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What To Do About Common Motor Bearing Failures

January 13, 2022   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

Motor Bearing Failure Issues If you’re having problems with motor bearings, you’re not alone. Bearing failures make up more than half of all electric motor failures globally. Statistics vary widely but anywhere between 35-75% of bearing failures are preventable. This […]

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Paralleled Generator Lineup

How to Reduce Noise in Standby Generators

June 18, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Noise Pollution As technology takes an ever prominent place in society, electricity is an extremely important part of everyday life. When faced with a power outage, a standby generator can be a lifesaver – literally! However, standby generators are a […]

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Generac Paralleled Generators

What’s Wrong With My Generator? – Generator Troubleshooting

June 2, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Why Does My Generator Keep Shutting Off? One of the most commonly asked questions regarding generator troubleshooting is “Why does my generator run for a short period of time, and then shut off?”  We asked our most experienced technicians this […]

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Common Causes of VFD Failure

May 20, 2021   Author:    Categories: VFDs   Tags:

Keeping Your VFD Maintained to Reduce VFD Failure The first thing you should know when purchasing a VFD is to keep it clean, cool, and dry. If you follow these three recommendations, the life of your VFD will be greatly […]

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Facility Fire

How To Prevent a Generator Fire

April 28, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Learning From Disasters and Prevent Your Generator Causing a Fire Could you imagine owning a data center that catches fire from a generator during a utility power outage and cause irreparable damage to your customer’s servers? How much more painful […]

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Motor Rewind

Common Causes of Motor Failure & How to Prevent Them

April 9, 2021   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

Is Your Motor Showing Early Warning Signs? Motors need to be dependable but if you don’t maintain your motor, you could suffer motor failure. Motors can be expensive to repair and if motors fail it could be a huge loss. […]

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Generators on Rooftop

Why Does My Generator Run, but Not Produce Electricity?

April 2, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Loss of Generator Production? Generators are large, intricate, power generating machines that we heavily rely on to keep the world running when a loss of utility power occurs. But what do we do if our generator stops producing that power? […]

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Mobile diesel generator for emergency electric power

Why is My Generator Causing Power Surges?

March 25, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Noticing Issues With Your Generator? Have you noticed lights flickering, or varying machine speeds (sudden shifts between fast and slow) when you’re running on backup power? This phenomenon is referred to as surging. Power surging caused by your generator is […]

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Standby vs. Portable Generators

Standby vs. Portable Generators: Which One is Right for Me?

March 18, 2021   Author:    Categories: Generators   Tags:

Which Generator is right for you? We find ourselves living in a technology reliant world, and with all that technology comes an increasing need for constant electricity.  Inevitably, when you find yourself without power for a few hours, your food […]

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Motor Vibration Analysis

Motor Shop: Vibration Analysis, Painting, and Shop Certifications

March 10, 2021   Author:    Categories: Electric Motors   Tags:

Vibration Analysis, Painting, & Certification: An In-Depth Look In our last motor shop spotlight we discussed how our motor shop handles the dynamic balancing, reassembly, and final testing of your motor to ensure it is returned back to you in […]

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