Reactive maintenance is the kind of “strategy” you use when you want more headaches, higher repair costs, and emergency plant shutdowns.
The weird and the wonderful
Looking for pictures of rare beasts and one-of-a-kinds? Want how-tos and tips so you can look after your own weird and wonderful electrical assets? You've come to the right place.
What is vibration analysis (and why your maintenance program needs it)
You can learn a lot about the health of your equipment by getting to know its vibration patterns. What is vibration analysis and why does it matter? Find out here!
Learn how to keep your industrial motors healthy
There are two methods for keeping your industrial motors healthy; the right way & the wrong way. Our friend Moe Torres learned the hard way which is which. Read on to learn more about Moe, and how preventive maintenance keeps your motors motorin’
3 easy ways to tell if it’s preventive vs. predictive maintenance
When it comes to industrial motors, what’s the difference between preventive and predictive maintenance? Here are 3 easy ways to tell which one you’re doing.
The Swedish sister
This is the second ASEA motor we’ve repaired for a client. Now that the custom-fabricated brushes and holders have arrived, we’ll make her look new again.
This is what happens when you don’t grease your industrial motor
This motor is a perfect example of what happens when you don’t grease according to spec—catastrophic bearing failure due to overheating.
We do explosion-proof motors
A “before” post about a unique low voltage, lower cycle DC motor that’s come into the shop for an overhaul. We don’t do much general duty work and it shows!
Robbing Peter to pay Paul
Three DC motors from the 1950s are in various states of disassembly, with parts from two being used to make a single motor to be returned to the steel mill.
30-inch industrial brake refurbishment
We’re refurbishing this 30″ drum-style industrial brake so we have it on-hand for our heavy industrial clients when they need a new one, fast.