Tag: <span>motor maintenance</span>
Motors & Drives August 8, 2023

Maintenance and management strategies for better-performing electric motors

Developing a strong motor maintenance strategy can provide companies with many benefits long-term as it reduces downtime and can help companies avoid large repair or replacement costs.

By Timothy Albers and Scott Hopkins
Courtesy: Virtual Training Week from CFE Media and Technology and Advanced Energy Corp.
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance October 18, 2021

Maintenance and power quality events for ac induction motors

Michael Lyda, director of the Advanced Energy motor lab in Raleigh, NC, will speak on basic operation and maintenance of ac induction motors, as well as delving deeper into power quality events.

By Kevin Parker
Motors & Drives September 8, 2020

How to field test 3-phase squirrel cage motors

Maintenance of critical machines depends on the diagnostic electrical testing of installed 3-phase squirrel cage motors, interpretation of results and key points of physical inspection

By Thomas H. Bishop, P.E.
Mechanical & Electrical October 18, 2017

The six fault zones key to proper maintenance

A proper maintenance program goes beyond a visual inspection; instead it uses the proper tools and equipment necessary to check the six fault zones of a motor.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Mechanical & Electrical June 15, 2015

Webcast Q&A: Motor Maintenance: The Predictive Way viewer questions answered

Vijay Anand, regional product specialist-condition monitoring & diagnostics for ABB was the presenter at the June 9 Plant Engineering Webcast, “Motor Maintenance: The Predictive Way.” An archive version of the Webcast is now available on the Plant Engineering Website.

By Plant Engineering
Motors & Drives May 20, 2014

Correcting induction motor power factor

Low power factor can drain generation capacity, waste energy, and increase maintenance costs with excessive heating of equipment.

By Mike Howell