Check Before Activating Motors
It’s bold to assume that motors that have been in storage for a length of time or that have been...
Bolster Step-Motor Reliability
Reliable operation of step-motor systems begins with the sizing and selection process.
Bearing PdM Increases Uptime
Predictive-maintenance strategies will move your operation out of fire-fighting mode, improving...
Innovative Maintenance: A Concept
By Howard W Penrose, Ph.D., CMRP, MotorDoc LLC There’s been a constant buzz in the reliability...
ON THE FLOOR
Each month we talk with maintenance and technology professionals about their views and pressing problems on the factory floor.
The Future of Maintenance
By Dr. Klaus M. Blache, Univ. of Tennessee Reliability and Maintainability Center (RMC)
Pinpoint Funny Motor-Ground Currents
By Howard W. Penrose, Ph.D., CMRP aka ‘Motor Doc’ Unusual bearing or winding failures in across-the...
Understand Vertical Motor Bearings
Vertical motors differ from horizontal units in various ways, including their oil-leak risks.
Smarten Up About Rotor Analysis
Measure Motor Temperatures Correctly
Utility Finds Revenue Stream with Operations and Maintenance...
Note These Causes of Motor Failure
Brushing up on important root causes now can prevent headaches later.
Make the Most Of IR Inspections
When it comes to the non-invasive technologies that make up a plant’s predictive-maintenance (PdM)...
Highly Charged Reliability
Bill Myers spearheads an Electrical Maintenance Program that helps AstraZeneca’s West Chester, OH...