February 16, 2023

5 VFD Myths You Need to Watch Out For

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are an integral part of industry technology. VFDs control the speed of AC motors, fans, pumps, etc. and should always be in your arsenal. Although they have become standard technology for […]
August 9, 2022

Motor Management 101

A substantial number of electric motors are present in almost every industry. These items can be kept on hand as spares or used right away. Many can be found in even small operations, but in […]
July 25, 2022

Bearing Protection for AC Motors

All bearings are subject to wear and damage, and the bearings inside your AC induction motor are no exception. A potential cause  for bearing damage in an AC motor is when motors are driven by VFDs (Variable […]
July 14, 2022

Motion Control Components: The Basics

Motion Control Systems Motion control systems are any system that control one or more of the following of a machine: its position, velocity, force, and/or pressure. They generally consist of the follow components: Motion controller: […]
March 14, 2022

5 Motor Types for Automation Applications

5 Motor Types for Automation Applications Motor solutions are the lifeblood for many applications. They make automation systems run. While every automated system is different, there are just as many motor types to fit each […]