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    Differences Between Inline & Right-Angle Gearboxes

    December 1, 2020

    There are two primary categories of gearbox: inline gearboxes and right-angle gearboxes. Both config...

    Cory Soetaert
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    How B2B Buying Has Changed

    November 4, 2020

    The B2B buying process has undergone a shift that models recent trends in online shopping and eComme...

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    Maintaining Your Industrial Motor in the Winter

    November 3, 2020

    During the winter months, cold temperatures and icy weather can wreak havoc on electric motor applic...

    Motor Nameplate: What Information It Provides

    This article is posted with permission from EASA. The nameplate of an electric motor reveals much v...

    Replacing an Engine with an Electric Motor? Horsepower Is Horsepower – or Is It?

    This article is posted with permission by EASA. "When a customer calls and wants to replace his dies...

    Long Term Industrial Motor Storage

    Commonly, industrial and manufacturing plants require a backup inventory including motors and parts....

    Introduction To The Variable Frequency Drive

    AC induction motors are used in many industrial applications as well as commercial and domestic pro...

    Turndown Ratio in AC Motor Speed Control

    The ability to slow down the speed of the motor is needed in some operations. However, if a motor ru...

    Basic Electric Motor Troubleshooting

    Motor downtime can mean lost revenue, product spoilage, equipment failure and employee downtime. A ...

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    5 Easy Steps Slashing Bearing Failures

    1. Proper Bearing for Application2. Storage & Handling of Bearings3. Installation & Handlin...

    Basic Electric Motor Troubleshooting

    Motor downtime can mean lost revenue, product spoilage, equipment failure and employee downtime. A ...

    Choosing an Electric Motor Enclosure

    Whether the motor environment is indoors or outdoors, your motor may be exposed to moisture, dirt, ...

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    The Importance of High Quality Supplier Data

    Supplier data is a critical component of the supply chain, enabling informed decision-making during...

    How to Select a Speed Reducer for Your Electric Motor

    In most cases, an electric motor is not suitable for driving a load directly, as it rotates too fas...

    Motor Nameplate: What Information It Provides

    This article is posted with permission from EASA. The nameplate of an electric motor reveals much v...

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    Preventing VFD-Induced Bearing Damage in Electric Motors

    Electric motors fitted with Variable Frequency Drives are at risk of bearing damage due to a build-...

    Motor Nameplate: What Information It Provides

    This article is posted with permission from EASA. The nameplate of an electric motor reveals much v...

    Long Term Industrial Motor Storage

    Commonly, industrial and manufacturing plants require a backup inventory including motors and parts....

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    How to Build a Custom Inline Gear Reducer

    Video Transcript: Our website features an Inline gear builder option fully customizable for your ne...

    What is an Electric Motor?

    Wondering what an electric motor is? Take a look at this short video! Credit: Jason Fenske (https:/...

    How and Why to Avoid Using Counterfeit Bearings

    All of eMotors Direct's bearing offerings are genuine from trusted manufacturers. Find out why your...

    How to Create an Account at eMotors Direct

    Whether you know exactly what motor you need or whether you’re still not sure, we’re co...

    The Loyalty Rewards Program Explained

    We asked our customers what’s most important to them and created a loyalty rewards program to...

    How to Build a Custom Inline Gear Reducer

    Video Transcript: Our website features an Inline gear builder option fully customizable for your ne...

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    Selecting, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Your Gear Reducer

    A gear reducer, or gearbox, is one of the most significant purchases you will make when assembling a...