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How to Test an Electric Motor

Chris Beaton

A deep dive into maintenance to give you a better understanding of the tests used to monitor your electric motor and related components. Using the findings of these tests you’ll be able to put a maintenance plan in place that will keep your motor running in tip top shape, saving you time and money.

Plant Maintenance Practices and the Opportunity for Outsourcing

Cory Soetaert

One of the key ways to keep your plant running smoothly and reduce downtime is to put some preventive and/or predictive maintenance processes in place. We go over the difference and talk about outsourcing in this article.

Selecting, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Your Gear Reducer

Chris Beaton

Your gear reducer is one of the cornerstones of your operation and making the right choices in selection and maintenance will ensure that it provides you with many years of reliable productivity. Follow these tips to optimize your gear reducer.

What is Service Factor and How is it Used?

Cory Soetaert

The service factor rating on your motor nameplate is an important rating from the manufacturer that helps you runs your motor at it's most efficient. It allows you to run in an overload situation without overheating and causing damages. Read more to learn how to extend your motor's life.