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Accessorizing Your VFD for Proper Operation and Power Quality

  • July 2021
  • Number of views: 251
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Webinar recording

This webinar goes through the basics of what accessories may be needed for proper VFD control and power quality add-ons to improve motor driven system reliability.

Tip for Vertical Hollow-Shaft Motor Assembly

  • July 2021
  • Number of views: 500
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Article

Vertical hollow-shaft motors present some unique reassembly challenges, one of which is setting end play. Here's a tip that applies to assembly of vertical hollow-shaft motors in the 320 to 440 frame drip-proof enclosures with grease lubricated lower guide bearings and oil-lubricated upper thrust bearings.

Sizing Pumps & Pump Motors

  • July 2021
  • Number of views: 488
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Article

Service centers are often called on to provide replacement pumps or pump motors or to advise on pump retrofit and re-application projects. A good understanding of the parameters that govern pump performance is essential to help customers with these opportunities. The information here relates to rotodynamic pumps (centrifugal and axial flow impellers) and not to positive displacement pumps.

Considerations for Inrush vs. Locked Rotor Amps

  • June 2021
  • Number of views: 2761
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Article

When an AC motor is initially energized at rated voltage (and frequency), the current drawn is many times rated current until the motor attains full operating speed. Consequences of starting current include short time overheating of stator windings and rotors, undesirable operation of overload protective devices and a sag in the supply voltage.

The Care & Use of Micrometers

  • June 2021
  • Number of views: 443
  • Article rating: 5.0
Article

The importance of precise and accurate measurements is more critical today than ever. Our customers are increasingly demanding of best possible practices and outcomes when having their machinery serviced and repaired. The ideas and information presented here are applicable to other mechanical measuring devices such as inside micrometers, calipers, protractors, levels, depth gauges and such.

Management Pulse Survey Results: Positive Outlook for 2021

  • June 2021
  • Number of views: 371
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Article

Resiliency is on display with more than 75 percent of respondents asserting that members feel optimistic or very optimistic about 2021.

EASA Technical Manual

  • May 2021
  • Number of views: 4810
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EASA's most comprehensive technical document is available FREE to EASA members. Download the complete manual or just the sections you're interested in.

Electric Motor Noise: How to Identify the Cause and Implement a Solution

A methodical approach can narrow down which of the primary sources is to blame: magnetic, mechanical or windage noise

  • May 2021
  • Number of views: 1643
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Trade press article — Plant Services

Determining the source of noise in an electric motor is often more challenging than correcting it. A methodical investigative approach, however, can narrow the possibilities and make it easier to resolve the issue—with one caveat. If the noise is due to something in the motor design (e.g., a manufacturing defect or anomaly), a solution may be impossible or impractical.

US DOE Motor System Market Assessment: Findings on Installed Base

  • May 2021
  • Number of views: 794
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Webinar recording

This presentation showcasees the findings from the Motor System Market Assessment (MSMA), including results on motor system maintenance practices.

Factors to Consider When Testing DC Armatures

  • May 2021
  • Number of views: 1381
  • Article rating: 5.0
Article

There are a lot of factors to take into consider when interpreting the bar-bar test or surge test. This articles reviews those factors.

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors - coverThis 40-page booklet provides great advice for obtaining the longest, most efficient and cost-effective operation from general and definite purpose electric motors.

This booklet covers topics such as:

  • Installation, startup and baseline information
  • Operational monitoring and maintenance
  • Motor and baseline installation data
  • How to read a motor nameplate
  • Motor storage recommendations

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EASA/AEMT Rewind Study

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The Effect of Repair/Rewinding on Premium Efficiency/IE3 Motors
Tests prove Premium Efficiency/IE3 Motors can be rewound without degrading efficiency.

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ANSI/EASA AR100-2020

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Recommended Practice for the Repair of Rotating Electrical Apparatus
This is a must-have guide to the repair of rotating electrical machines. Its purpose is to establish recommended practices in each step of the rotating electrical apparatus rewinding and rebuilding processes.

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EASA Technical Manual

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Revised May 2021
The EASA Technical Manual is the association's definitive and most complete publication. It's available FREE to members in an online format. Members can also download PDFs of the entire manual or individual sections.

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