Thomas H. Bishop, P.E.
Thomas Bishop is a senior technical support specialist at EASA Inc., St. Louis. EASA, a CFE Media content partner, is an international trade association of more than 1,800 firms in about 70 countries that sell and service electromechanical apparatus.
Evaluate noise in electric motors
Determining the source can be more difficult than correcting it.
US Department of Energy issues final rule for testing small electric motors
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued rulemaking on test procedures for small electric motors for more than a decade.
Recognize service conditions for motors and generators
It is important to understand the differences between the usual service conditions most motor designs assume and unusual service conditions that lead to unreliable operation and costly shutdowns
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
Motor repair answers via Virtual Training Day
Motor repair advice about applications, a motor detective story, and a common misconception about motor designs are among additional answers available after a motor repair educational course.
Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency: Your Questions Answered
Webcast presenter Tom Bishop answered questions about topics such as measuring efficiency of installed motors, common difficulties, and power factor (PF).