• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Talk to the Experts

    Saturday, August 22nd, eMotors Direct’s first radio interview aired on 650 CKOM Saskatchewan Newstalk Radio. Listen to the episodes 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

  • 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


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    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
  • The Electric Motor Supplier of Canada's Electrical Contractors

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