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Our insight tagged with 'electric motors'

Exploded view showing the internal components of an electric motor

Electric motor problems and solutions

Failure of a critical electric motor can be catastrophic for business, understanding common problems that can occur allows you to take measures to avoid failure

5 ways to improve the efficiency of your electric motor

Improving the efficiency of your electric motor can reduce the likelihood of machine failure, extend component lifespan and help to reduce energy consumption.

SKF TIH Bearing Heater

Don’t Wind Up With Damage: Fitting Tools For The Rewinders Industry

With up to 16% of premature bearing failures attributed to incorrect mounting methods, it’s clear that getting the mounting and dismounting of bearings right is key to achieving the maximum service life of your components. When the right tools are used, mounting and dismounting bearings correctly is be easy.

A range of electric motors

5 Causes of Motor Failure and How to Prevent Them

We have put together a small collection of common causes of motor failure. We have also provided some useful information to help you identify the reason for failure and how to avoid it...

HVAC Fan & Cogged V-Belt

Choosing The Right V-Belt Drive For Your HVAC Fan Application

Fans are one of the most commonly found devices in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) industry, tasked with maintaining a continuous flow of air through the use of rotor and impellor blades.

Just for Fun: The Ball Bearing Electric Motor

The ball bearing electric motor is a unique kind of motor, with limited real world use, but with an interesting and extremely unique mechanism.