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.

A face only a mother could love

A face only a mother could love

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!

Maintain or meltdown

Maintain or meltdown

This mid-century GE motor gets in some hot situations. When sparks fly and the motor melts down, it’s Duke to the rescue. Here’s our visual repair update.

Outdoor motor in its natural habitat

Outdoor motor in its natural habitat

Duke Electric goes on site to do repairs when it’s not feasible to bring a particular motor in to the shop. This big guy is having its commutator repaired so there’s good communication between the commutator and the brushes in the motor.

How much grease is enough?

How much grease is enough?

Compressors are real workhorses, and they deserve a pat and a carrot every once in a while. Or at least a regular greasing. Are you giving your compressor enough grease? Here’s a tip for figuring out how much grease is enough.

A slippery situation

A slippery situation

How do you get a 75 HP pump motor that weighs 2,000 lbs into a water park? No spoiler alert here—you have to read the full post!

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