Motors, Drives
Motors, Drives April 27, 2018

Trade organization announces annual conference

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Annual Convention and Exposition from June 24 - 26, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisc. is focused on the theme "Connect 2 Quality."

By Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)
Motors, Drives April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Motors, Drives April 13, 2018

Roundtable forum on semiconductors, automations at Hannover Messe announced

IHS Markit will host a multi-topic roundtable-style forum about the semiconductor and automation industries at Hannover Messe 2018.

By IHS Markit
Motors, Drives April 3, 2018

Sags, swells, and voltage deviation effects for troubleshooting motors

NEMA states speed and torque performance—as well as motor life—may be negatively affected by voltage variations.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@work
Motors, Drives 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
Motors, Drives March 26, 2018

Total harmonic distortion effects on motors

Prior to the advent of the transistor, electrical loads were linear: their consumption of current resembled voltage’s sine wave.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@Work
Motors, Drives January 15, 2018

Getting rid of VFD wires

The wireless revolution continues to impact sensors.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Motors, Drives January 12, 2018

Gain lubrication insight by looking a little deeper

Understand how metals and lubricants will interact.

By Helmut Seubert, Klüber Lubrication
Motors, Drives December 19, 2017

The best of the best: The top 15 stories of 2017

Plant Engineering’s top stories for 2017 covered preventive vs predictive maintenance, IIoT, electric motor maintenance, and much more.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Motors, Drives 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