Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 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 Motor Protection Pitfalls http://ecmweb.com/motors/motor-protection-pitfalls <div class="node-body article-body">Medium-voltage motors are critical to a facility’s power system. Not only are they expensive, but their failure can have crippling, long-lasting impacts on a plant’s operation.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/motor-protection-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/motor-protection-pitfalls#comments Motors Ops & Maintenance Power Quality Silver Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:47:00 +0000 140251 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Requirements for sizing equipment grounding conductors to a motor branch circuit http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-requirements-sizing-equipment-grounding-conductors-motor-branch-circuit <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How do I size the equipment grounding conductor to a motor branch circuit?</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-requirements-sizing-equipment-grounding-conductors-motor-branch-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-requirements-sizing-equipment-grounding-conductors-motor-branch-circuit#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Fri, 19 Aug 2016 20:00:00 +0000 139101 at http://ecmweb.com