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Motors & Drives March 22, 2022

Your questions answered: Motor management and troubleshooting techniques for ac induction motors

Best practices and tips for motor management included advice on variable frequency drives (VFDs), motor efficiency, motor standards and more.

By Michael Lyda, Ronnie Alford
Motors & Drives January 28, 2021

Your questions answered: Motors and drives: Tips and tools for efficient motor management

Webcast presenter answers additional questions on motor management tips and tools.

By Michael Lyda
Maintenance Strategy March 29, 2018

Defining motor service factor

Understanding the proper applications of motor service factor (SF) to maximize a motor’s life expectancy and performance.

By Jim Bryan, EASA
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics November 27, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 20-26: Best practices for cloud computing, industrial energy training, 2017 Product of the Year finalists, and more

Articles about best practices for cloud computing, industrial energy training, 2017 Product of the Year finalists, culture and IIoT, and motor efficiency webcast unanswered questions were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 20-26. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Material Handling November 9, 2017

“What is your Torque worth?” webcast: Your questions answered

Baldor's Kyle Verploegen answers questions about motor efficiency that were not addressed during the live webcast.

By Kyle Verploegen, Business Development Manager Small Gearing, Baldor
Safety & PPE October 25, 2016

Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs

Assessing the motor before repairs and a well thought-out preventive maintenance program can help reduce efficiency loss and keep operations running smoothly.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Safety & PPE April 13, 2015

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 6-12: Product of the Year winners, measuring motor efficiency, collaborative robots and humans, more

Articles about the 2014 Product of the Year winners, measuring motor efficiency to understand VFD’s value, collaborative robots and humans, reducing lead time, and the Internet of Things and people who make things were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, April 6-12. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Wireless April 6, 2015

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 30 to April 5: ac motor repair, Product of the Year winners, Internet of Things and people, more

Articles about ac motor repair, the 2014 Product of the Year winners, the Internet of Things and people who make things, reducing lead time, and measuring motor efficiency to understand VFD’s value were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, March 30 to April 5. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Mechanical & Electrical March 4, 2015

Measure motor efficiency to understand VFD’s value

Multi-phase ac induction motors have traditionally dominated the electric motor industry. The industry has improved overall motor efficiency in each subsequent NEMA-MG 1 motor standard revision. To make sense of motor efficiency, one must understand what efficiency losses are attributed to.

By John Yoon, PE, LEED AP
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance December 8, 2014

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 1-7: PID loop tuning, rules for pumps and fans, plant workflow obstructions, more

Articles about PID loop tuning advice, rules for pumps and fans, removing obstructions for plant workflow streams, integrating vs. self-regulating fundamentals, and selecting inductive proximity switches were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, December 1-7. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra