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