• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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

    By Chris Beaton · November 16, 2021
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