David Manney, L&S Electric


Predictive and Preventive Maintenance November 7, 2017

Is your maintenance program doomed to failure?

No maintenance program can succeed without effective inter-department communication and cooperation. Program discipline and management is just as important as choosing the type of maintenance program your facility utilizes.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Mechanical & Electrical November 3, 2017

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.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Mechanical & Electrical October 30, 2017

The benefits of using high-efficiency motors

The use of high-efficiency, electric motors can lead to significant drops in energy use, as well as significant savings in cost. There are other factors, such as the difference in material quality and higher upfront costs, that need to be considered as well.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Compressed Air October 26, 2017

Four ways to manage a compressed air system’s efficiency

There are many factors affecting the bottom line of your facility. A leak or inefficiency in a compressed air system may spell much higher costs. Follow these tips to ensure your compressed air system is running efficiently.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Mechanical & Electrical October 24, 2017

Knowing the causes and solutions for bearing issues

Improving the performance and longevity of bearings begins with understanding the most common causes of bearing failure and malfunction.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
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
Safety & PPE September 20, 2017

The shocking effects of an arc flash explosion

Most people tend to respect electrical equipment, but they may not understand the dangers that associated with it. One of those dangers is arc flash. In fact, the likelihood of injury from an arc fault is higher than injury from an electric shock.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Energy Efficiency & Management September 13, 2017

Ten tips to save money on pumping systems

As pumping systems are responsible for significant energy usage in the industrial sector, it is beneficial to reduce energy usage, therefore costs, as much as possible.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Motors & Drives August 29, 2017

DC motor repair rewinding tips

Whether to repair or replace a motor is a decision that must take the specific business's needs and budget into account.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Mechanical & Electrical August 18, 2017

The basics of industrial motor power surge suppression

Power surges can be very damaging to electronic equipment in various ways, making it important to take precautionary measures in order to avoid them.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
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