Downtime is the enemy of any maintenance manager. And downtime of your electric motor costs money. Did you know that almost every plant loses between 5 and 20% of productivity due to downtime?
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.
Induction Motors: What Are They, How Do They Work, and How Are They Used?
Induction motors sound complicated, like something that powers a massive piece of machinery. In fact, induction motors are ubiquitous in daily life processes. You can find them in air conditioners, refrigerators, automobiles, air compressors and more. But what are they, and how do they work? Put your thinking cap on; a little explanation is required.
How to send electric motors to a repair shop: Insider tips
These insider tips will make sure that when you send electric motors in for repair, they don’t incur any additional damage in transit.
Bad electric motor repair shops: 6 signs it’s time to break up
Are your electric motors in the right hands? Use these 6 signs to tell if you’re using a bad electric motor repair shop and help you choose a good one.
Troubleshooting a 3-phase stator winding failure [With examples]
Use the examples and explanations to troubleshoot a 3-phase stator failure at your plant. Thanks to EASA, this post has some great photos!
Why bearings fail and what to do about it
Get the low-down on bearing failure and a handy checklist to help you identify what’s up with yours, including signs to look for and proven fixes.
Motor failure FAQs
What causes motor failure? How do you test motor windings? How long do electric motors last? Get the answers to these Qs and more in six sentence or less!
6 questions to ask when an electric motor goes down
Deciding whether to repair or replace a failed electric motor can be a tough one. We’ve put together these 6 questions to make the choice a bit easier.
Why you should grease your motors
It’s a simple question, with a pretty simple answer. If you don’t grease your motors things will go very, very bad. Find out more in this blog.
4 KPIs for your preventive maintenance strategy
How can you tell if your preventive maintenance strategy is successful? Learn more about the 4 KPIs that can tell you what’s going right.
What is a reactive maintenance strategy?
Reactive maintenance is the kind of “strategy” you use when you want more headaches, higher repair costs, and emergency plant shutdowns.