 or email relayconference@megger.com .

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Overcurrent protection seminars

Cooper Bussman will present its “Overcurrent protection of industrial machinery” seminars May 5%%MDASSML%%7, 2004, and August 25%%MDASSML%%27, 2004, at its Gubany Center in St. Louis, MO. Seminars highlight overcurrent protection considerations for industrial machinery and control panels, design standards, and a review of overcurrent protection devices on the market. Seminar fee is $450. Go to the “Applications information” link at the company’s site.

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Electrical grounding

The University of Wisconsin in Madison will hold its “Grounding of electrical distribution systems” training course May 12%%MDASSML%%14 in Madison, WI. Course features instruction on the theory, practice, and design of electrical grounding systems. Call 800-462-0876 or email custserv@epd.engr.wisc.edu .

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