Motors http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 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 The Importance of Impeller Design and Best Efficiency Point http://ecmweb.com/motors/importance-impeller-design-and-best-efficiency-point <div class="node-body article-body">f you work with electric motors and pumps, you’ll eventually encounter a pump curve and one of its key parameters — best efficiency point </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/importance-impeller-design-and-best-efficiency-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/importance-impeller-design-and-best-efficiency-point#comments Motors Design Silver Mon, 16 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000 135731 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Is that cooling air doing any cooling? http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-cooling-air-doing-any-cooling <div class="node-body article-body">Keep ventilation ducts unclogged so that cool air can get inside the motor. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-cooling-air-doing-any-cooling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-cooling-air-doing-any-cooling#comments Motors Electrical Testing Mon, 02 May 2016 12:32:00 +0000 135231 at http://ecmweb.com sanchairat/iStock/Thinkstock Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for Sizing Short Circuit and Ground Fault Protection for Single Motor Branch Circuits http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-single-motor-branc <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What is the Code rule for sizing short circuit and ground fault protection for a single motor branch circuit?</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-single-motor-branc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-short-circuit-and-ground-fault-protection-single-motor-branc#comments Q&A Motors Design Silver Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000 134951 at http://ecmweb.com