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Electric Motor

5 most common motor load types

Certain load types are characteristic in the industrial world. Knowing the load profile (speed range, torque and power) is essential when selecting a suitable motor and frequency converter for the… Read more

May 20, 2015 | By Edvard

5 most common motor load types
Electric Motor

Comparison of motor speed control methods

It is often desirable to control the motor speed, usually for reasons process control for such variables as flow or pressure. Such applications as fans and pumps often have varying… Read more

Mar 13, 2015 | By Edvard

Comparison of motor speed control methods
Electric Motor

The most common LV/MV motor starting devices

The most common motor starting device is the low voltage motor-starting contactor. A contactor is defined as “a two-state ON-OFF device for repeatedly establishing and interrupting an electric power circuit.” Contactors are… Read more

Jan 14, 2015 | By Edvard

The Most Common LV/MV Motor Starting Devices (on photo: Allen Bradley contactor)
Electric Motor

4 Types of DC Motors and Their Characteristics

As you already know, there are two electrical elements of a DC motor, the field windings and the armature.The armature windings are made up of current carrying conductors that terminate… Read more

Jan 07, 2015 | By Edvard

4 Types of DC Motors and Their Characteristics
Electric Motor

When to Buy Premium Efficiency Motors?

Using premium efficiency motors can reduce your operating costs in several ways. Not only does saving energy reduce your monthly electrical bill, it can postpone or eliminate the need to expand the electrical… Read more

Dec 31, 2014 | By Edvard

When to Buy Premium Efficiency Motors?


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