Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en Estimation of Electric Motor Load http://ecmweb.com/motors/estimation-electric-motor-load <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a simple method for estimating the actual load on an electric motor without special equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/estimation-electric-motor-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/estimation-electric-motor-load#comments Motors Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:09:00 +0000 125701 at http://ecmweb.com Do Motors in Class I, Div. 2 Areas Require a T-Code? http://ecmweb.com/motors/do-motors-class-i-div-2-areas-require-t-code <div class="node-body article-body">Most motors in petrochemical plants are located in hazardous (classified) areas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/do-motors-class-i-div-2-areas-require-t-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/do-motors-class-i-div-2-areas-require-t-code#comments Motors NEC Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:00 +0000 125691 at http://ecmweb.com supakitmod/iStock/Thinkstock Rotation Testing of 3-Phase Motors http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/rotation-testing-3-phase-motors <div class="node-body article-body">Regardless of the application, it’s a good practice to always test rotation and reduce the risk of damaging equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/rotation-testing-3-phase-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/rotation-testing-3-phase-motors#comments Electrical Testing Motors Installation Tips Training Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:20:00 +0000 125131 at http://ecmweb.com Don’t Have a Frequent Flyer Program for Motor Repairs http://ecmweb.com/motors/don-t-have-frequent-flyer-program-motor-repairs <div class="node-body article-body">Do you track repeat repairs and perform any sort of analysis on them?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/don-t-have-frequent-flyer-program-motor-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/don-t-have-frequent-flyer-program-motor-repairs#comments Motors mro-insider Silver Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:29:00 +0000 122311 at http://ecmweb.com Overcoming Junction Box-to-Motor Mounting Deficiencies http://ecmweb.com/motors/overcoming-junction-box-motor-mounting-deficiencies <div class="node-body article-body">Some plants ground the motor frame; others only connect the ground to the J-box.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/overcoming-junction-box-motor-mounting-deficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/overcoming-junction-box-motor-mounting-deficiencies#comments Motors NEC Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:11:00 +0000 122231 at http://ecmweb.com Motor Calculations — Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">When motors start across the line, they typically draw five times the running current. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-1#comments Code Basics Motors Silver Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:11:00 +0000 121961 at http://ecmweb.com Motor Calculations — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Correctly sizing these different devices can be confusing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/motor-calculations-part-2#comments Code Basics Motors Silver Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:11:00 +0000 125021 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Properly Allocate Your Motor Maintenance Resources http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-properly-allocate-your-motor-maintenance-resources <div class="node-body article-body">Keep track of failure causes and which have the greatest dollar impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-properly-allocate-your-motor-maintenance-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-properly-allocate-your-motor-maintenance-resources#comments Electrical Testing Motors Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 117691 at http://ecmweb.com The ABCs of Bearing Inspection http://ecmweb.com/motors/abcs-bearing-inspection <div class="node-body article-body">Many of you have good in-house predictive maintenance departments, and others outsource that work to others. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/abcs-bearing-inspection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/abcs-bearing-inspection#comments Motors Mon, 04 May 2015 16:02:00 +0000 116091 at http://ecmweb.com Fixing Noncritical Equipment http://ecmweb.com/motors/fixing-noncritical-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes with non-critical equipment, there’s a mindset that the repairs can be done to a lower standard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/fixing-noncritical-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/fixing-noncritical-equipment#comments Motors mro-insider Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:30:00 +0000 114781 at http://ecmweb.com