Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 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 Troubleshooting Motor Control Circuits — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">In Part 1 of this two-part series, we presented a 3-phase, 480VAC motor circuit with its associated controls. We stepped through a logical, systematic approach to troubleshoot the main power portion of the circuit from the incoming power location through the fused disconnect, starting contacts, and overloads to the motor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-2#comments Motors Contractor Training Silver Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:42:00 +0000 111061 at http://ecmweb.com Using a Simple Horsepower Calculation http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-simple-horsepower-calculation <div class="node-body article-body">Performing a horsepower calculation will help you determine which steps you need to carry out when replacing a motor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-simple-horsepower-calculation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/using-simple-horsepower-calculation#comments Electrical Testing Motors Design Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:56:00 +0000 110061 at http://ecmweb.com 9 Ways to Minimize Motor Vibration http://ecmweb.com/galleries/9-ways-minimize-motor-vibration <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">How basic checks and an inquisitive attitude can help electrical technicians maximize overall equipment reliability. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/9-ways-minimize-motor-vibration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/9-ways-minimize-motor-vibration#comments Motors Galleries Contractor Training Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:03:00 +0000 109151 at http://ecmweb.com Troubleshooting Motor Control Circuits — Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">When you get the call, “The motor won’t start,” you’d best have a logical and systematic plan in place to approach the problem. “Easter egging” just doesn’t work unless you happen to be very lucky! </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/troubleshooting-motor-control-circuits-part-1#comments Motors Contractor Training Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:50:00 +0000 108411 at http://ecmweb.com How to Handle a Hot Running Motor http://ecmweb.com/motors/how-handle-hot-running-motor <div class="node-body article-body">Maximum temperature ratings are based on the motor’s insulation system class and apply to the winding temperature at the hottest spot inside the motor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/how-handle-hot-running-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/how-handle-hot-running-motor#comments Motors Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:23:00 +0000 107391 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Always check the surface temperature of a motor with a digital thermometer.</p> Industry’s First Electric Motor Repair Accreditation Program http://ecmweb.com/motors/industry-s-first-electric-motor-repair-accreditation-program <div class="node-body article-body">The Electrical Apparatus Service Association has announced the global industry’s first program for accreditation of electric motor repair service providers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/industry-s-first-electric-motor-repair-accreditation-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/industry-s-first-electric-motor-repair-accreditation-program#comments Electrical Testing Motors News Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:35:00 +0000 106541 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Premium 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-premium-2014-general-specification-consultants-industrial-and-municipal <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published NEMA Premium 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal: NEMA Premium Efficiency Electric Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-premium-2014-general-specification-consultants-industrial-and-municipal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-premium-2014-general-specification-consultants-industrial-and-municipal#comments Motors News Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:15:00 +0000 106361 at http://ecmweb.com Does Your VAM Need a Local Disconnect? http://ecmweb.com/motors/does-your-vam-need-local-disconnect <div class="node-body article-body">The most common reference in the industry for valve actuator motors (VAMs) are motor operated valves (MOVs). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/does-your-vam-need-local-disconnect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/does-your-vam-need-local-disconnect#comments Motors NEC Tue, 06 Jan 2015 21:43:00 +0000 105951 at http://ecmweb.com <p>The actuator in this photo is remotely mounted to a butterfly valve.</p> NEMA Publishes NEMA MG 1-2014 'Motors and Generators' http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-nema-mg-1-2014-motors-and-generators <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA MG 1-2014 Motors and Generators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-nema-mg-1-2014-motors-and-generators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/nema-publishes-nema-mg-1-2014-motors-and-generators#comments Motors Design News Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:14:00 +0000 58271 at http://ecmweb.com