Four reasons why electric motors overheat
Increases in the temperature of an electric motor reduce its lifespan. By knowing the reason why electric motors overheat, users can develop a preventive maintenance strategy to combat inefficiencies.
One way to keep your motors cool is by reducing the excessive load that the motor handles. When considering the specifications of the task involved, match the appropriate motor to the necessary load.
David Manney is marketing administrator at L&S Electric. This article originally appeared on Watts New, L&S Electric’s blog. L&S Electric is a CFE Media content partner.