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  • How to Connect a Capacitor to an AC Motor

    Capacitors are necessary in storing and releasing electricity but can be tricky to replace in an AC Motor. Follow our step-by-step guide.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Drum Reversing Switch Wiring Diagrams

    Wiring diagrams for single-phase motors with drum reversing switches. Find 5-lead, 7-lead, and 9-lead downloads here.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Wiring a Pressure Transducer to a VFD

    What is a pressure transducer? How does it work? And how do you wire it into your circuit? Read now for your answers.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • What Types of Motors Can Be Used with VFDs?

    While the use of VFDs allows you to adjust the speed of your AC induction motor, not all motors are compatible with VFDs. Read this article to learn more about choosing the correct motor for your application.

    By Chris Beaton

  • How to Size a VFD for a 3-Phase Motor

    In this blog, we discuss the factors you need to consider when finding a variable frequency drive (VFD) for your 3-phase electric motor. Read more!

    By Cory Soetaert

  • VFD Regeneration Explained

    In this article we explain the principles of VFD regeneration and discuss the cost savings of capturing this energy for future use. Read more!

    By Chris Beaton

  • How to Change the Direction of a DC Motor

    A comprehensive guide on changing the direction of your DC motor. Read more to find out how to do so simply and without causing damage to your equipment.

    By Chris Beaton

  • What is a VFD, and How Does it Work?

    VFDs give you greater control over how your AC motor performs, enabling you to find opportunities to increase efficiency and performance and maximize productive quality.

    By Chris Beaton

  • What to Consider When Pairing Your AC Induction Motor with a VFD*

    Running your AC Induction motor with a VFD gives you precise speed control, but there a few things to look out for. Avoid downtime and increase your cost savings with these motor and VFD pairing tips.

    By Chris Beaton

  • Troubleshooting a Failed VFD

    By understanding the main reasons why VFDs fail, operators can quickly determine the cause of a failure or select the right VFD for the job, which help prevent problems from occurring in the first place. Read on for detailed VFD troubleshooting tips.

    By Chris Beaton

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