Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en NEMA Publishes Energy Management Guide for Polyphase Induction Motors http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-energy-management-guide-polyphase-induction-motors <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has released a new energy management guide for polyphase induction motors.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-energy-management-guide-polyphase-induction-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-energy-management-guide-polyphase-induction-motors#comments Motors Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:54:00 +0000 146261 at http://ecmweb.com Thinkstock Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - February 21, 2017 http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-february-21-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">A critical production line has had dozens of stoppages over the past 12 months.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-february-21-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-february-21-2017#comments Motors Power Quality Silver Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000 145631 at http://ecmweb.com tuk69tuk/iStock/Thinkstock Avoid Energy Waste by Using the Correct Gear Oil http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoid-energy-waste-using-correct-gear-oil <div class="node-body article-body">Use the right oil in the right amount, so that motors will run more efficiently.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoid-energy-waste-using-correct-gear-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoid-energy-waste-using-correct-gear-oil#comments Motors Electrical Testing Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:39:00 +0000 145031 at http://ecmweb.com How to Justify that Motor Upgrade Request http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-justify-motor-upgrade-request <div class="node-body article-body">An energy-efficient motor can run even more efficiently if you use these tests to detect waste.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-justify-motor-upgrade-request" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-justify-motor-upgrade-request#comments Motors Electrical Testing Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:42:00 +0000 144101 at http://ecmweb.com DOE Announces $25 Million for Energy-Efficient Electric Motors http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors#comments Motors Design Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:33:00 +0000 143001 at http://ecmweb.com energy.gov Low-Voltage Motors, Voltage Drop, and the NEC http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-motors-voltage-drop-and-nec <div class="node-body article-body">Inevitably, industrial facilities are going to have 460VAC, 3-phase motor loads. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-motors-voltage-drop-and-nec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-motors-voltage-drop-and-nec#comments Motors NEC Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:11:00 +0000 141841 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Sizing Overcurrent Protection for Conductors http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-sizing-overcurrent-protection-conductors <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the Code rules for sizing overcurrent protection for conductors? </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-sizing-overcurrent-protection-conductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-sizing-overcurrent-protection-conductors#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000 141591 at http://ecmweb.com How’s your power factor these days? http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-s-your-power-factor-these-days <div class="node-body article-body">Most facilities have power factor (PF) correction capacitors at the service, but those merely help you avoid a PF penalty on the electric bill.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-s-your-power-factor-these-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/how-s-your-power-factor-these-days#comments Motors Electrical Testing Power Quality Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:31:00 +0000 141321 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Revises Guide to Motors and Generators http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-revises-guide-motors-and-generators <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association revised NEMA MG 1-2016 Motors and Generators. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-revises-guide-motors-and-generators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-revises-guide-motors-and-generators#comments Motors Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:50:00 +0000 140431 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Defining Overcurrent http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-overcurrent <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What does the Code mean by “overcurrent”?</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-overcurrent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-overcurrent#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000 140141 at http://ecmweb.com