mro-insider http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/18941/more en NEC: Identification Requirements for Branch Circuits, Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">When installing an equipment grounding conductor (EGC), you must ensure you identify it per Sec. 250.119 [210.5(B)]. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-3#comments mro-insider Silver Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:32:00 +0000 111581 at http://ecmweb.com Live to Test Another Day, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Obviously, not all digital multimeters (DMMs) are the same. The wide range of prices tells us that. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-2#comments mro-insider Silver Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:26:00 +0000 111571 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Not all digital multimeters (DMMs) are the same.</p> Volodymyr Krasyuk/iStock/Thinkstock Blaming Electrical Problems, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">To solve the potential lubrication problem presented in Part 1 of this series, think about the fact this system is pumping a viscous fluid that changes viscosity in response to changes in temperature. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-2#comments mro-insider Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:02:00 +0000 111561 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - March 24, 2015 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-24-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The legally required standby system at your facility kicks in a few times each year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-24-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-24-2015#comments mro-insider Silver Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:55:00 +0000 111551 at http://ecmweb.com <p>It&rsquo;s true that &ldquo;Bob&rdquo; has extensive experience. And he&rsquo;s probably a fine electrician.</p> antikainen/iStock/Thinkstock Where to Use Maintenance Resources http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/where-use-maintenance-resources <div class="node-body article-body">Not all work the maintenance department does is maintenance, and not all maintenance work is of equal value. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/where-use-maintenance-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/where-use-maintenance-resources#comments mro-insider Silver Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:47:00 +0000 111541 at http://ecmweb.com <p>If you have to incur downtime on a $300/hour line so that a $9,000/hr line stays running, so be it.</p> Oleksiy Mark/iStock/Thinkstock Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - March 10, 2015 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-10-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">How do you solve a high incidence of dead vehicles?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-10-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-march-10-2015#comments mro-insider Silver Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:22:00 +0000 110291 at http://ecmweb.com Dmitry Kalinovsky/iStock/Thinkstock NEC: Identification Requirements for Branch Circuits, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">What color is the grounded conductor? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/nec-identification-requirements-branch-circuits-part-2#comments mro-insider Silver Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:12:00 +0000 110331 at http://ecmweb.com Live to Test Another Day, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical tests for everything from acceptance testing to preventive maintenance serve us well. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/live-test-another-day-part-1#comments mro-insider Silver Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:05:00 +0000 110321 at http://ecmweb.com Blaming Electrical Problems, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">If you’ve worked in the manufacturing or process plant environment very long, you’re familiar with the tradition of blaming “electrical problems” for everything from bad materials to operator error. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/blaming-electrical-problems-part-1#comments mro-insider Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:00:00 +0000 110311 at http://ecmweb.com NKMandic/iStock/Thinkstock Maintenance vs. Repair, Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/maintenance-vs-repair-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">How much does it cost to perform an infrared scan on a given cabinet, perform AC resistance tests on any suspect connections, then replace the hardware and properly torque the fasteners? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/maintenance-vs-repair-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/mro-insider/maintenance-vs-repair-part-3#comments mro-insider Silver Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:11:00 +0000 110281 at http://ecmweb.com Photo courtesy of Facility Results