Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 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 Power to the Pump http://ecmweb.com/motors/power-pump <div class="node-body article-body">An important step when selecting a centrifugal pump and an electric motor for an application or when troubleshooting operation issues is to determine how much power the pump should be using.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/power-pump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/power-pump#comments Motors Silver Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:44:00 +0000 139041 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Don’t Use Temperature as a Guide to Motor Restarts http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-don-t-use-temperature-guide-motor-restarts <div class="node-body article-body">The temperature won't tell you with certainty if it's safe to restart a motor.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-don-t-use-temperature-guide-motor-restarts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-don-t-use-temperature-guide-motor-restarts#comments Motors Electrical Testing Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0000 138301 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Code installation requirements for raceway seals in Class I locations http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-installation-requirements-raceway-seals-class-i-locations <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the Code’s installation requirements for raceway seals in Class I locations?</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-installation-requirements-raceway-seals-class-i-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-installation-requirements-raceway-seals-class-i-locations#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:00:00 +0000 137981 at http://ecmweb.com Energy-Saving Tips Associated with Motor Installations http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-saving-tips-associated-motor-installations <div class="node-body article-body">Review these motor conditions and characteristics to help the equipment last longer.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-saving-tips-associated-motor-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/energy-saving-tips-associated-motor-installations#comments Motors Electrical Testing Power Quality Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:05:00 +0000 137771 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Avoid Stressful Motor Starting http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-avoid-stressful-motor-starting <div class="node-body article-body">When carrying out preventive maintenance, avoid starting a motor under maximum load.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-avoid-stressful-motor-starting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-avoid-stressful-motor-starting#comments Motors Electrical Testing Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0000 137241 at http://ecmweb.com stalkerstudent/iStock/Thinkstock Stumped by the Code? Code Rule for Sizing Short Circuit and Ground Fault Protection for a Motor Feeder http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-rule-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-motor-feeder <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What is the Code rule for sizing short circuit and ground fault protection for a motor feeder?</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-rule-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-motor-feeder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-code-rule-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-motor-feeder#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 136841 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Stop Short-Cycling Those Motors http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-stop-short-cycling-those-motors <div class="node-body article-body">Allow the appropriate amount of time before re-starting a motor.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-stop-short-cycling-those-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-stop-short-cycling-those-motors#comments Motors Electrical Testing Mon, 30 May 2016 13:59:00 +0000 136311 at http://ecmweb.com Motor Wiring, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Follow installation drawings, but if those aren't available, determine how many leads a motor has before installing it.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2#comments Motors Installation Tips Electrical Testing Training Tue, 24 May 2016 12:53:00 +0000 136151 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - May 24, 2016 http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-may-24-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">You work in a large plant that’s divided into production areas with specific purposes</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-may-24-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-may-24-2016#comments Motors Power Quality Silver Tue, 24 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 136121 at http://ecmweb.com Hramovnick/iStock/Thinkstock