• Motor Nameplate Series

    Your electric motor's nameplate is a valuable resource, providing you information on your motor's capabilities, features, and efficiency. In this series, we cover the most important information you can find on your motor's nameplate and what to do if there isn't one! Read more.

    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

  • DC Motor RPM vs Voltage

    DC motor's speed, torque, and voltage are all interconnected. Understand the different ways you can control your electric motor. Read more!

    By Chris Beaton

  • How to Size a DC Motor

    We look at the physical, mechanical, and electrical requirements to ensure the motor you have chosen is entirely up to the task. Read more!

    By Chris Beaton

  • NEMA vs. IEC Motor Standards: What is the Difference?

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Maximizing Your Electric Motor Replacement

    A brief overview of the considerations and steps you need to take when selecting a replacement for your electric motor.

    By Chris Beaton

  • Introduction to IEC Motors

    By Cory Soetaert

  • What is Service Factor and How is it Used?

    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.

    By Cory Soetaert

  • Motor Nameplate: What Information It Provides

    Understanding your motor nameplate allows you to run your electric motor safely, efficiently, with as little downtime as possible, all while making the most off of your assets.

    By EASA


  • 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
  • The Electric Motor Supplier of Canada's Electrical Contractors

    By Chris Beaton · November 16, 2021
  • Power Consumption of a 3-Phase vs a Single-Phase Motor

    By Cory Soetaert · November 9, 2021
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