Motors, Drives

Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Let’s be reasonable

I am writing in regard to the "Human Side of Engineering" case, "Reasonable Accommodation Under ADA: To What Extent?" (PE, November 1997, p 31).

By Staff
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Grease gun reaches difficult locations

Model 1160 air-operated grease gun features uninterrupted grease flow when the trigger is depressed, exclusive air motor design to ensure consistent self-priming, and ergonomic shape for easy operation. Lincoln

By Staff
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Motor monitoring software

EMPATH Electrical Signature Analysis System monitors and analyzes ac and dc motors, as well as alternators, generators, and transformers. Framatome Technologies www.framatech.com

By Staff
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Procedures For Protecting Electric Motor Bearings

Bearing contamination -- the entry of foreign particles or liquids into the bearing cavity -- is a leading cause of failure in electric motors.

By Russ Hink
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Presenting…1997 Plant Engineering Magazine Maintenance Tips Of The Year

Suggestions for drilling holes in overhead positions, removing socket set or head screws, and locating bad connections were the problems solved by the winners in Plant Engineering magazine's "Ninth Annual Tips & Tricks Contest.

By Ron Holzhauer
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Conveyors and accessories

An 8-p brochure provides specifications, drawings, and performance information about a full line of 3 and 4-in. I-beam conveyors. Stock items include drive motors, components, and accessories to complete most systems. Jervis B. Webb Co. www.jervisbwebb.

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Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

Motors prevent corona damage

Electric motors constructed specifically to ensure reliable operation when fed from variable speed frequency drives prevent the destructive phenomenon called "corona" from occurring.

By Staff
Motors, Drives March 1, 1998

How To Decide Between Synthetic And Petroleum-Based Lubricants

All too often, purchase cost is the deciding factor when buying lubricants.

By Harold Tucker
Motors, Drives February 1, 1998

Grease feeder is fully programmable

Lube Station positive displacement grease feeder includes single-point and multi-point units for up to four spots.

By Staff
Motors, Drives February 1, 1998

Electric motors

A 32-p catalog provides full details on a line a inverter-duty motors. These 1 to 350-hp motors are compatible with most major controllers, encoders, and brakes.

By Staff