The New Frontier of Self-Lubricating Solutions

Metallized Carbon Corporation, a global leader in the manufacture of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service lubrication applications, is committed to expanding the...

Precision Meets Connectivity

Big Data, Cloud, Internet of Things, and Smart Factory: This is just a selection of the buzzwords currently dominating the discussions in many industry...

Constant Water Pressure Where and When You Need It

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day. Nearly 70 percent...
IR testing

Benefits of Permanently Installed Automatic Insulation Resistance (IR) Testing: Part 2 of 3

In part 1 of this series, we noted how it is critical to know the electrical condition (IR) of the insulation in your equipment...

Important Considerations for Replacing and Sizing AC Motors

Every business is trying to conserve energy in the face of high utility costs, so getting the best return on investment (ROI) is critical...

Addressing the Water-Energy Efficiency Nexus through Variable Frequency Drives

Today, critical processes in water, wastewater and irrigation activities jointly use more than 55 billion kilowatt-hours per year, according to estimates from the U.S....

Driven Toward Innovation

Ferdinand Porsche is best known today for the sports cars that bear his name, but, among other engineering breakthroughs, he also built the first...
electric motor test

Bringing the “Baker Test” Up to Date

One of the largest independent engineering service providers in South East England, Mid Kent Electrical Engineering Group, has performed electric motor rewinds and overhauls...
Dynamatic

Extending the Life of Eddy Current Variable Speed Drive Systems

Figure 1: Original Dynamatic® Assembling Drawings Eddy current drive technology can be a reliable proven alternative to traditional VFDs. An eddy current drive controls speed...
ethanol plant

Proactive Motor Testing Protects Ethanol Plant

Ethanol has been a clean-burning fuel used in the United States since the 1850s. Ford’s Model T automobile was designed to run on ethanol,...