Motors

  • Baldor Versus Marathon Motors: What Brand Suits Each Environment Best

    Starting with their history, we compare two top North American electric motor brands; Baldor and Marathon. Read more to find out which one works best in which environments.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Leeson vs Baldor: What Brand Works Best for What Environment

    Leeson and Baldor are two of the biggest names in electric engines. Both are renowned, but which works best for your application? Read on to find out.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • The Future of AC Motors: Advances in Energy Efficiency

    Energy efficiency isn't just a buzzword; it can directly impact your bottom line. Wondering if it’s worth it? Read on to find out.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Running a DC Motor with a Solar Panel

    Choosing to run your electric motor on solar power can help to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions significantly. However, the flow of voltage is not as consistent as what is required by your DC electric motor. Read on to learn how to make it work!

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Variable Torque vs Constant Torque Loads

    The most important factor in selecting the correct variable frequency drive (VFD) for your application is to know what type of load will be applied to your electric motor. The type of load will determine the size of the VFD needed and, in turn, the cost. Read to learn more!

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Can Electric Motors be Mounted Vertically?

    Can electric motors be mounted vertically? Put simply, yes. But to extend the life of your motor and for it to perform optimally, you’ll want to select a vertical motor for a vertical application. Read more!

    By Chris Beaton

  • Do You Need an IEEE-841 Motor?

    So, should you consider an IEEE-841 electric motor for your application? What is it? What motors does it cover? And do you need it? We cover it all in this blog post. Read more!

    By Cory Soetaert

  • HVAC Motor Series

    Through our partnership with HVACKnowItAll, we wrote a 4 part HVAC motor series disucssing how HVAC motor's work, how to troubleshoot your HVAC Motors, optimizing your HVAC motor supply chain, and how to cross-reference OEM HVAC motors. Read now!

    By Chris Beaton

  • 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

  • Pros and Cons of Electric vs Hydraulic Motors

    What are the pros and cons of electric vs hydraulic motors? We dig into the details to figure out when and for what applications each option is best suited for.

    By Chris Beaton

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  • Variable Torque vs Constant Torque Loads

    By Cory Soetaert · July 12, 2022
  • Can Electric Motors be Mounted Vertically?

    By Chris Beaton · June 23, 2022
  • Do You Need an IEEE-841 Motor?

    By Cory Soetaert · February 8, 2022
  • Guest Blog with Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

    By Chris Beaton · January 4, 2022
  • HVAC Motor Series

    By Chris Beaton · December 7, 2021
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